Day 2

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    What traits do you associate with a brain/heart/courage? Why are these traits important?

    Some examples of answers to the first question include:

    Brain = intelligence, reasoning

    Heart = compassion, love, happiness

    Courage = bravery, selflessness

    For the second question, guide students to think about these traits as they relate to self-esteem (one’s idea of oneself) and friendship (how they treat others). Some students may be of the opinion that one trait may be superior to another, but all of these traits are important when it comes to making a person well-rounded, healthy, and successful.

  2. 2

    Is there further evidence that Dorothy’s companions possess the traits they...

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