Learners define caring through discussion of examples and writing an acrostic.
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Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 6)
Learners get inspiration from the work and words of Mother Teresa about performing small acts of kindness. They make a plan for carrying out a small act of kindness.
In this lesson, we learn that small actions do matter to the common good. While Mother Teresa is an amazing example of generosity, selflessness, and caring, we don't need to give up everything and make grand gestures to be caring....
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 7)
The learners investigate their perceptions about bullying and its relationship to respect. They brainstorm ways to promote respect of self and others as individuals and as a group.
Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 6)
Learners dissect the trait of honesty by describing what it feels and looks like, defining it, and giving examples and nonexamples....
Learners may use either journaling or role-playing to reflect on the benefits to the community of truthfulness and straightforward actions. They analyze traits and actions of someone who has built a "good reputation."
Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 7)
Learners explore the meaning of playing by the rules and making personal choices that support the common good. They discuss how people could respond with honesty and dishonesty to the same situation. ...
Learners reflect in writing about the value of honesty and following the rules. They explore the benefits to self and the common good.
Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 8)
Learners explore ways to be honest in communication, writing with clear purpose and honest intent.
This lesson explores how people can be honest with themselves. Learners reflect on how they can be honest with themselves and take personal responsibility.