Life Application Lessons on Self-Discipline
Objective: Learners connect self-discipline with individual choices and apply in a personal situation.
- Learners brainstorm and select a situation that involves personal self-discipline. Examples of areas: Use of time, Food/Nutrition, Relationships, etc.
- Use the Choice C.R.O.S.S.ROADS Worksheet to apply the life principle of self-discipline in the personal situation. Follow up with the Choice C.R.O.S.S.ROADS Planning Sheet.
Example of Choice C.R.O.S.S.ROADS Worksheet
- Option: Create a goal plan using the Goal Setting C.R.O.S.S.ROADS Worksheet or the Goal Setting Planning Sheet.
Objective: Learners will use a graphic organizer (Venn Diagram or T Chart) to develop the concept of cause and effect within a life application situation.
- Introduce topic or have students brainstorm. Example: Having assignments turned in on time.
- Allow time for identification and discussion of the cause and effect within the topic.
- Distribute the Self discipline Venn diagram or Self-Discipline T chart and allow time for learners to put their thoughts in writing.
- Offer time for pair share or small group discussion to compare ideas and add additional thoughts.
A) Example of self-Discipline Venn.pdf B) Example Self Discipline T chart .pdf
- Use whole group discussion to summarize the ideas shared. Have each learner write a statement drawing personal conclusions as to their cause and effect within the life application situation.
- As a group or individually have learners write a statement connecting the effects self-discipline would have on the situation in relation to the 8 Expectations for Living, lines from the school/class creed, or other school-wide standards.