Telling the Truth/ How gossip affects others?
Students will learn about the power of words and why we need to choose them carefully to avoid hurting someone. Positive communication promotes the foundation for a safe school and community.
Rumors and gossip is a form of bullying…Learning to think for yourself and consider all the facts before judging someone is a life skill…learning to admit you made a mistakes and then take steps to correct your mistakes is golden opportunity for character development.
ASCA National Standards:
A:B1.2 Learn and apply critical-thinking skills
PS:A1.5 Identify and express feelings
PS:A2.1 Recognize that everyone has rights and responsibilities
PS:A2.2 Respect alternative points of view
PS:A2.6 Use effective communications skills