Learners use respectful language to debate in a scenario that doesn't have a clear right and wrong choice. They try to persuade the group about what is the responsible thing to do. ...
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Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 8)
Through writing, learners reflect on their own plans for taking responsibility rather than leaving things to others. ...
Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 6)
Some responsibilities are easy to follow while others require constant reminders. Which responsibilities are easy for you, and which ones are easy for your friends? In this lesson we explore the difference between people and types of responsibilities.
The learners break down the steps of decision-making in taking responsibility and apply it to a responsibility that is harder to follow.
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 7)
On their own, learners take a stand on several statements about the nature of promises. Then in a group, they argue and discuss a point of view about each statement.
Unit: Character Education: Integrity (Grade 6)
Learners look at different scenarios and explore the pros and cons of acting with integrity when no one is watching. ...
In three scenarios that challenge one's integrity, the young people discuss and provide rationale for their decision-making.
Unit: What Respect Means to Me
After learning about the definition of respect toward self and others, we explore the idea of respect for property or the environment. ...
Unit: Character Education: Integrity (Grade 8)
We explore the integrity of Elizabeth Cady Stanton who fought for the rights of women when many people disagreed they should be allowed to vote. She was strong in her cause for women, but in the mid-1800s, she didn't speak up for Black women who were fighting the same right to vote. ...
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 8)
Learners determine different ways that they show caring. They write the things they care about in word webs related to "how" they care about each thing.