Students identify the qualities that make a friend trustworthy and determine whether you can be friends with someone you don't trust.
Self-Discipline is a little hard to define because it varies by personal experiences. This activity uses discussion and analysis to define self-discipline through examples and non-examples.
The students will define self-discipline and compare and contrast discipline and self-discipline.
The students will examine the role of discipline in their lives, in the lives of others and in a civil society.
This lesson explores how there are two sides to most fairness issues. Students compare and contrast both sides of two fairness issues--one global and one personal. They reflect on when fairness is a matter of perspective and when fairness is a matter to advocate for through citizen action.
Students gain insight into differing perspectives by examining a scenarios and engaging in a debate about the benefits/consequences of taking or avoiding responsibility.
Students examine the consequences of Abraham Lincoln's responsible decisions. The introduction of the concept of common good adds a dimension to the benefit/consequences of taking responsibility.
Learners reflect on issues that people tend to look the other way from to avoid facing difficult situations. They write an honest reflection on issues they can take action to address.
Students investigate the benefits/consequences of taking responsibility and not taking responsibility.
This lesson invites the students to make meaning of the concept of responsibility through personal and shared discussion.