Tag: choice and accountability

April 13, 2010
Crackers or Consequences

Items needed: mouse trap plate Crackers: Before class take a box of Graham Crackers or any type will work. With masking tape or frosting attach a small card to the back of each cracker. Cards: Each card will have either a good or a bad decision written on it. I.e. Lying, smoking, stealing, word of […]

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April 10, 2008
3 Options

-Hide items under seperate boxes or behind different doors (if you have that many in your classroom). -Label each box #1, #2, #3 -Ask for volunteers & let them know if they do this, they will have agency to choose which box they want, but once they open it they must accept the responsibility that […]

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May 26, 2007
Making choices

I gave each girl a bowl of ice cream. I put out the toppings that are usually not used for ice cream, but were good when used as toppings on other things and asked the girls to come up and choose their toppings so that they could eat their ice cream while I taught the […]

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July 15, 2006
Sink or Swim

Items needed Squares of regular paper pennies bowl of water Ahead of time, affix some pennies to some of the paper squares. Write things on the penny squares that are not good or cause us to sink... such as drinking alcohol, swearing, gossiping, etc. On the squares without pennies write things that will help us...such […]

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August 14, 2005
Little white lie - Honesty

Items needed a length wire two paper or fabric flags labeled "me" and "eternal life" Attach the flags to each end of the wire before class. Instruct the class that the wire represents the commandments, specifically commandment to be honest. Have a member of class bend the wire back and forth until it breaks in […]

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November 18, 2004
I am in Control of Myself

Items needed Legos inside the box Here are some legos and right on front is a picture of what you can build with these. Do I have to build exactly what is here? Can't I choose to make any design that I can imagine? In fact, there are lots of different choices of really fun […]

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September 22, 2004
Obeying the Commandments

Items needed an old, well worn shoe I take an old, well worn shoe and talk about how useful and comfortable the shoe is. It's a good shoe. I have worked and walked and jogged many miles in this shoe. They protect my feet from thorns and rocks and glass. At first, they pinched when […]

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