Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 6)
What role does responsibility play in relationships and life success? How can developing responsibility equip people as world citizens who contribute to the common good?
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The learners use scenarios and biography to explore the character trait of responsibility.
Some responsibilities are easy to follow while others require constant reminders. Which responsibilities are easy for you, and which ones are easy for your friends? In this lesson we explore the difference between people and types of responsibilities.
The learners break down the steps of decision-making in taking responsibility and apply it to a responsibility that is harder to follow.
The learners examine the responsible choices of Lorenzo de Zavala who was a leader in Texas and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Using realistic scenarios to spark discussion, the learners discuss the importance and strategies of following through on responsibilities.
Through a choice of prompts, the learners reflect on and express their understanding of being responsible.