After reading the story called “Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert,” hold a class discussion using these five discussion questions. You can also act the story out by using the scripted role-play provided.
Link to Communication Skills story: Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert
Link to Communication Skills role-play: Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert
Five Class Discussion Questions as a follow-up to the story called Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert
1. Teacher Says or Asks: What is Stranger Danger?
Students Respond: Strange Danger is when an adult usually unknown the child attempts to abduct a child against his or her will. Often, those strangers will appear to be friendly. They may say they’ve lost their puppy and need help. They may offer candy or some other enticement. Their goal is to get the child close enough to where they can easily pull the child into his or her car or drag the child to some location where no one can stop them from what the stranger wishes to do.
2. Teacher Says or Asks: How can you keep yourself safe from Stranger Danger?
Students Respond: If some adult you don’t know tries to get youto come close to him or her with talk of a lost pet, an offer of candy or some other enticement, or the suggestion that they wish to show you something interesting or fun, say no and walk away. Also, that adult might say something like, “Your Mommy sent me to pick you up as she is hurt and needs your help.” Once again, say no and walk away. No matter what, do not get in his or her car. Find an adult you do trust and tell them about what happened. If something really has happened to your mother, the trusted adult will be able to find out for you.
3. Teacher Says or Asks: What role does an Omega Wolf play in a wolf pack? How does that remind you of kids you might know?
Students Respond: The Omega Wolf is the wolf who is often ridiculed, denied food, and physically hurt by the other wolves. Often, an Omega Wolf does not look like the other wolves. An Omega Wolf can be male or female.
There are kids you might know who look or act different from everyone else. Other kids may be mean to them due to this fact.
4. Teacher Says or Asks: What mistakes did Connie make that could have put her in danger?
* She talked to Omega Wolf Bert in the woods.
* She revealed where her Granny lived. That put both her Granny and her in danger.
* Then she was too proud to wear her glasses which kept her from realizing that somebody was masquerading as her Granny Blake. It was almost too late by the time she put her glasses on and realized that it was the wolf named Bert who was dressed up to appear like her Granny Blake.
5. Teacher Says or Asks: What were the smart moves that Connie made to keep herself safe?
* Connie tuned into her inner wisdom.
* Once she realized that something was wrong, she put her glasses on. This enabled her to see that the Omega Wolf Bert was dressed up to look like her Granny Blake.
* She stalled Bert by keeping him talking in the hopes that Ranger Bob was show up in time to help.
* She opened up the window so that Ranger Bob had a better chance of hearing that something was wrong.
* She showed empathy and concern about what Bert was going through which encouraged him to talk longer.
* She got him curious about an unknown topic by mentioned that an Omega Wolf is also known as a Cinderella wolf. Bert wanted to know more about that character. This enabled Connie to entertain him with a long, drawn-out story. This took so long that Ranger Bob did show up in time to stop anybody from being hurt.
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