||Character Trait Definition
||Expanding the Understanding|
Building Relationships and Setting the Stage for Positive Character
|Emphasize respect, responsibility and caring - the cornerstones of positive character|
Showing high regard for self, others and property.
|cooperation, respect for authority, courtesy, tolerance, listening to others, mutual support & the golden rule|
Being accountable for your own behavior.
|work ethic, collaboration, dependability, initiative, effort, self control, positive attitude, choices, reputation, commitment, positive attitude, and independence|
Being truthful in word and action.
|integrity, trustworthiness, reliability|
Showing concern for the well being of others.
|kindness, giving, compassion, patience, empathy|
||Justice and Fairness
Demonstrating impartial, unbiased and equitable treatment for all.
|keeping a good conscience, friendship, resolving conflicts, teamwork, unity, tolerance|
Being an informed, responsible and caring participant in your community.
|service, generosity, patriotism, role models, rules for living|
Doing the right thing in the face of difficulty and following your conscience instead of the crowd.
|personal goals, facing challenges, moral courage, new beginnings, overcoming failure|
Staying the task and not giving up. Demonstrating commitment, pride and positive attitude in completing tasks.
|diligence achievement, completing a project, learning from mistakes|
Believing you will be successful.
|setting goals, belief in oneself, dreams|