The learners will reflect on quotations about self-discipline and relate them to personal goals.
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.
Display this anonymous poem:
Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; for it becomes your destiny!!!
Teacher: Do you agree or disagree with the poet? Why or why not? How does the poem relate to self-discipline? Allow time for discussion.
Lesson Developed By:Betsy Flikkema
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