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Let’s brush up on our good character traits before we begin our exploration on the planet character.

Who are people of good character? They are people who make good choices that benefit themselves and others and are firm in their words and actions.

Character word definitions Respect - Being concerned and considerate for yourself and others through your words and actions. Responsibility - Being accountable for your thoughts, words, and actions. Being able to make choices between right and wrong. Caring - The work of the heart! In addition to caring for yourself, being interested in someone else’s life or situation other than your own, and actually doing something to show that you care. Fairness - When everyone has the same chances to succeed or fail. Citizenship - Being active in the communities you are a part of: school, church, neighborhood, city, state, nation, and world. There are people all around you that show good character every day. Let’s start on our hunt to get to the heart of the matter!

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Use good manners by saying please and _______________________

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__________________________ a food drive at your school.

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Not following the rules of a game is known as ___________________.

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________________________ is when you have a general interest in someone eles's life.

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________________________ is when everyone has the same chance to succeed or fail.

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Thinking only of yourself and not considering other people's feelings.

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_____________________ from your mistakes and try not to do them again.

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Everyone takes a _______________ in a game.

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Giving some of your old things to a charity.

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Keep your room ________________________.

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Spreading false information about someone.

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Fair _____________________________________.

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Just be __________________________________.

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When you are happy you _________________.

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Someone who does kind things for other people has a _______________________ heart.

* Answer Key is in Teacher's Character Supplement

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re-use of materials

volunteer

a source of daily information about the world around you

recycle laws

governing rule American a symbol of our country community leader leader of your school principal being an active member of a community

pledge of allegiance

offering your time to help someone in need

U.S. flag newspaper

a promise or oath

citizenship

being a citizen of the United States of America someone who was elected by others to govern

* Answer Key is in Teacher's Character Supplement

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Color the spaces with good character words in (RED). Color the spaces with bad character words in (BLUE).

Littering Vandalism

Responsible

Stealing

Citizenship Rude

Caring

Loyal

Respect

Mean

Patience

Fairness

Truth

Bully

Disobey

Wasteful

Selfish

Envy

Rumors

Greed


Primary/Elementary Character Supplement