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If Youre Riding A Horse And It Dies

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A retelling of the dead horse story to motivate our students and explain our team philosophy.

A retelling of the dead horse story to motivate our students and explain our team philosophy.

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  • 1. If You’re Riding a Horse and it Dies, Get Off! Author Jim Grant and Char Forsten Illustrations by Nathan Bundy Adapted by Patricia Denton
  • 2. “ That horse isn’t looking too good…” Pierce Middle School
  • 3. “ Uh oh!” Pierce Middle School
  • 4. “ Do you think a bigger whip will help?”
  • 5. “ Has anyone thought of yelling at it?” Pierce Middle School
  • 6. “ Maybe a different rider can get the horse going?”
  • 7. “ The horse needs more positive motivation.
  • 8. “ The more needs a new saddle! That will work!”
  • 9. “ I think we should give the Horse a blueslip!”
  • 10. “ The Horse needs more healthy food at lunch!”
  • 11. “ Let’s try throwing more money at the problem.”
  • 12. “ We should give it the M.E.A.P!” (Michigan Equine Assessment Program)
  • 13. “ This horse is lazy! Send it to I.S.S.!”
  • 14. “ I know what to do! If you’re riding a horse and it dies, get off the horse…”
  • 15. “ and try something new!” Pierce Middle School
  • 16. What Dead Horse Are You Riding?
    • Not doing homework/classwork?
    • Not turning in work?
    • Not participating in class?
    • Not asking questions?
    • Not studying for tests?
    • Late to class?
    • Talking too much with friends during class?
    • Not using your planner?
  • 17. What are you going to do to get your ‘giddy up’?