The purpose of this lesson is for learners to evaluate how they create impressions of people and to relate that to treating people respectfully or disrespectfully.
One 20-minute lesson
The learner will:
This character education mini-lesson is not intended to be a service learning lesson or to meet the K-12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice. The character education units will be most effective when taught in conjunction with a student-designed service project that provides a real world setting in which students can develop and practice good character and leadership skills. For ideas and suggestions for organizing service events go to www.generationon.org.
Ask the learners to imagine they are in a social situation and a person they have never met walks up to them and starts a conversation. Have them think about how they will decide if this is someone they want to talk to and get to know, or if it is not someone they want to talk to or get to know. What criteria would they use to make this decision?
Lesson Developed By:Betsy Flikkema
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