The list of character traits below contains sixty-six character traits that people of character exercise, all in an easy-to-use alphabetical table. A list of character traits is essential for effective character education lesson plans as well as creation of character education classroom activities. It is vital in personal character building
Teaching kindness is an important requirement of character education and, therefore, vital to peace education. Those who want peace need to overcome intolerance and violence. Those who teach peace must teach character traits that will produce tolerance and non-violence. Kindness is one of those character traits. Intolerance How can teaching
You teach the way you teach…. You always start the school year that way…. You see no point in buying back a mere minute…. Ah, but first impressions are lasting! What if a couple of secrets injected into the first minute could make a tremendous difference in the entire school
Children of all ages love cartoons. Children of all ages love clowns, too. This powerful, entertaining video gives them both as it introduces the important character trait of respect. Children eagerly drink in the information as they laugh at the antics of Whiffenpoof.
Launch a unit or a series of lessons with the video. Motivate children with it. Use it as a springboard for discussion, but never stop there. Assign practical applications of the subject, and follow through to be sure children are exercising the trait.
Click on RESPECT VIDEO link above to preview video.
You know from the first video in this series how much children love the Character Circus animations. Younger children eagerly accept information from Eddie and Whiffenpoof. Older children let down their defenses when the clown and his sidekick rabbit present character traits. This compelling video makes an impact on them all with its introduction of responsibility.
You can use this video to launch a unit or a series of lessons on responsibility. You can inspire children with it – making them desire responsibility in their own lives. Inspire discussion, but be sure that discussion flows into assigned practical application of the character trait.
Click on RESPONSIBILITY VIDEO link above to preview video.
Character traits have in common particular elements. We do not attempt to list them all, but you will want to make note of five major similarities: 1. Understanding flowing into desire and then action. All character traits are built intellectually first. We must understand the trait. Understanding flows into desire