SERIES 2: CHOOSE COURAGE
Character Trait: Courage
Having courage means that you do what's right even if it is scary or uncomfortable at the time.
Through discussions with a guest speaker and/or in group work finishing scenarios of situations requiring courage, youth will learn creative and relevant ways to resist the pressures of negative influence, especially from peers and popular media.
Experience listening to and discussing with a guest speaker his/her personal encounter with developing courage, or discuss episodes in the lives of persons who had to use courage
Define and distinguish the differences among passive, assertive, and aggressive behaviors
Identify effective courageous skills to resist the pressures of peers and culture
Discuss ways to be assertive in bullying situations