Choosing Life: Bobby's Story - Teacher's Guide (2010)

This teacher’s guide accompanies a fictional story about a 17-year-old boy who, after the suicide of a friend, contemplates taking his own life. Traditional teachings help him work through his pain and become stronger.

The guide includes questions and answers to lead discussion of the text. There are also suggestions for group activities, including making posters, preparing a journal and writing a song.

The author has also included advice on preparing for the story’s potential emotional impact and information about a number of suicide prevention resources available through the Internet.

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