"Please come up with at least three things you can say or do to show your appreciation to your family or other important people in your life. Please try one of your suggestions or one of your peers suggestions, and g-mail me your results. Good luck!.
Think of someone who really listens to you. For example, what person do you seek out to talk to about a problem? Describe, without using names, what this person does when she or he listens.