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Rules • What are rules? • Where do we have rules? • Who makes the rules? • Why do people make rules? • What would happen if there were not rules? • Do you care about rules? Which? Why?
Ramona and Mom
Family Rules Group Discussion • When you were growing up, what kind of rules did your parents set? q Dating q Phone q Computer q Cleaning q House Rules q Curfew q Were there any rules that you couldn’t understand, or disagreed with? q What kind of punishment did your parents give you?
What do you think of these rules? I changed the password on your phone. If you want it, finish your homework!
A Serious Problem? Page 24
Good Punishment • What would be your punishment for breaking those rules?
A crazy story…
12 -Year-old Girl Tries to Poison Her Mom for Taking her i. Phone Away
If you have kids in the future what are 5 rules and punishments that you will make for your kids? • As elementary kids • As middle school kids • As high-school kids
Written Reflection 1. Do you think rules are important? Why or why not? 2. Where do you think rules are most important? Why? 3. What is one rule that you have experienced in your life that you disagreed with. Explain. 4. What kind of punishments are useful and what kind of punishments are harmful for breaking rules? Why?