The following questions will assist in preparing your students for their viewing of Water Weight.
Each question has a theme or concept in it from the play. The question(s) related to it begin to tie the theme/concept with the content of Water Weight.
Ask students to answer the random question they are given. Their response can be in either the written form or via art piece. They can be as creative as they wish to get their point across and should not be restricted by type of art or genre of writing.
- Do you ever wish to be someone or something you’re not? Explain how this can be both a positive and negative way of thinking.
- Have you ever made fun of someone who’s different? Why? What makes someone different to you? Do you or did you, make fun of them because you were fearful or not accustomed to their differences? Explain.
- Be careful of what you wish for. Have you ever heard this expression? Explain what it means and why it’s such a well-known expression.
- Different strokes for different folks. Have you ever heard of this expression? What does it mean? How would the world change if we all followed this expression?
- Why do humans waste so much water? Think of how you use water daily – do you waste any? Could you change any of your habits? How does being mindful help in our conservation of resources?