Pick two of the following situations and analyze the charactersÕ behavior according to the theorist that will be assigned to your group. You can make up details about the charactersÕ backgrounds as needed in order to describe the behaviors described. Write up your explanations and turn them in as a group.


Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet, eating her curds and whey. Then along came a spider who sat down beside her and frightened Miss Muffet away.


Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after. Then up Jack got and home did trot as fast as he could caper to old Dame Frown, who patched his crown with vinegar and brown paper.


Albert is playing with a train set and Bruce is coloring. Then Bruce stops coloring and takes one of AlbertÕs cars. Albert pushes Bruce; Bruce cries.