Character Education: Integrity (Grade 7)

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

Lesson one examines the meaning of "Be true to yourself" and questions what changes when the words "and others" are added to the definition of integrity. Lesson two compares two definitions of integrity.  Lesson three provides an example of integrity in Patrick Henry. Lesson four features scenarios that bring integrity to life. Lesson five provides the opportunity to make meaning of integrity through writing and or drawing.

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