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1. read you you headline did when the What think?

2. when you hear the word 'gorilla' What springs to mind?

3. story this about know you do What?

4. read think about What what do you you?

5. do think zoos What you of?

6. zookeepers instead Harambe could done shooting What have of?

7. not had gorilla the if happened have would What killed been?

8. do know gorillas What you about?

9. killed and hunted being gorillas about concerned more be we Should?

10. zoos can How gorillas help?

11. like this you reading article Did?

12. your feelings about the shooting of ? Harambe the gorilla What are

13. to decide to zookeepers for it was difficult How Harambe kill?

14. the Do animal you rights agree groups with?

15. we can How wild the in killed being from gorillas stop?

16. for the boy's death Why do people blame the zoo?

17. ? do Why blame people mother the

18. changed How events has like social this media?

19. people other judge to quick we Are?

20. would to zookeepers questions like the What you ask?

Back to the gorilla shooting lesson.

Harambe the Gorilla - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What springs to mind when you hear the word 'gorilla'?
  3. What do you know about this story?
  4. What do you think about what you read?
  5. What do you think of zoos?
  6. What could zookeepers have done instead of shooting Harambe?
  7. What would have happened if the gorilla had not been killed?
  8. What do you know about gorillas?
  9. Should we be more concerned about gorillas being hunted and killed?
  10. How can zoos help gorillas?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What are your feelings about the shooting of Harambe the gorilla
  3. How difficult was it for zookeepers to decide to kill Harambe?
  4. Do you agree with the animal rights groups?
  5. How can we stop gorillas from being killed in the wild?
  6. Why do people blame the zoo for the boy's death?
  7. Why do people blame the mother?
  8. How has social media changed events like this?
  9. Are we quick to judge other people?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the zookeepers?

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