In this unit, students define the meaning of fairness and compare and contrast it with the meaning of justice and equitable treatment. Learners discuss the fair use of copyrighted music. They explore how downloading music and movies affects the artists and producers who created the pieces.
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Students define honesty as fairness and straightforward conduct. They look for examples in a story and expand on the definition. They brainstorm examples of honesty and communicate its value and benefits to the community, family, friends, and self.
Students explore the meaning of honesty related to playing by the rules and making choices that support the common good. They discuss and illustrate how people could respond honestly or dishonestly to the same situation.
Students will discuss how communication can be changed through interpretation and by intentionally misleading.
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 fea
Lesson one examines the meaning of "Be true to yourself" and questions what changes when the words "and others" are added to the definition of integrity.
In this unit, students construct the meaning of integrity and explore the concept of "being true to yourself and others." They read about Elizabeth Cady Stanton as a model of integrity through actions and personal words toward the common good. Learners exam
Students analyze and define the word perseverance as it applies to Martin Luther King, Jr. They relate perseverance to setting and reaching goals.
Students look for examples of personal best in a movie about perseverance and discuss the value of working toward personal best even when it is difficult. They analyze the meaning of personal best and recognize the value of persistence in doing their bes
Perseverance involves staying with a task even if it is difficult.