Running head: CURRICULUM ESSENTIALS PROJECT1Curriculum Essentials ProjectSuzett GloverLiberty University
CURRICULUM ESSENTIALS PROJECT 2PART I: MISSION STATEMENT Sumter High SchoolThe mission of Sumter High School is aligned with all the statements for Sumter School District as a whole. At the core of our belief it is our misson to educate, empower, and enrichour students to be academically successful and productive citizens. We prepare our students to be equipped, responsible, successful, and productive citizens in a global society.Commitment to Excellence: Educational excellence requires that all stakeholders strive for continual growth and improvement.Unyielding Ethical Standards: Build and maintain an abiding sense of honor and integrity that is characterized by high standards.Accountability: All stakeholders are accountable for their actions and will be responsive to the needs of others.Educating the Whole Child: All students are granted the opportunity to succeed based on individual needs.Providing a Safe Learning Environment: Students have the right to learn in an environment conduciveto learning.Collaboration and Support amongst Stakeholders: Pervasive and valuable collaborative efforts create meaningful strategies and solutions.ReferencesSumter School District. (n.d). Retrived November 2, 2019, from -information/mission-and-vision/PART II: CHARACTER EDUCATION Character Principle 1: Trustworthiness: Teacher will utizlize the Promethan board and write a list oftrustworthiness traits. Teacher will define trustworthiness: doing what you say you are going to do. Students,will then be placed in groups of three to five. They will spend 15 mintues exploring other meanings oftrustworthiness and using a methaphor or simile to compare traits of a trustworthy person. The students willcreate an image of the person using a piece of paper reflecting the metaphor or simile used and share theirdrawing with the class. Character Principle 2: Honesty:The teacher will define and introduce the importance of honesty in all aspect of live. The teacher and the student will read a handout titled, “ How One CEO Taught His Employees A LessonAbout Intergity”. -employees-a-lesson-in-integrityand it will be discussed as a whole group. Students will then be grouped in fours and create a comic strip depicting honesty and discussed the qualities of a honest person. Character Principle 3: Leadership:The teacher will show students the video, “Everyday Leadership,” by Drew Dudley. The teacher will then dicuss characteristics of a leader and what makes a person a leader. Students will discuss the importance of “servant leadership” and create a poster project that reflects the characteristics of a leader using photos, words, and pictures from magazines and books.
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