The CPD was designed to teach elementary school students important concepts resembled by the Medal of Honor. Access a library of character building activities.

Everyday People Who Serve Others

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Identify how individuals in the community are good citizens or how they display citizenship through their everyday service SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES Fifth Citizenship LESSON TIME:60 minutes … Read More

Medal of Honor State Research Project

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Research one Medal of Honor Recipient based on the state to which they are accredited Create a detailed slide show using provided guidelines Find important facts and details … Read More

The Importance of Remembrance

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Identify the importance and symbolism of the Vietnam War Memorial  Answer open-ended and closed-ended questions about The Wall by Eve Bunting SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES Fifth Sacrifice LESSON TIME:60 … Read More

Sally Ride: Stellar Commitment

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Identify and discuss the importance of commitment in their lives and in the community Identify ways Sally Ride demonstrated commitment throughout her life SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES … Read More

Citizenship in Action

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Understand what it means to be a citizen of the classroom, the larger community and the country Name characteristics of a good citizen Role play or write about … Read More

A Woman of Courage

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Understand the meaning of courage Give examples of how Dr. Mary Edwards Walker showed courage SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES Fourth Courage LESSON TIME:45 minutes Materials Needed: Mary Walker Wears … Read More

Learning About Our Nation’s Symbols

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Understand what the word patriotism means and how it relates to them as a student and a member of our society Research important symbols of our country SUGGESTED … Read More

Pure Determination: Wilma Rudolph

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Understand the meaning of commitment Understand the connection between effort and commitment SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES Third Commitment LESSON TIME:40-50 minutes Materials Needed: Character Club Commitment video … Read More

The Drummer Boy: Commitment

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Develop their understanding of commitment as a valued personal character trait Identify ways that individuals demonstrate commitment and how this commitment is important to others Examine their own … Read More

Flag Etiquette

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Recite the Pledge of Allegiance and understand the meaning Demonstrate flag etiquette SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES Third Patriotism LESSON TIME:30 minutes Materials Needed: The Pledge of Allegiance by … Read More

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