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A) Who was responsible for Shaun’s death? (b) Did Jabo, Martha, Rachel and Shane do the right thing by running away and keeping quiet about what had happened? (c) If not, what should they have done? ) 10. If you come across someone sniffing solvents, what should you do? 29 CONTENTIOUS ISSUES Leader Sheet 3: Goodbye Shaun 1. (a) What should Shaun have done when Jabo invited him to join them? He should have refused. He didn’t know the others at all – they hadn’t even known his name and they made fun of him (‘white boy’).
9. What do you think of cheating in general? That it’s wrong, whatever the reasons? That it’s fine as long as you don’t get caught? Or that it’s the only way for you to get on? ) 53 CONTENTIOUS ISSUES STORY 7: Hoi Ping Is Unhappy ‘These forms are for you to make appointments with your teachers so your parents can see them next week,’ Mrs Price told her registration class. ’ Rajesh asked. Hoi Ping shook his head. They were always too busy with the Take-Away. His family worked very hard and they couldn’t just close down for an evening.
What are they? (b) Can you describe how he might have felt during a panic attack and the reaction his body has to the panic? 7. Very often, people who suffer from panic attacks and general phobias such as agoraphobia (specific phobias include fear of spiders, heights, snakes, birds…) hide their problems because they are worried about being made fun 62 SECTION 1 of. How would you react to someone confiding in you about a phobia? 8. (a) Are phobias something to be ashamed of? (b) Are some phobias more socially acceptable than others?