Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Getting Help Topic Page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the movie.

Before the Movie


Have you ever asked for help? If yes, in what way was it helpful? If no, why didn’t you ask for help?


During the Movie (Pause Points)


Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep students focused and to assess their understanding before moving on:


Timecode 0:42: Why do you think it is sometimes hard to ask for help?

Timecode 1:32: What are some different ways you can reach out to someone for help?

Timecode 1:56: How can role-playing prepare you for asking for help?


After the Movie

Why do you think it is important to ask for help when you need it?

Who are some people you might ask for help?


*BrainPOP’s Discussion Questions and Prompts align to CCSS Speaking and Listening Standards.