What is character? It is concerned with understanding, caring about, and acting upon certain values. How do you show good character?
Trustworthiness A trustworthy person is….. honest loyal reliable courageous to do the right thing
Respect Showing respect means being….. Considerate of others Tolerant of differences Using good manners Dealing peaceful with anger or disagreements Treating other with care
Responsibility Showing responsibility means… Using self-control Thinking before acting Being accountable for choices Doing what is expected Doing your best
Fairness Being fair means… playing by the rules practicing good sportsmanship taking turns sharing being open-minded
Caring A caring person is… kind compassionate sensitive to others needs
Citizenship Good citizenship means…. being a good community member being an advocate for safety being supportive of others obeying the rules and laws
Answer questions 13 – 18 on your paper quietly. Wait for teacher instructions. Move to the location SILENTLY until you hear the next set of directions.
Move to the sign that shows the characteristic most important for parents to have with their teenage children.
Move to the sign that shows the characteristic most important for teachers to show to their students.
Move to the sign that shows the characteristic most important for a teenage friend to have with another teenage friend.
Move to the sign that shows the characteristic most important for two teenagers who are going out with each other to show to one another.
Move to the sign that shows the characteristic most important for a friend or family member to have when you go to them with a problem.
Move to the sign that shows the characteristic that best describes you.
Which relationship in your life do you feel you are doing great at right now?
Which relationship in your life do you feel needs some more work on right now?
The best way to build the foundation of healthy relationships is to demonstrate good character traits - show respect - use open & honest communication skills - spend quality time & share common interests - demonstrate affection & admiration in healthful ways - understand & accept individual differences