Downloadable Activity: What Are Those? Skit (The Power of a Positive No)

Classroom Activity for Students to Role-Play a Real Life Situation about Peer Pressure

Kip Jones


Students will gain an understanding of the power of a positive no when being pressured by peers by role-playing a real life situation about peer pressures. Have your class read and discuss Kip Jones' The Power of a Positive No from the Urban Character Education series. After the discussion, select four students to participate in the skit provided as a PDF. Extend the learning with The Power of a Positive No Activity Guide with more to choose from!

This exercise is recommended for grades 3-8.

Materials needed:

    • Students to play each character
    • Scripts for each student (provided as a PDF)

A link to obtain the downloadable activity will be sent via the email address provided.

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