Students reflect in writing about how they can use their personal resources and interests to make a difference in somone's life.
One 20-minute class period
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.
Remind the students of the Mariah Carey song from Lesson Three. The last words of the chorus repeat, "And you'll finally see the truth, That a hero lies in you." Tell the students that today you want them to reflect on how they can be "heroes" by taking action for the common good or for the sake of another.
Lesson Developed By:Betsy Flikkema
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