Character Education

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1. Character education teaches the ____ of thought and deed that help people live and work together as families, friends, neighbors, communities and nations.

  a. habits

  b. actions

  c. behaviors

  d. choices


2. Core ethical ____ are respect, justice, civic virtue and citizenship, and responsibility for self and others.

  a. ideas

  b. attitudes

  c. norms

  d. values


3. In school, character education must be approached ____ to include the emotional, intellectual and moral qualities of a person or group.

  a. slowly

  b. fast

  c. comprehensively

  d. in parts


4. Many schools have chosen to incorporate character education into their plans for Safe and ___ Schools and Communities.

  a. Kind

  b. Quality

  c. Drug-free

  d. Alcohol-free


5. For schools in general, character education is about finding some way to help students develop good habits or ___________.

  a. virtues

  b. services

  c. helping attitudes

  d. programs


6. We recognize that there are core common values, and we are socialized to develop them through____________.

  a. role models

  b. legends

  c. stories

  d. all 3


7. The Improving America's Schools Act of ____ created the Partnerships in Character Education Pilot Project (Pilot Project; see Sec. 10103) and authorized up to a total of 10 grants annually to state education agencies (SEAs) for the design and implementation of character education projects.

  a. 1994

  b. 1996

  c. 1998

  d. 2000


8. Character Education is a national movement creating schools that foster ethical, responsible, and caring young people by modeling and teaching good character through an emphasis on universal values that ____________ share.

  a. some of us

  b. many

  c. we all

  d. most


9. Re Virginia: Thomas Lickona in Educating for Character (1991) states there are __________classroom strategies and 3 school- wide strategies for an effective comprehensive approach to character education.

  a. 3

  b. 5

  c. 7

  d. 9


10. __________ are the primary moral educators of children

  a. teachers

  b. counselors

  c. parents

  d. pastors