Character Education: Honesty (Grade 8)

Unit of 5 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Kindness
Focus Question 

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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Unit Overview 

Students will discuss how communication can be changed through interpretation and by intentionally misleading. The students explore how people can be dishonest with themselves, and they reflect on how they can be honest with themselves about community and world issues and take personal responsibility.

Service Experience 
Students look for opportunities to demonstrate honesty to improve the relationships in their lives and communities. 
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Character Education: Honesty (Grade 8)
Lesson 5 of 5
Grades: 
6
7
8

Learners reflect on issues that people tend to look the other way from to avoid facing difficult situations. They write an honest reflection on issues they can take action to address.