Character Education: Honesty (Grade 7)
What role does honesty play in relationships and life success? How can developing honesty equip people as world citizens who contribute to the common good?
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Learners explore the meaning of honesty related to playing by the rules and making choices that support the common good. They discuss and illustrate how people could respond honestly or dishonestly to the same situation. They role-play familiar scenarios in ways that follow the rules and support straightforward communication, and also ways that are less honest. They reflect in writing on the role of common good and honesty when rules are not clearly stated.
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.
Learners reflect in writing about the value of honesty and following the rules. They explore the benefits to self and the common good.