In this lesson the learners will become familiar with vocabulary and concepts associated with self-discipline. They will examine the correlation between self-discipline and maturity....
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Students explore the meaning of honesty as it relates to playing by the rules and making choices that support the common good. Students discuss and illustrate how people could respond honestly and dishonestly to the same situation. They learn vocabulary related to honesty.
Reflecting on a quote or a personal experience, students will share their thinking on responsibility defined as following through on a committment or task.
Students will define perseverance and identify the need to persevere in completing tasks. They will explore obstacles and excuses that deter perseverance....
Perseverance involves staying with a task even if it is difficult. Students identify obstacles they must overcome in order to stay on a task and/or reach a goal. Students identify having a plan and team work as strategies to persevere....
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.