The learners define courage and describe the identity of someone with courage. They describe courage with words that show what it is and what it isn't.
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Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 6)
Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 7)
Learners listen to the lyrics of the song "Hero" by Mariah Carey. They explore the feelings and actions that go along with being a hero.
Learners identify the motivations of Jackie Robinson that fueled his courage in the face of criticism and hate. They discuss what could make some people do something difficult even when they are afraid....
Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 8)
Learners discuss the courage and traits of a classic hero from literature or movies like the Avengers, Hunger Games, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings....
Learners reflect on the relationship between courage and fear, and identify the different character attributes that guide us when facing a challenge.
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 6)
Learners define caring through discussion of examples and writing an acrostic.
Learners get inspiration from the work and words of Mother Teresa about performing small acts of kindness. They make a plan for carrying out a small act of kindness.
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 7)
Learners discover how celebrities demonstrate their caring by giving their time, talent and treasure and taking action for specific causes. It gives the learners an opportunity to begin to think of what they care about....
Learners read and discuss a story about an act of caring. They brainstorm five ideas for simple acts of caring that make a difference to at least one person.
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 7)
The learners investigate their perceptions about bullying and its relationship to respect. They brainstorm ways to promote respect of self and others as individuals and as a group.