Personal Responsibility Teacher Resources
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Our ResponsibilitiesLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The fourth in a five-lesson unit examining human rights and personal responsibility asks class groups to investigate a current rights issue, and using the provided graphic organizer, summarize the issue, consider which rights are being...
Assessment and DiscussionLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Without concerned citizen action to uphold them (human rights) close to home; we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. . ." Eleanor Roosevelt's comment is used to set the stage for the conclusion of a five-instructional...
A Positive Response to a “Deferred Dream”Lesson Planet
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Langston Hughes' "Harlem" launches a study of how to respond positively when a personal dream is deferred. After a careful analysis of the poem, class members consider the various ways people can respond to difficult situations and how...
Pride and Prejudice: Darcy's Proposal to ElizabethLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Why did Elizabeth refuse Darcy’s first proposal? Was it pride or prejudice? Readers of Austin’s classic struggle with the significance of Darcy’s proposal and Elizabeth’s refusal by crafting personal response journals and sharing these...
Things Fall Apart Study GuideLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
“There is no story that is not true.” And Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, uses proverbs (“. . .the palm-oil with which words are eaten”), a compelling tragic hero, and historic events, to engage readers in the truth of his story of...
"When They Came for Me, There Was No One Left to Speak Up" - Exploring Personal and Collective Responsibility in WWIILesson Planet
9th - 10th
Young scholars examine the underlying meaning of the phrase spoken by Pastor Martin Niemoller in 1945, "When they came for me, there was no one left to speak up." For this World History lesson, students share in a class discussion on...
Personal Response to the European GhettoLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students examine the characteristics of the ghettos during the Holocaust. Reading various texts on the subject, they gather important information related to the event. They create a visual project of the ghettos and shares them with...
Solid Waste and Our Natural Resources: Utilizing the Story THE LORAXLesson Planet
K - 12th
Learners gain an introduction to our planet's solid waste problem and our personal responsibility in curbing and solving said problem through the use of Dr. Seuss' book, The Lorax. After hearing the book, class discussion follows.
Dating Behaviors and Refusal SkillsLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Saying no to sex means an individual has the power to decide when he/she is ready to engage in the act, on his/her own terms. Pupils discuss waiting until they are married to have sex, what sexual values are, and how to say no to sexual...
True Champions Practice Points-ResponsibilityLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students explore personal responsibility. In this character development lesson, students discuss and analyze a quote from Mia Hamm, a U.S. soccer player. Students brainstorm short and long term personal and team member responsibilities...
Understanding the Body, Day 3: Sexual Health and HygieneLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students identify the components of good hygiene and the consequences of poor hygiene. They practice using different hygiene tools and discuss how often they should be used. They discover that hygiene is a personal responsibility.
No Second Troy Theme of Guilt and BlameLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
For this poetry analysis worksheet, students examine the content of the William Butler Yeats poem, “No Second Troy." Students read a paragraph about the theme of the poem, then respond to three discussion questions about the role of...