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Honesty

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CHARACTER EDUCATION
SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES
FEBRUARY 2011
“The truth is mightier than the sword.” - Anonymous “No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true.” - Nathaniel Hawthorne “Honesty is the chapter in the book of wisdom. “ - Thomas Jefferson “Do not do what you would undo if caught.” - Leah Arendt “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.” - Sigmund Freud “The most important person to be honest with is yourself.” - Anonymous “Honesty is the best policy.” - Miguel de Cervantes “Truth is not a matter of personal viewpoint.” - Vernon Howard “Dishonesty is like a boomerang. About the time you think all is well, it hits you in the back of the head.” - Anonymous “I would rather have you truthful and brave than to have a whole orchard of cherry trees.” - George Washington’s father “To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.” - John Ruskin “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” - Mark Twain
Broward County Public Schools

HONESTY: Being truthful, trustworthy and sincere.

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READ / WRITE / DISCUSS
• Discuss the value of honesty and have students answer the following questions: What is honesty? What is dishonesty? What is honor? How is it achieved? How does honesty relate to trust? How does honesty create a positive relationship between people? Why is honesty necessary? What are the possible consequences of lack of honesty? ELEMENTARY: LA.K.5.2.6, LA.1.5.2.6, LA.2.5.2.2, LA.3.5.2.2, LA.4.5.2.2, LA.5.5.2.2 MIDDLE: LA.6.5.2.1, LA.7.5.2.1, LA.8.5.2.1 HIGH: LA.910.5.2.1 • Discuss with the class the meaning of “white lie.” Ask students if white lies are ever appropriate. ELEMENTARY: LA.K.5.2.6, LA.1.5.2.6, LA.2.5.2.2, LA.3.5.2.2, LA.4.5.2.2, LA.5.5.2.2...

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