Through a choice of prompts, the learners reflect on and express their understanding of being responsible.
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The learners break down the steps of decision-making in taking responsibility and apply it to a responsibility that is harder to follow.
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 brainstorm the effects of taking responsibility and not taking responsibility around issues they care about.
In this lesson, the learners define the concept of responsibility through personal reflection and discussion.
Through writing, learners reflect on their own plans for taking responsibility rather than leaving things to others.
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.
In response to the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, learners reflect on the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation. Given a list of ways to respond to unfair situations, they match them to a list of unfair situations.
This lesson examines the connections between the five basic guaranteed rights in the Bill of Rights and their corresponding responsibilities. Participants explore the natual consequences of fulfilling, or not fulfilling, responsibilities connected to their rights.