The learners brainstorm the effects of taking responsibility and not taking responsibility around issues they care about.
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Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 8)
Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 6)
Using realistic scenarios to spark discussion, the learners discuss the importance and strategies of following through on responsibilities. ...
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 7)
The learners use metaphors to describe a trustworthy person.
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 8)
The learners identify the different communities with which they engage. They explore what it means to develop reciprocal trust within different communities.
Unit: Character Education: Fairness (Grade 7)
Several questions spark conversation and critical thinking about the meaning of fairness. Learners work together to create a definition of fairness.
In response to the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, learners reflect on the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation. Given a list of ways to respond to unfair situations, they match them to a list of unfair situations.
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 8)
Learners read about the actions and projects of people their age who stick their necks out for the sake of others....
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 7)
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 community or school.
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 8)
The learners examine the meaning of respect, especially as it relates to relating to people with different views. They describe how inclusion and exclusion from groups can result in conflict and stem from disrespect.
The learners read and reflect on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as it relates to respect....