A picture can say more than a 1,000 words!
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One of the bravest people in the world: very worthwhile material to teach values.
Watch the videoclip and answer the following questions as best you can:
01. What does Lizzie mention is a benefit to being visually impaired?
02. Which fluid was absent when she was still growing inside her mum?
03. What did the doctors tell her mum Lizzie would never be able to do?
04. How did she look at herself when she was five?
05. What did she wear on her first day to school?
06. After she came home, which advice did her parents give her?
07. What are things Lizzie mentions that some people feel defines them?
08. Which central question does she pose to the audience?
09. How many views did the 8 second video of her have?
10. What awful thing did a complete stranger tell her?
11. What did that do to Lizzie? How did she respond?
12. Mention two of her goals in life.
13. Which ones has she accomplished already?
Take two minutes to think first and then, only then start to write down what defines you.
And is that in accordance with what you think should define you?
Do you know people who are defined by the 'wrong' things, from your perspective?
If so, what are they?
Which feeling lingers on after having watched Lizzie's tale?
01. What is Stephen going to do in this series?
02. Who will he meet over the next four episodes?
03. In what year did homosexuality become legal in Britain?
04. Why does Stephen cry at the wedding?
05. When did he "come out" himself and who inspired this?
06. What is the name of the parade we see in London?
07. Stephen talks about kids in the playground, aged kindergarten age, why?
08. What did Farshad's boyfriend say was done to him, in order to save his own life?
09. Which foreign country is going backwards in its treatment of gay people?
10. Which physical problems can be caused by doing sodomy, according to the pastor?
11. The pastor goes on about the anus, while Stephen tries to talk about ...
12. The pastor doesn't call homosexuality a disease, but an ...
13. Fat boy has a different view. Why does he want the law to pass?
14. And on ...
[Ask the students to make more questions while watching the episode]
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