Author:
Special Olympics Indiana
Subject:
Education, English Language Arts, Sociology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan
Level:
High School
Grade:
9, 10, 11, 12
Tags:
  • Community Influence
  • Epic
  • Erskine
  • Inclusion
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English

    Respectfulness – EPIC Decisions

    Respectfulness – EPIC Decisions

    Overview

    In this lesson, students will demonstrate their understanding of respectfulness through discussion with their classmates. An optional infographic activity is provided. This lesson is based on a video about the life of Carl Erskine and the respect he showed others.

    Lesson Overview

    Please adapt the lesson activity to fit your students' abilities and interests.

    Introduction

    In this lesson, students will demonstrate their understanding of respectfulness through discussion with their classmates. An optional infographic activity is provided. This lesson is based on a video about the life of Carl Erskine and the respect he showed others.

    Video Clip 

    Respectfulness from The Best We’ve Got: The Carl Erskine Story (3:34)

    Grades 9 – 12

    Themes

    • Respectfulness
    • Acceptance
    • Humility
    • Grace

    Objectives

    During this lesson, students will:

    • Define respectfulness towards self.
    • Identify at least five examples of respectful behavior towards self.
    • Create a graphic representation of at least five self-respect behaviors and attitudes.

    Essential Questioning

    Students should be able to answer these questions by the end of this lesson:

    • What is respectfulness?
    • How is respectfulness shown to others?
    • What respectful behaviors do I show to others?

    Indiana Academic Standards

    • INSS Employability Skills 9-10.SE.5 Able to show care for people like them and people different from them.
    • INSS Employability Skills 9-10.LS.3 Create presentation media for a variety of audiences.
    • INSS Employability Skills 11-12.WE.4 Demonstrate perseverance through work-, service-, or project-based learning experiences.
    • INSS Employability Skills 11-12.LS.12 Complete activities and assignments thoroughly and accurately.

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