Character Education

September – RESPECT

Respect is:

  • Courtesy & consideration
  • Accepting and valuing differences in others
  • Valuing each other’s ideas
  • Doing the right thing even if no one is looking
  • Treating possessions and property of others with care
  • Treating others the way you want to be treated
  • Accepting others for who they are

RESPECT Character Lesson
RESPECT Is…
RESPECT Looks Like Acts Like…
RESPECT Book List
RESPECT Parent Flyer

October – RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibility is:

  • Trustworthiness
  • Being accountable for your actions
  • Doing the right thing
  • Dependability
  • Self-discipline
  • Having a good work ethic

RESPONSIBLITY Character Lesson
RESPONSIBILITY Is…
RESPONSIBILITY Looks Like Acts Like…
RESPONSIBILITY Book List
RESPONSIBILITY Parent Flyer

November – HONESTY

Honesty is..

  • Being truthful in word and action
  • Faithfulness — being true to promises
  • Sincerity — meaning what you say
  • Integrity — a commitment to doing the right thing
  • Playing fair

HONESTY Character Lesson
HONESTY Is…
HONESTY Looks Like Acts Like…
HONESTY Book List
HONESTY Parent Flyer

December – CARING

Caring is..

  • Kindness
  • Concern for others
  • Understanding how another person feels
  • Comforting others
  • Thoughtfulness
  • Love

CARING Character Lesson
CARING Is…
CARING Looks Like Acts Like…
CARING Book List
CARING Parent Flyer

January – JUSTICE & FAIRNESS

Justice and Fairness are..

  • Using kind words when you disagree with others
  • Waiting your turn in line
  • Helping out and pulling your own weight at home
  • Apologizing when you’re wrong
  • Following the rules of the game
  • Including others in discussions

JUSTICE/FAIRNESS Lesson
JUSTICE/FAIRNESS are…
JUSTICE/FAIRNESS Look Like Acts Like…
JUSTICE/FAIRNESS Book List
JUSTICE/FAIRNESS Parent Flyer

February – CITIZENSHIP

Citizenship is…

  • Standing up for what is right
  • Taking action when things need to be done
  • Caring for myself, my family, my school and my community

CITIZENSHIP Character Lesson
CITIZENSHIP Is…
CITIZENSHIP Looks Like Acts Like…
CITIZENSHIP Book List
CITIZENSHIP Parent Flyer

March – COURAGE

Courage is…

  • Standing up for your beliefs even if they are different from others
  • Taking a risk even if you are afraid
  • Facing and handling painful situations

COURAGE Character Lesson
COURAGE Looks Like Acts Like…
COURAGE Book List
COURAGE Parent Flyer

April – PERSERVERANCE

Perserverance is…

  • Staying with the task and not giving up
  • Showing commitment, pride, and a positive attitude in completing tasks
  • Trying again and again and again
  • Being patient and willing to work hard

PERSEVERANCE Character Lesson
PERSEVERANCE Looks Like Acts Like…
PERSEVERANCE Book List
PERSEVERANCE Parent Flyer

May – HOPE

Hope is…

  • Believing you will be successful
  • Believing that what you desire is possible
  • Being optimistic and positive about your future

HOPE Character Lesson
HOPE Looks Like Acts Like…
HOPE Book List
HOPE Parent Flyer