Learners reflect on their attitude about and responsibility for making fair choices about spending. They use the literary device of metaphor to express their thoughts.
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Learners explore the qualities that make a friend trustworthy and determine whether you can be friends with someone you don't trust.
On their own, learners take a stand on several statements about the nature of promises. Then in a group, they argue and discuss a point of view about each statement.
The learners read the metaphor drawings of the other groups and copy strong words and phrases that help define trustworthiness. They identify traits of people they know (including themselves) and write a definition of trustworthy.
The learners identify the different communities with which they engage. They explore what it means to develop reciprocal trust within different communities.
We learn about public trust and identify characteristics of public figures that merit trust. Learners also discuss how they can use their own time, talent, and treasure to support trustworthy politicians, sports figures, corporations, and celebrities.
Sometimes it is wise to follow the advice of others and at other times it will only bring disaster. This lesson examines stories from South Africa, Morocco, and Nigeria and character traits valued in those cultures.
Learners look at different scenarios and explore the pros and cons of acting with integrity when no one is watching.
Learners read a brief description of the tough choice Frederik de Klerk faced as a leader in South Africa. They look at the strength needed to act with integrity when the pressure tells us to conform.