Students reflect in writing on one of two quotes about courage. Or they write about courage they will need to act on an issue in the future.
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The learners will define courage and relate courage to the concept of a "hero." They will describe the characteristics of a hero. ...
In this lesson, students define courage further by distinguishing it from heroism and recognizing that courage is something we need when making a difficult choice about something important.
Using their knowledge of courage, the learners choose a person of courage who is a hero and share that by creating a commemorative "postage stamp."
Students work as a group to create a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) of the viability of taking courageous action in a specific difficult situation.
Learners reflect on the relationship between courage and fear, and identify the different character attributes that guide us when facing a challenge.
Unit: Book Builders
In an effort to make an awesome school year, students draft and share a simple book describing the strengths and needs at the school to challenge everyone to make the school great. They learn the importance of community/social capital by building positive experiences with students of...