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Role-Play: Peer pressure is hard to resist

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This is a Peer Pressure versus Exercising No Muscle role-play appropriate for middle school students. It is based on the story called “Peer pressure is hard to resist.”

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Section 6: Act out Peer Pressure versus Exercising No Muscle role-play: Peer pressure is hard to resist

A. Students participate in scripted role-play called “Peer pressure is hard to resist.”

Story Description: This is a story that deals with the kind of peer pressure of someone who is always trying to borrow your things without ever paying those things back. Listen to how Jarvis learns to strengthen his ‘no muscles’ by setting firm boundaries with his possessions. Listen also how Jarvis learns the difference between the people in his life who are either users or real friends.

The role-play features two guy actors: Jarvis and Mike.

The role-play also features two girl actors: Discussion Question Asker #1 and Discussion Question Asker #2.

All four characters have medium to large-size parts.

The rest of the class will take turns reading the parts of Narrator 1 and Narrator 2.

Who is interested in playing these roles? (Either pull names or accept eager student volunteers.)

C. PDF File – Print about 10 copies for students to share of this scripted Peer Pressure versus Exercising No Muscle role-play called "Peer pressure is hard to resist.”

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