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119 resources with the concept morals

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A Selection of Stories from The Æsop for Children

For Students K - 8th Standards
Read and incorporate a variety of Aesop's Fables into a fable genre study with an eBook produced by the Library of Congress. The interactive eBook contains 146 fables written by Aesop and includes colorful interactive illustrations by...
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Teaching with Aesop's Fables

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Bring the applicable morals of Aesop's Fables to your classroom with a series of reading comprehension activities. With 12 different fables with activities and exercises, the packet focuses on the ways learners can apply the fables and...
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What Is Honesty?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
This is an absolute must-have resource for exploring honesty with your learners! Youngsters role play four scenarios that involve honest and dishonest actions, and then engage in meaningful discussion and activities regarding those...
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Can You Show the Moral?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Aesop's fables are the focus of a lesson plan that challenges scholars to identify the moral of a story. After completing a worksheet that provides an overview of what a fable is, scholars choose a story to read independently or...
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Using Folklore to Improve Close Reading Skills: "Here's How I Heard It"

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
"X" is for exaggeration, "F" is for fact. To encourage close reading and to improve literary analysis skills, class members annotate fables and tall tales with symbols that identify key features of this genre.
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The Ugly Duckling Resource Guide

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Our differences aren't meant to divide us! Use Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale "The Ugly Duckling" to reinforce the concept that appearances don't define someone's character, and that there is always somewhere where we belong.
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“Everyone Else Does It!” Ethics Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you have good ethics? How about good morals? Scholars investigate the role business ethics, morals, and values play in society. Through role play, group work, and readings, they uncover the basis behind the importance of being...
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Understanding Business Ethics

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
After screening an episode by BizKids, scholars show what they know about business vocabulary, then take part in grand conversations about role models and ethical dilemmas.
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The Crow and the Pitcher

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Critical thinking can save lives! After listening to an audio retelling of Aesop's The Crow and the Pitcher, , learners build a mobile to storyboard the events from the plot.
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Rumpelstiltskin

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Follow along to a 10-minute audiobook featuring the story "Rumpelstiltskin" by the Brothers Grimm. A miller's daughter finds herself in a sticky situation only to receive help from Rumpelstiltskin; however, the man's help does not come...
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The Midas Touch

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Imagine that everything you touched turned to gold—and that means everything! King Midas learns about the curse of greed in an audio retelling of the famous Greek myth.
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Four Aesop Fables

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Listen and enjoy as an engaging narrator reads four of Aesop's fables in a 13-minute audiobook. Fables include "The Rat and the Elephant," "The Grasshopper and the Ants," "The Fox and the Crow," and "The Little Mouse."  
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An Introduction to Elizabeth Anscombe’s Modern Moral Philosophy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does moral obligation only make sense in the presence of divine authority? A video summary of "Modern Moral Philosophy" by Elizabeth Anscombe, part of a larger playlist about the world's greatest ideas, provides an overview of a newer...
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Political Theory - Niccolò Machiavelli

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Do the words politician and moral go together? Machiavelli argues that an effective politician does not always act moral. Learners take an in-depth look at his theories about leaders by watching a video about government. To keep your...
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Family History: Those with Lofty Ideals

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Would you stand up for your beliefs, no matter the cost? Scholars investigate their own families to uncover examples of how and when someone stood up for their ideals. Using video clips, interviews, and eulogies, they come to understand...
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Boost the importance of telling the truth with an audiobook taken from Aesop's fable, "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." This version is told by the young boy who is now a grown man looking back on the time he made the unfortunate decision to lie. 
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Writing an Opinion: Is Pride Good or Bad?

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Does pride really goeth before the fall, or can it be essential to one's development? Second graders read two of Aesop's fables that refer to pride in their morals, and write a short essay about whether pride is good or bad, based on...
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The Meaning of America: Self-Command

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Even for one of the most accomplished men in American history, there was room for improvement. Challenge high schoolers to use Benjamin Franklin's Project for Moral Perfection to analyze text, make inferences, connect to historical...
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An Introduction to Confucius's Analects

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wisdom, self-knowledge, courage, and virtue. Introduce viewers to the ideas of Confucius with a short video analysis of his Analects, his guide for a moral society.
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Franklin Activity Assignments

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Teenagers may not immediately name Benjamin Franklin as one of their role models, but after completing a writing assignment on his virtues and aphorisms, they may not be able to deny how influential the founding father really is. Given...
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A Lesson on Benjamin Franklin’s “Project for Moral Perfection”

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Benjamin Franklin identified 13 virtues that he felt would strengthen his character if he could focus on each one. A thorough activity explores high schoolers' personal values in the context of their lives, and compels them to strive for...
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The Real Moral Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are self-driving cars safer than human-driven cars? An installment of the Veritasium series makes a case for the safety of autonomous cars. The science suggests these cars can save thousands of lives each year.
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Philosophy - Immanuel Kant

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The categorical imperative, Immanuel Kant claimed in his Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, was the moral obligation to do the right thing in every circumstance. An introduction to Kantian ethics and philosophy guides class members...
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An Introduction to Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can a society abide by moral philosophy if they don't know the moral code that they should follow? Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue is the subject of a short analysis video that examines his theory of the transition of moral...