Responsibility

Image of the Responsibility Teacher PackResponsibility is “taking ownership of my thoughts, words, and actions.” This trait is essential for becoming a healthy, happy, and productive person…and it is the basis for a free and civil society where each person does what he or she is expected to do.

Responsibility begins with “little things” like taking care of your belongings, working with a good attitude, resolving conflicts peacefully, and owning up to mistakes. Taking responsibility in these “little things” prepares students for greater opportunities in the future!

I WILL:

  1. Know what’s expected.
  2. Keep my commitments.
  3. Do my best.
  4. Not make excuses.
  5. Correct my mistakes.

DISCUSSION STARTERS:

(Permission granted to reproduce this lesson for educational use. Credit: CharacterFirstEd.com

Free downloads:

Supplement the curriculum with these reproducible sheets. (Click a link to open or save PDF.)

Videos

Learn hand motions for the poem and song. Taught by Robert Greenlaw.

Get lyrics to the poem in the Responsibility Teacher Pack.

Read the full nature story in the Responsibility Teacher Pack.

Get music for “Billy Bob” in the Songbook & CD set.