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Concerned Mayor

Students pretend to be the town's mayor, listing ways they would promote non-violence. For use with The Gorp's Gift, a story about gun safety and accident prevention.
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Concerned Mayor

Directions:Congratulations! You have just been elected mayor of your town.

  • Your number one concern is the safety of the children in your community.
  • You realize that kids need safe places to go and constructive ways to spendtheir time.
  • You have very good ideas about how to promote non-violence.
  • You're going to publish these ideas in your local newspaper.
Brainstorm your ideas below.

Thank you for electing me mayor. I have composed a list of things for young people to do that are positive, constructive, respectful and non-violent.
  1. ___________________________________________________________

  2. ___________________________________________________________

  3. ___________________________________________________________

  4. ___________________________________________________________

  5. ___________________________________________________________

  6. ___________________________________________________________

  7. ___________________________________________________________

  8. ___________________________________________________________

  9. ___________________________________________________________

  10. ___________________________________________________________


The Gorp's GiftAdapted from The Gorp's Gift Teacher's Guide by Tracy Osburn.


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