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Building Character. Chapter 2. Group Presentations!. Brenna and Bailey S. Character and Values. Autumn and Sheyanne. Character as your guide, responsibility, and listening. Emma and Marissa. Citizenship. Taking Responsible Actions. Chapter 3. Making Responsible Decisions.

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Building character

Building Character

Chapter 2

Group presentations

Group Presentations!

Brenna and bailey s

Brenna and Bailey S

Character and Values

Autumn and sheyanne

Autumn and Sheyanne

Character as your guide, responsibility, and listening

Emma and marissa

Emma and Marissa


Taking responsible actions

Taking Responsible Actions

Chapter 3

Making responsible decisions

Making Responsible Decisions

  • Automatic decisions

  • Complicated decisions

  • Decision Making – act of making a choice

    • Helps you achieve personal goals

    • Helps plan for the future

  • Continuous process to use problem solving and decision making skills

What influences decisions

What influences decisions?

  • Family

  • Culture

  • Friends

  • Values

  • Resources

  • Demographics

  • Needs

  • Wants

  • Society

Learning from good decisions

Learning from Good Decisions

  • Improved Self-esteem

  • Increased respect from people around you

  • Independence shows responsibility

Considering consequences

Considering Consequences

  • Minor vs major

  • Personal decisions ma alter the direction in your life

Responsible leadership

Responsible Leadership

  • Leader – person who has influence over and guides a group

    • Groups must have leaders and followers

  • Leadership – ability to lead

Leadership skills

Leadership Skills

  • Management

  • Motivation

  • Communication

  • Problem-solving

Leadership test

Leadership Test!!!

Answer: Seldom –S, Often –O , Always - A



  • I am honest.

  • I do not deceive, cheat, or steal.

  • I do what I say I’ll do.

  • I have the courage to do the right thing.

  • I build a good reputation.

  • I stand by my family, friends, and country.



  • I treat others with respect and follow the “Golden Rule.”

  • I am tolerant of differences.

  • I use good manners, not bad language.

  • I am considerate of others’ feelings.

  • I do not threaten, hit, or hurt anyone.

  • I deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements.



  • I do what I am supposed to do.

  • I persevere (I keep on trying).

  • I always do my best.

  • I use self-control. I am self-disciplined.

  • I think about consequences before I act.

  • I am accountable for my choices.



  • I play by the rules.

  • I take turns and share.

  • I am open-minded. I listen to others.

  • I do not take advantage of others.

  • I do not blame others carelessly.



  • I am kind.

  • I am compassionate and show I care.

  • I express gratitude.

  • I forgive others.

  • I help people in need.



  • I do my share to make my school and community better.

  • I cooperate.

  • I stay informed.

  • I am a good neighbor.

  • I obey laws and rules.

  • I respect authority.

  • I protect the environment.

How do you rate

How do you rate?

  • Count how many always you chose:

  • 0-15 always: Character counts for leadership success. Now’s the time to adopt positive actions and attitudes.

  • 15-30 always: You know what it takes to be a person of good character. Keep trying to “do the right thing” every time.

  • 30-35 always: Your good character will take you far. Keep at it!

Leadership poster

Leadership Poster

  • Define the word leader

  • Define the word leadership

  • Include 20 skills that a POSITIVE leader must have to be successful

  • On the back – list 5 things that “kills” a good leader

  • Add your name

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