Character Education: Integrity (Grade 6)

Unit of 5 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Focus Question 

What role does integrity play in relationships and life success? How can developing integrity equip people as world citizens who contribute to the common good?

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Unit Overview 

Students define the character trait integrity and examine where they learn what is "right." Lesson Two examines the other part of the defintion, "doing what's right."  Lesson Three features Frederik de Klerk as an example of integrity. Lesson Four features scenarios in which students discuss integrity and provide rationale for their thinking. In Lesson Five, students demonstrate their understanding of integrity through reflecting and writing on quotes or personal experience.

Service Experience 
Students look for opportunities to demonstrate integrity to improve the relationships in their lives and communities. 
Lessons in This Unit