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Power of Words Movie 1: Kid President          (Ages 6-14)      https://sites.google.com/site/valueslessons  

'What are some important words we need to use regularly?' 
(Thank you, Please, I'm sorry, I love you, You did a good job etc.) 
Write the list of words and phrases on the whiteboard. 
Ask after each, 'Why is this an important thing to say?' 

Watch the Movie: 'Kid President's 20 Things We Should Say More Often' http://youtu.be/m5yCOSHeYn4   3 minutes

Discussion Question
'Did we miss any important words off our list?' Add their suggestions to the list. 

'Let's look for opportunities over the next week to use these words. You could be the brightest point in someone's day.' 

Optional Gag
Kid President suggested that we say to our friends, 'Here's a surprise corn dog I bought you because you're my friend.' 
Have a hidden corn dog, (hot dog or battered sausage on a stick), and if a pupil says to add 'Here's a surprise corn dog I bought you because you're my friend,' to your list, say the same thing to that pupil and give it to them.
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Power of Words Movie 2: This is Why Every Word Matters          (Ages 12+)      
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Could two words destroy a life? Let's find out.

Watch the Movie: 'This is Why Every Word Matters'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yPgW3JaxV0&app=desktop  4 minutes

Discussion Questions
1. What two words did Nassar's father say to him that made him give up on life? (I'm busy)
2. Do you think he loved his son?
3. Why do you think Nassar's father couldn't praise his son?
4. What could Nassar have done to help cope with this hurt?