Through a choice of prompts, the students will reflect on and express their understanding of being responsible.
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Students create the definition of responsibility from their experience and gain insight into ways that 6th graders are responsible.
Through writing, students share their insights into taking responsibility with the resulting benefits or consequences.
This lesson invites the students to make meaning of the concept of responsibility through personal and shared discussion....
Students investigate the benefits/consequences of taking responsbility and not taking responsibility.
Students gain insight into differing perspectives by examining a scenarios and engaging in a debate about the benefits/consequences of taking or avoiding responsibility. ...
Students examine the consequences of Abraham Lincoln's responsible decisions. The introduction of the concept of common good adds a dimension to the benefit/consequences of taking responsibility.
Reflecting on a quote or a personal experience, students will share their thinking on responsibility defined as following through on a committment or task.
In the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, students identify the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation. Given a list of ways to respond to unfair situations, students match ways to respond to possible unfair situations.