Trustworthiness Teacher Resources
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Right to Remain Silent(?)
Learners consider the rights of journalists regarding source confidentiality, then create presentations on the New York Times' use of sources. They write guidelines to aid journalists in evaluating the trustworthiness of their sources.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 21 Downloads
Students identify the qualities that make them trustworthy. For this philanthropy lesson, students define the word "trust" and play a game that demonstrates trust between the players. Students discuss people they know who are trustworthy.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 14 Views 20 Downloads
Character Counts Writing Project
Examine how the values of the Six Pillars of Character are reflected in a child's world. They will identify behaviors that represent trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. They also explore the relationship between good character and values by writing about what happened when they saw or demonstrated good character.
K - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 160 Downloads
Sixth graders evaluate trustworthiness in others. In this character education lesson, 6th graders brainstorm items that are trustworthy, and then list attributes of trustworthy friends. Then students read a story to evaluate the trustworthiness of characters and answer questions, as well as writing in their character education journals.
6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 24 Downloads
In this trustworthiness activity, students answer a set of true/false questions about whether or not they can be trusted, answer a set of questions about a referenced video and complete writing assignments and students activities as suggested.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 51 Downloads
Is Social Media a Trustworthy News Outlet?
Examine the role of social media in social and political uprisings. Pupils listen to NPR audio clips about social media and the Arab Spring and read an article that proposes the idea that revolution will not happen through social media. Class members evaluate these materials individually and in small groups and make their own opinions concerning the role and trustworthiness of social media.
7th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 29 Downloads
Students practice becoming aware of the behavior that leads to trusting someone else. They answer simple questions that are directed toward being trustworthy. Each student participates in creating a mural of illustrations of examples of others being trustworthy.
K - 2nd Language Arts 9 Views 61 Downloads
Identifying High-Quality Sites
The Huffington Post article, “Fake Hurricane Sandy Photos Spread On Internet As Storm Barrels Toward Northeast" is used to launch a discussion of reliability of information found on the Internet. Groups compare and contrast how print and broadcast media regulate data gathering with the lack of oversite for Internet posts.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students examine the concept of trust as it relates to trustworthy people. In this safety lesson, students discuss how there are people in our lives that we can rely on for help and support. Students review the story Hector's World and make assessments about a character's trustworthiness.
Pre-K Health 3 Views 1 Download
Students define trust and what it means to be trustworthy. In this good character lesson plan, students think of a person they trust and discuss what makes them trustworthy. Students pair up and complete trust leans. Students discuss the experience and how they can show others they are trustworthy.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Students explore trustworthiness. In this character development lesson, students brainstorm synonyms for trustworthiness. Students consider two communities to which they belong, and compare and contrast these communities by completing a Venn Diagram using trust-related words.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
"Hector's World": Welcome to the Carnival
Students view a cartoon that introduces the concept of trust. In this trustworthiness lesson, students evaluate behaviors and traits of the characters in "Welcome to the Carnival" and identify who can be trusted. Students complete a review sheet of the video.
Pre-K Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students explore trustworthiness. In this character development lesson, students brainstorm communities to which they belong and generate common traits of these communities. Students discuss how trust is gained and write a reflection on how trust affects daily decisions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Be Part of the Solution
Students discuss their responsibility in helping to solve a problem. For this character traits lesson, students discuss how being part of a solution is better than being part of a problem. Students role play and practice responsibility with being a problem solver.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 8 Views 23 Downloads
Dishonesty: Clues and Consequences
Students explore trustworthiness and dishonesty. In this character development instructional activity, students discuss dishonest behavior. Students develop scenarios about dishonesty and decide what consequences the person should have.
5th - 7th Health 4 Views 36 Downloads
Two Trustworthy Texans
Seventh graders read about two pioneers from Texas and learn how they became well trusted people. In this trust lesson, 7th graders read essays about two Texas pioneers. They learn vocabulary such as loyalty, honesty, good reputation, and courage to do the right thing.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads