Students create the definition of responsibility from their experience and gain insight into ways that 6th graders are responsible.
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Though a scenario, students examine the steps of decision-making in taking responsibility.
Students will gain insights into people's choices about responsibiity through scenarios.
Students will explore the meaning of responsibility through examining choices, making decisions, and experiencing consequences....
Learners explore the definition of responsibility as "following tasks to completion." They analyze a scenario for the problem, consequences, and possible solutions. Learners connect completing tasks with maintaining trust....
Students define what fairness means to them and compare and contrast definitions. They build empathy as they discuss others' experiences with fairness.
This lesson explores how there are two sides to most fairness issues. Students compare and contrast both sides of two fairness issues--one global and one personal. They reflect on when fairness is a matter of perspective and when fairness is a matter to advocate for through citizen action...
Students participate in a role-play of fair and unfair decision-making. They identify behaviors that promote and create barriers to making decisions. After a read-aloud, students compare the lesson in the text to real-life situations.