Name a few character traits that you admire in others?
Character traits are qualities or features that make someone or something unique. Character traits can include things like being brave, honest, kind, helpful and responsible. These traits help us be successful in life, both at home and in school.
Integrity - Being honest and having strong moral principles. Respect - Showing regard for the worth of somebody or something. Empathy - The ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
Character traits are often used in literature; authors use characters to represent different aspects of society and life. The study of character traits is known as 'ethology', which is a branch of psychology. Personality traits are the result of a combination of both nature (genetics) and nurture (environment).
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What are some examples of positive character traits? Which is your favorite and why?
What are some examples of negative character traits? How can we combat these traits?
Think of a time when you used a positive character trait. How did it help you in that situation?
Think of a time when you used a negative character trait. How could you have handled the situation differently?
Brain break: Draw a big dragon with little wings and a small flame!
Question: What character trait does a brave person possess? Clues: • A brave person makes decisions even when they are scared. • A brave person is willing to take risks. • A brave person stands up for what they believe in. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. With your partner, draw a picture that shows how a brave person might act in a difficult situation. B. Think of a character trait that is the opposite of brave and explain why it is important to have courage.
What is the trait called when you are kind to others?
What is the trait called when you respect and follow rules?
Which trait means being honest and telling the truth?
Which trait means being patient while waiting for something?
Which trait means never giving up, even when things are hard?
- Giving Up
What is one character trait you have that you are proud of?