Character Education Program - Monthly Character Traits

 

 

 

 

 

 

September

 

Respect

 

Showing high regard for an authority, other people, self and country. Treating others as you would want to be treated. Understanding that all people have value as human beings.

 

 

 

October

 

Responsibility

 

 Being accountable in word and deed. Having a sense of duty to fulfill tasks with reliability, dependability and commitment.

 

 

 

 November

 

Caring

 

 Showing understanding of others by treating them with kindness, compassion, generosity and a forgiving spirit.

 

 

 

 December

 

Courtesy

 

 Showing kindness and politeness to others.

 

 

 

  January

 

Self-control

 

 Having control over one's own impulses, emotions, or acts. Showing restraint, self-discipline and will-power.

 

 

 

  February

 

Trustworthy

 

 A firm adherence to a code of especially moral or ethical values. Being honest, trustworthy, dependable and incorruptible.

 

 

 

 March

 

Fairness/ Justice

 

   Practicing justice, equity and equality. Cooperating with one another. Recognizing the uniqueness and value of each individual within our diverse society.

 

 

 

 April

 

 Tolerance

 

 Having sympathy for or acceptance of feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from one's own.  Being Open-minded. Showing patience and charity toward others.

 

 

 

May

 

 Citizenship Civic Value

 

Being law abiding and involved in service to school, community and country.

 

 

 

 June

 

 

 

  Reflection on all traits