The Paperboy by Dav Pilkey is about the mornings of a responsible boy with a paper route. This product is a lesson plan grounded in responsibility; what it means to be responsible and to take responsibility. Students first learn the difference between being responsible and then taking responsibility through guided discussion. Then students listen to the story and follow it up with discussions about how the main character is responsible. Students being to think about the outcomes of their actions, good and bad. Finally, students reflect on their own responsibilities at home, choosing just one to draw and write about.
This product includes:
-Being Responsible Poster
-Take Responsibility Poster
-2 "What could happen if..." worksheets (one positive and one negative)
-Reflection draw and write template
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