FOCUS: (510 minutes)
Read or tell the following stories to the class:
Max was an exchange student from Germany in America. When he arrived in the U.S., he was told by his exchange organization that he couldnt drink, smoke or do drugs while he was an exchange student, and he said he understood those rules. Two months after his arrival, his host family was waiting up for him when he came home one night, and there was a strong smell of alcohol on his breath. When they confronted him about it, he admitted that hed been drinking, apologized for doing it, and promised never to do it again.
Anika was an exchange student from Germany in America. When she arrived in the U.S., she was told by her exchange organization that she couldnt drink, smoke or do drugs while she was an exchange student, and she said she understood those rules. Two months after her arrival, her host mom found a joint in her room. When she confronted Anika about the pot, Anika got very angry and yelled at her host mother about invading her privacy and denied smoking the joint.
Ask students to discuss and decide what should be done with Max and Anika. Should one or both be sent home? Should they both receive the same treatment? Why or why not.
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