Objective: Playing by the rules is an important part of fairness. Students will learn that in order to play by the rules, we need to listen carefully and follow directions. We can only play fair when we understand the rules.
Move Beyond Stereotypes (Grades 6-12)
Overview: This lesson explores the stories of real people to help students learn how to move beyond stereotypes. They’ll learn how accepting others’ authentic and unique selves demonstrates respect and fairness. Character Education Objectives: Students will: how sharing our individual
Fairness and Appearances (Grades 6-12)
This lesson explores injustice based on appearances. The lesson explores a group of children who could not live with the lack of fairness shown to one couple.
Fairness (Grades K-5)
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.
Perspectives (Grades K-5)
Fairness is hearing all sides to a story, even when it’s hard to see there is another side. This lesson is designed for students to stretch their ability to see the view of others in stories that feel like there is a good and a bad side. Students will be encouraged to think about how a story that they thought they knew looks different when you see the perspective of others.
Embracing Diversity (Grades 6-12)
Learning about other traditions and holidays is important to promote acceptance not just tolerance of other viewpoints, religions, belief systems, and perspectives. This lesson will discuss having integrity with a focus on fairness to promote a classroom that embraces diversity.
Six Pillar Coloring Pages
Download these PDFs and get started coloring! Trustworthiness Respect Responsibility Fairness Caring Citizenship
When the Six Pillars Conflict
At CHARACTER COUNTS!, we often refer to the Six Pillars of Character as universal values. In other words, they are values that transcend race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and even time. Put another way, nearly everyone can agree that more trustworthiness, respect, responsibility,
Six Pillar Animal Coloring Pages
Download these PDFs and get started coloring! Trustworthiness – Camel Respect – Lion Responsibility – Elephant Fairness – Giraffe Caring – Kangaroo Citizenship – Bear
Database of character education quotations.