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Students discover the vocabulary of the Six Pillars of Character and their relation to the school environment. In this character education lesson, students discuss the character pillars and brainstorm about their use in the classroom. Students participate in a vocabulary scavenger hunt for the topic. Students make personal goals using the pillars and write them on rectangles to tape to their wall.
Welcome your class back to school! They will participate in a character education lesson plan in order to build community at the school. First they identify needs of new students by putting themselves in their shoes and create welcome packs for newcomers and visitors to their school. Then they participate in a buddy program to create a caring school environment for all.
Students investigate the concept of having character by participating in role play activities. In this morals lesson, students read life situations testing a person's character, and decide what options to take based on morals and proper human behavior. Students perform a role play scenario in groups of 5 discussing what to do in confusing situations.
Students identify their unique, personal strengths. In this character education activity, students read Horton Hears a Who and identify their personal strengths. Students use a blank sheet and print their names in the center. Students write down their strengths onto the paper create a poster.