In this lesson, learners explore different ways communication can be changed through interpretation and intentional misleading.
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Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 8)
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 6)
Each learner sets an individual goal using a goal-setting strategy. The group reflects on perseverance and how to persevere when the plan gets difficult to carry out.
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 7)
Learners look for examples of personal best in a movie about perseverance and discuss the value of working toward their personal best even when it is difficult.
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 8)
Learners define perseverance and identify the need to persevere in completing tasks. They will explore obstacles and excuses that deter perseverance....
Perseverance involves breaking down a task into small parts and seeing it through, even if it is difficult. In this lesson, groups plan a service project, including what is needed, how to overcome barriers, and a timeline.
Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 8)
The learners brainstorm the effects of taking responsibility and not taking responsibility around issues they care about.
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 6)
Learners play a game that helps them identify qualities in others that make them trustworthy.
Learners examine their family trust relationships and connect their experiences with the trust bank account. They brainstorm things their family depends on them for and decide if they feel trustworthy at home....
Learners write an acrostic poem using the letters of their name to communicate their trustworthy nature.
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 7)
The learners read the metaphor drawings of the other groups and copy strong words and phrases that help define trustworthiness. They identify traits of people they know (including themselves) and write a definition of trustworthy.