This lesson explores how an unfair situation can lead to frustration or anger and how to resolve it. It also allows students to demonstrate their understanding of fairness by recreating the rules to make a game fair for all participants.
Overview: Students will create responsibility artwork with a quote. Character Education Objectives: Students will: research quotes or proverbs about responsibility. share their favorite quote on responsibility. create a drawing featuring their quote. Materials: Paper Markers Colored pencils Access to the Internet
Overview: This lesson highlights the importance of bringing our best selves when working with a team. Character Education Objectives: Students will: determine roles for each team member practice bringing their best self to a group task through their defined role reflect
Overview: This lesson focuses on disagreeing with respect. Character Education Objectives: Students will: review a video about respecting others even when you disagree. discuss what it means to respect others through disagreement. reflect on their own level of respect during
Overview: Students will practice the skills necessary to show respect and teamwork through a group project to build a structure. Students will practice teamwork, giving helpful feedback, and patience. Character Education Objectives: Students will: practice patience while being limited in
Overview: Students will reflect on their responsibility for trust and safety. Character Education Objectives: Students will: Read essays on trust and safety. Reflect on how they keep themselves safe. Consider ways they could protect themselves better. Essays: Tucker, A. 2011.
Overview: Students will participate in an activity where they will have to rely on the trustworthiness of their peers. Character Education Objectives: Students will: Consider how it feels to rely on the trustworthiness of others. Discuss how trustworthiness is related
Overview:Teaching students to think about their digital citizenship through the lens of integrity is important in this digital world. This lesson will give students an opportunity to discuss ways to engage an active conscience to model integrity as digital citizens.
Overview:An important part of building your teamwork skills is to be reflective. When you have successes or failures, always make time to reflect on what you did well and what you could do better or differently as a team. Thinking
Respect is being tolerant and accepting of differences. To practice that skill, you need opportunities to learn about others and how they may be different than you. A great way to practice it and to learn about others is to play ice breaker games throughout the year. You’d be surprised how much you learn about even lifelong friends by doing some get-to-know-you activities.