The learners discuss a quote from Congresswoman Barbara Jordan and reflect on the meaning of respect for themselves as individuals. They commit their support to a plan for promoting respect in their school.
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The learners will investigate the meaning of respect, especially as it relates to respecting members of diverse groups. Students will analyze the dynamics of group formation and describe how inclusion and exclusion from groups can result in conflict and disrespect.
Students discover that aligning with groups can promote conflict and judging others. They discuss and write about ways to include and show respect for people not in their groups.
The purpose of this lesson is for learners to evaluate how they create impressions of people and to relate that to treating people respectfully or disrespectfully. ...
The purpose of this lesson is for learners to create a vocabulary wall about respect. They will define words associated with respect and disrespect and write a sentence using a vocabulary word....
The learners will define courage and relate courage to the concept of a "hero." They will describe the characteristics of a hero. ...
In this lesson, students define courage further by distinguishing it from heroism and recognizing that courage is something we need when making a difficult choice about something important.