Students define the character trait integrity and examine where they learn what is "right." Lesson Two examines the other part of the defintion, "doing what's right." Lesson Three features Frederik de Klerk as an example of integrity. Lesson Four features scenarios in which students discuss integrity and provide rationale for their thinking. In Lesson Five, students demonstrate their understanding of integrity through reflecting and writing on quotes or personal experience.
Focus Question: What role does integrity play in relationships and life success? How can developing integrity equip people as world citizens who contribute to the common good?
Five 20-Minute Lessons
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 The League.
It is recommended that learners keep a journal to record their learning and reflections about the character traits studied.
See individual lessons for benchmark detail.
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