This lesson provides an example of a politician known for his honesty. The learners identify why they depend on politicians to be honest, and discuss why it is difficult for politicians to be honest....
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Learners may use either journaling or role-playing to reflect on the benefits to the community of truthfulness and straightforward actions. They analyze traits and actions of someone who has built a "good reputation."
Learners define honesty as fairness and straightforward conduct. They reflect on the benefits to the community of truthfulness and straightforward actions. They analyze the traits and actions of someone who has built a "good reputation."
What are the benefits of engaging youth in philanthropy? Young people may bring new ways of thinking to community-centered work, curiosity, and openness to differences. They may also gain skills and knowledge of philanthropy and learn about career opportunities. This document shares benefits to your organization, community, and youth themselves.
A Simple Safe Service project from home: Give food as a gift to express care and love or donate food to community members and local nonprofits. Food has always been a gift we give from our hearts. When we visit family, friends, or community members, we often bring gifts of food, which is an expression of our time and talent - a one-of-a-kind gift. Whether we bring cookies to an elderly neighbor or donate canned goods to a shelter, food is a fundamental need and the first thing we think of in a crisis.
Learners explore the meaning of playing by the rules and making personal choices that support the common good. They discuss how people could respond with honesty and dishonesty to the same situation. ...
Learners role-play familiar scenarios in ways that follow the rules and support straightforward communication and also in ways that do not support honesty. They discuss the value of rules or expectations for promoting the common good. ...
Learners will reflect in writing on the role of the common good and honesty when rules are not clearly stated and people have different amounts of power.