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

Growing Integrity: The Empty Pot

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Understand the meaning of integrity Generate real-life situations that demonstrate integrity SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES Third Integrity LESSON TIME:60 minutes Materials Needed: The Empty Pot by Demi Empty … 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

Share Kindness

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Develop an understanding of the Citizen Honors Award Understand what a Gold Star Family is Identify ways they can share kindness and show good citizenship SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL … Read More

The Gift of Sacrifice

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Define the word sacrifice Provide examples of sacrifice in their communities and lives Describe sacrifices they have made in their own lives Describe reasons sacrifice is valued SUGGESTED … Read More

I Am A Good Citizen

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Define the word citizenship Discover what someone does when they are a good citizen Determine what qualities make a good citizen SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES Second Citizenship … Read More

Making a Difference

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Identify and explain how a person they know is making a difference in the world SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES Second Commitment LESSON TIME:Two 30-minute Sessions Materials Needed: … Read More

Commit-MINT to Growth

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Deepen their understanding of commitment Show commitment by planting and caring for a class plant Reflect on and analyze their experiences of showing commitment SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED … Read More

Courage Can Begin with a Dot

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Deepen their understanding of courage Create a dot art project representing courage Reflect on and analyze their experiences of being courageous SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES SUGGESTED SUBJECT … Read More

Say What You’ll Do and Then Carry Through

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Define commitment and find examples from materials shared in class Identify and illustrate examples of commitment in their own lives SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES SUGGESTED SUBJECT MATTER … Read More

I Can Be a Good Citizen

OBJECTIVESStudents will: Deepen their understanding of citizenship Identify and illustrate examples of how they can show good citizenship in their own lives SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL SUGGESTED VALUES SUGGESTED SUBJECT MATTER … Read More

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