Sometimes the Truth isn’t Good Enough
|1. Villian||a. A soldier in the Middle Ages in Europe|
|2. Hero||b. A person of evil character|
|3. Deserve||c. The beliefs and opinions about someone|
|4. A Silent Guardian||d. One who guards or protects over someone quietly.|
|5. A Watchful Protector||e. One who looks after someone to make sure they are safe.|
|6. Knight||f. Someone admired for his actions and is regarded as a model or ideal.|
|7. Reputation||g. To be qualified or worthy of claiming a reward or punishment.|
|8. To sweep something under the rug||h. To hide information or something else from other people|
Introduction Question (answer in the comments section):
What do you think about the expression, “Sometimes the truth isn’t good enough?” For example, what if someone who is considered a hero was, in fact, a villain? Do you think that there are circumstances where it’s better to lie about someone’s reputation for the better good of the community? Can you think of any examples? Explain.
Main Idea Question:
What did Batman lie about?
Listen to the clip (one time through without stopping):
Detailed Questions (listen to the clip for the second time and fill in the blank in the comments section):
- 0:05- What would die along with Harvey’s reputation?
“Whatever chance you give us of _________ __________ ___________ dies with Harvey’s _______________”
2. Did Batman really kill five people? Who do you think really killed them?
0:16- “People will lose ________”, “They won’t. They _________ never __________ what he _________.” _______ dead, two of them __________. You can’t sweep that __________ the __________. But the joker cannot _______. Gotham needs its _______ _________. You either _______ a _______ or live long enough to see yourself __________ the ___________. I can do those things because _____ ______ ______ a __________. I ________ those ________.
3. Why is sometimes truth not good enough?
1:50- Because sometimes ______ is not _______ ________ ________. Because sometimes people __________ more. Because sometimes people ____________ to ________ their _________ ___________.
4. 2:40- Why do they need to chase Batman?
2:47- Because he’s the ________ that Gotham ________ but not the one that it __________ right now.
5. What is Batman?
3:03- Because he’s not our ___________ he’s a _________ __________. A __________ ___________, a ________ __________.
Do you think that it can be heroic to lie at times, for example, to take the blame for someone else’s mistakes? Or, is it better to always be truthful, no matter what the circumstances?