In this lesson, the learners define the concept of responsibility through personal reflection and discussion.
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Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 8)
Through writing, learners reflect on their own plans for taking responsibility rather than leaving things to others.
The learners brainstorm the effects of taking responsibility and not taking responsibility around issues they care about.
Learners use respectful language to debate in a scenario that doesn't have a clear right and wrong choice. They try to persuade the group about what is the responsible thing to do.
Unit: Rights and Responsibilities
This lesson examines the connections between the five basic guaranteed rights in the Bill of Rights and their corresponding responsibilities. Participants explore the natual consequences of fulfilling, or not fulfilling, responsibilities connected to their rights.
Unit: It's Goin' Down; The Rain Forest
Learners identify ways for individuals, nonprofits, and governments to take action against excessive destruction of the rainforests of the world.
Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 6)
The learners break down the steps of decision-making in taking responsibility and apply it to a responsibility that is harder to follow.
Through a choice of prompts, the learners reflect on and express their understanding of being responsible.
Some responsibilities are easy to follow while others require constant reminders. Which responsibilities are easy for you, and which ones are easy for your friends? In this lesson we explore the difference between people and types of responsibilities.
Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (K-2)
Children explore what it means to be responsible in school and in the community as a responsible citizen. They take action as responsible citizens to make the community healthier.