Learners compare two communities to which they belong using a Venn diagram and descriptive words related to trustworthiness.
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Students read the metaphors of their classmates and copy strong words and phrases that help define trustworthiness. They identify traits of people they know and themselves, and write a definition of trustworthy.
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