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Mr. Browne's Precepts

Words of Wisdom from the book "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Sarah Rochester

on 17 July 2017

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Transcript of Mr. Browne's Precepts

Words of Wisdom from "Wonder" by RJ Palacio
"Your deeds are your monuments."
"Have no friends not equal to yourself."
Fortune favors the bold.
No man is an island, entire of itself.
--John Dunne
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
--james thurber
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
What is good is beautiful,
and who is good will soon be
Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can
To all the people you can,
As long as you ever can.
At all the times you can,
John Wesley's Rule
Just follow the
day and reach
for the sun!
The Polyphonic Spree,
"Light and Day"
Do Now
A precept is advice about life or "words of wisdom."

What are some "words of wisdom" that you have been given?

List as many as you can think of in your Do Now notebooks.
It's not enough to
be friendly. You
have to be a good friend.
Don't be friends with jerks.
Henry's Precept

If you can get through
middle school without
hurting anyone’s feeling,
that’s really cool beans.

summer's Precept

Everyone in the world
should get a standing
ovation at least once in
their life because we all
overcometh the world.

Auggie's Precept
Don’t try too hard to
be cool. It always shows
and that's uncool.

Sometimes it’s
good to
start over.

Julian's Precept
What are

Rules about really important things!
What is your personal precept?
Think about a precept that reflects what you believe in or how you try to live your life.
In your Do Now Books:

List five values, beliefs, or things that are important to you.
Front of quilt square:
Write your precept at the top
Create a Color illustration reflecting your precept.
Back of quilt square:
Write what it means to you
Mrs. Conlan's precepts:
1. Treat people the way you
want to be treated.
2. You are who you choose to
What is your personal precept?
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