When Is A Wrong Really Wrong?
R & J Intro
SOCIAL OFFENSES: acts that society view as wrong
Rank each offense: 1 = VERY WRONG
2 = WRONG
3 = NOT THAT SERIOUS
____1. Planning to trick/deceive someone
____ 2. Lying to parents
____ 3. Killing someone for revenge
____ 4. Advising someone to marry for money.
____ 5. Marrying someone for money.
____ 6. Continuing a feud that your family has had for generations.
____ 7. Selling drugs
____ 8. Killing someone by mistake while fighting with that person
____ 9. Suicide
____ 10. Crashing a party
____ 11. Marrying against parents’ wishes
____ 12. Giving the finger or another vulgar gesture
____ 13. Picking a fight
14. Question: Did everyone in your group agree on the rankings?
15. Question: What could be 3 reasons people have different opinions about these Social Offenses?
Watch the video of former Tennessee Titan Running Back Eddie George in the role of Julius Caesar. Use his body language to help you figure out his character - what kind of guy is Julius Caesar?
Watch the beginning of the 1996 version of Romeo & Juliet. Stop at 8:34 and answer these questions on notebook paper.