Confidence Tricksters<br />
What is “confidence?”<br />Confidence means to trust in someone. <br />Examples: When your teacher says, “I have confidenc...
Self-Confidence<br />Confidence also means that you trust yourself!<br />You believe you can do something. <br />This is c...
What are “tricksters?”<br />A person who is a “trickster” gets something they want by lying to another person. <br />Trick...
Confidence Tricksters<br />Confidence tricksters lie to people who trust them to get something. Usually, they get money.<b...
Famous Con Men<br />Frank Abagnale is the most famous con man in the U.S.<br />He forged $2.5 million in bad checks. <br /...
Eduardo de Valfierno<br />Eduardo paid many men to steal the Mona Lisa painting from the Louvre in 1911.<br />Eduardo sold...
Huck Finn<br />Huck is friends with a lot of con men and tricksters.<br />What makes Huck different than the King and the ...
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Confidence tricksters

  1. 1. Confidence Tricksters<br />
  2. 2. What is “confidence?”<br />Confidence means to trust in someone. <br />Examples: When your teacher says, “I have confidence your presentation is great!”<br />Or your Mom says, “I have confidence you will clean your room.”<br />
  3. 3. Self-Confidence<br />Confidence also means that you trust yourself!<br />You believe you can do something. <br />This is called having “self-confidence.”<br />A person with self-confidence believes they can do great things. <br />
  4. 4. What are “tricksters?”<br />A person who is a “trickster” gets something they want by lying to another person. <br />Tricks are used to get something usually by lying. <br />
  5. 5. Confidence Tricksters<br />Confidence tricksters lie to people who trust them to get something. Usually, they get money.<br />Confidence tricksters are more commonly known as “con men.”<br />
  6. 6. Famous Con Men<br />Frank Abagnale is the most famous con man in the U.S.<br />He forged $2.5 million in bad checks. <br />He was also an impostor, pretending to be a doctor, lawyer, teacher, and pilot. <br />He escaped from prison 3 times. <br />
  7. 7. Eduardo de Valfierno<br />Eduardo paid many men to steal the Mona Lisa painting from the Louvre in 1911.<br />Eduardo sold 6 fake copies of the Mona Lisa to people around the world, making lots of money. <br />In 1913, the original Mona Lisa painting was found and returned to the Louvre.<br />
  8. 8. Huck Finn<br />Huck is friends with a lot of con men and tricksters.<br />What makes Huck different than the King and the Duke? <br />Do you think he learns anything good from being with the tricksters?<br />What about his friend Tom Sawyer?<br />

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