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ERIC Number: ED512053
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 172
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-5754-2174-7ISBN-978-1-5754-2174-2
What Do You Stand for? For Kids: A Guide to Building Character
Lewis, Barbara A.
Free Spirit Publishing
Even elementary school children can build positive character traits like caring, citizenship, cooperation, courage, fairness, honesty, respect, and responsibility. The true stories, inspiring quotations, thought-provoking dilemmas, and activities in this book help kids grow into capable, moral teens and adults. This guide includes: (1) self-reflection quizzes; (2) true stories about real kids with character; (3) descriptions of ten important character traits; (4) activities students can do to build character traits; (5) What If? situations that challenge thinking; and (6) resources including books, organizations, and Web sites for learning more about the character traits. Previously titled "Being Your Best," this award-winning book is for kids and their parents and teachers. [For "What Do You Stand For? For Kids: A Leader's Guide CD-ROM" see ED512058.]
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A