Students define honesty as fairness and straightforward conduct. They look for examples in a story and debate the merits and mistakes of the main character.
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This lesson provides an example of a politician known for his honesty. Students identify why they depend on politicians to be honest, and discuss why it is difficult for politicians to be honest....
Students use 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."
Students explore the meaning of honesty as it relates to playing by the rules and making choices that support the common good. Students discuss and illustrate how people could respond honestly and dishonestly to the same situation. They learn vocabulary related to honesty.
This is a continuation of the previous lesson. Students role-play familiar scenarios in ways that follow the rules and support straightforward communication and also ways that do not support the rules. They discuss the value of rules for promoting the common good.
In this lesson, students learn about communicating honestly. They explore different ways communication can be changed through interpretation and intentionally misleading.
This lesson explores how people can be honest with themselves. Students reflect on how they can be honest with themselves and take personal responsibility.
Learners reflect on issues that people tend to look the other way from to avoid facing difficult situations. They write an honest reflection on issues they can take action to address.
Students will identify jobs according to their sector of the economy and describe four important character traits, including the role they play in our communication styles.
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Students will create class rules by determining what they would like their classroom to look like, feel like, and sound like in order for it to be a safe, fair, and fun learning environment. They will come to a consensus about what behaviors will lead to this goal, and...