What are values?
Why are values important?
- People scatter as they move towards different guideposts that are illuminating different directions
- People run towards the guidepost that is the safest and easiest to get to.
Where can I learn more?
What will students learn?
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to…
- Communicate what a value is and why values are important
- Identify two core personal values, what protects and threatens those values, and a time when they were able to live into their values
- Identify the agreed upon class values
- Clearly explain examples of behaviours that are and are not consistent with each class value
- Describe how they will hold themselves and each other accountable to living into their values
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