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Session 14: Doing Your Good Side

Session 14: Doing Your Good Side
Session 14: Doing Your Good Side

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  • Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. — Mark Twain Session 13 discussed ethical and character conflict in...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Good Sides, Bad Sides 5 Activity 2: Story – The Honorable Joha, Mula Nasruddin Hodja, and the Famous...
  • In the days before you present this session, explore your own two sides. Can you identify them? How do you keep yourself on the virtuous,...
  • Materials for Activity Conundrum Corner poster/banner A small mirror Chalice and matches Optional: Newsprint, markers and tape Optional:...
  • Description of Activity Introduce the session by giving its title, "Doing Your Good Side." Say that when you talked about showing your good...
  • Materials for Activity Story 1, " The Honorable Joha, Mula Nasruddin Hodja, and the Donkey Story " Preparation for Activity Read the story...
  • Materials for Activity Two dice (extra large, if possible) of different colors Ethics Play role nametags Ethics Play Scenarios (Session 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Modeling or polymer clay Pipe cleaners Sheet of poster board or cardboard for each small group Assorted other craft...
  • Description of Activity Lead a brief discussion based on the meaning of five phrases commonly used to describe a person's character...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home, one for each participant Preparation for Activity Create a handout from Taking It Home...
  • Meet with your co-leaders after the session to reflect on how it went. How was your mix of discussion and action? Have you successfully...
  • Materials for Activity 11" x 14" sheet of paper for each youth Washable markers Preparation for Activity Prepare tabletops or counters so...
  • Preparation for Activity Acquaint yourself with the basic idea that morality has developed through evolution. Description of Activity This...
  • Description of Activity This activity invites youth to burn off some physical steam by silently demonstrating a temper tantrum thrown by a...
  • Preparation for Activity Decide whether to do this activity in a full group or in smaller groups. Description of Activity Ask participants...
  • Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. — Mark Twain IN TODAY’S SESSION… We talked about our good sides and...
  • By Sarah Conover , Freda Crane
    Retold by Sarah Conover and Freda Crane. From Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs: A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents (Boston...
  • Haidt, Jonathan. The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom (New York: Basic Books, 2006). A book that explores the...

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