Mark Your Calendar

This Mark Your Calendar activity & project also includes:

Do your actions reflect your values? Scholars examine their day-to-day activities versus their passions during the eighth installment in a series of 12 character-building lessons. After defining their values, participants create calendars of their activities, then discuss with a partner how well the two mesh.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Complete your own calendar of activities and share your results with learners
  • Use the activity as an ongoing check-in exercise to keep pupils' values and actions on track
Classroom Considerations

  • Prior to the lesson, participants should define their top three values and write them on index cards for future use
  • Determine ahead of time how long the class will be tracking their activities and provide them with a calendar for doing so
Pros

  • Great to use as a stand-alone or ongoing self assessment tool
  • Individuals build self assessment, active listening, and discussion skills during the leadership activities
Cons

  • None