Students will define perseverance and identify the need to persevere in completing tasks. They will explore obstacles and excuses that deter perseverance....
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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....
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 learners discuss a quote from Congresswoman Barbara Jordan and reflect on the meaning of respect for themselves as individuals. They commit their support to a plan for promoting respect in their school.
Unit: What Respect Means to Me
The students will demonstrate self-respect by learning good habits for taking care of their emotional and physical health. The students will be provided with an opportunity to practice treating oneself and being treated by others with respect. They explore why caring for self and others is good...
Through the integration of the arts, the learners will develop an understanding of the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Students are challenged to apply the principles to their everyday lives in a way that enhances the communities to which they belong.