Learners analyze and define the word perseverance and reflect on the perseverance of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 6)
Learners write an acrostic poem about Dr. King's life and work, focusing particularly on his perseverance.
Through a discussion of impulse spending and opportunity cost, learners weigh the benefits of careful decisions and perseverance in reaching goals.
Learners brainstorm a variety of short-term and long-term goals and discuss the logistics of carrying out the goals. They brainstorm needed resources and how they can persevere in reaching one or more of the goals.
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 7)
Learners analyze the meaning of personal best and recognize the value of persistence in doing their best.
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 8)
Learners reflect on universal obstacles to persevering and write creative "one-liners" to help them face obstacles with creativity, determination, and humor.
Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 8)
In this lesson, the learners define the concept of responsibility through personal reflection and discussion.
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.
Through writing, learners reflect on their own plans for taking responsibility rather than leaving things to others.
Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 6)
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.