Song and writing prompts: accepting differences

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Teach tolerance and acceptance of those who are different. Not everyone need look and behave exactly the same. Let's forgive each other our foibles! Kids hate lectures, but love songs with meaning that teach them about life. Johnny Depp is one of those songs. Use this song and these prompts to get imaginations going - and kindness showing!

Johnny Depp lyrics describe a scruffy boyfriend who looks a bit like a pirate. Should our main character mind his scruffiness - when her friend treats her so well? Discuss. What really matters; what we look like, or how we treat others?

This Disney-style studio recording and prompts teach kids to be more open-minded.The material presents playful and light - but it's actually very deep! Use this song track and prompts to support any social skills and anti bullying program you have in place. This unit is also inspires creative writing. Let's spark imaginations!

Our Johnny Depp song is a PERFECT addition to any classroom playlist.

Listen to a sample of this song here:

Johnny Depp song track

Included in this zip:

Studio recorded song

Teacher intro

Lyric sheet in color and black and white

Writing prompt questions in color and black and white

Lined treasure chest paper in color and black and white

Unlined treasure chest paper in color and black and white

Fun facts: Our young vocalist is a brainy actor (math wiz) who shares a manager with Hilary Duff. Our drummer plays for Justin Timberlake. His name is Bucket.

Music teachers: Use this fun song to teach verse, chorus, bridge song structure. Our writing prompts can be used to cover writing requirements in music class.

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Lyrics and Music copyright Lessia Bonn

for I am Bullyproof Music

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