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Tug of War


Price: $29.95
Order Number: 614.0006
Format : DVD

Theme: Choosing a Friend Across Racial Lines

Your students will see open discussion as a method of problem resolution, and learn that friendship is based on more than appearance.

In this episode Jason discourages Cat-a-lion from playing baseball with Arthur because he’s “not our kind.” Cat-a-lion feels torn between his friends and seeks advice from Ben, an African-American teen whose best friend, Josh, is white. Ben acknowledges the outside interference he and Josh have had, but tells Cat-a-lion that his choice of friends is just that—his choice. Cat-a-lion tells Arthur and Jason that he wants them all to be friends. Arthur and Jason agree to try.

Activities:Promote friendship with a photo collage, word association games, and an exercise where students compare ice cream likes and dislikes.

The DVD has chapters, a PDF of the complete Teacher Guide and a Training Video and Guide.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Click here for teacher's guide.

The teacher's and training guides are provided on the DVD.  A printed copy is provided free with the purchase of the complete series

Ideal for Grades 1-3
Duration: 15 minutes
Closed-Captioned
©1995 Family Communications Inc,
Series # 614

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