You have been presented with the evidence that Johnny has been abused
and neglected in his home by his parents, which may or may not have
contributed to his troubled life. In order to come to a conclusion
of whether or not Johnny’s abusive home life played a part in
the murder, you must research abuse. Make a page in your journal to
record your research.
Click on the following website:
You must define the following words in your journal in order to help
you understand your research:
Using the website below define the four types of abuse and list which
effects of abuse you think have affected Johnny.
Using the website below explain how violence within
a family can lead to a child being violent. How does this relate to
Johnny? Does this relate to any of the other characters in the book?