Making Responsible Decisions Pg. 36-41 (Blue Book). Mr. Springer 6 th Grade Health. Building Vocabulary. Decision Making- the process of making a choice or solving a problem. Values- the beliefs that guide the way a person lives. Ethical- choosing to take the right action.
6th Grade Health
Ex. What are the risks of cheating?
Ex. Is cheating right?
Ex. Are there school rules against cheating?
P (Parental Approval)
Ex. Would my parents approve of cheating?
Fact: When you apply the decision-making steps, you can make responsible decisions!
Step 1 (State The Situation)
Step 2 (List The Options)
Step 3 (Weigh The Outcomes)
Step 4 (Consider Values)
Step 5 (Make A Decision & Act)
Step 6 (Evaluate The Decision)
Tyler has studied hard for his math test. One day his classmate Chris told Tyler that he had a copy of the answers to the test. Tyler knew that he could easily get an A if he used the answers. However, he also knew that doing this would be dishonest. Tyler believed in honesty. He wasn’t sure what to do.
Question: In the space provided write a short paragraph explaining how Tyler could have applied the 6 steps of the decision-making process to help him make his choice.