What are the Six Pillars of Character and what do they mean? Why is it important to show good character? In this WebQuest, students will read short stories that portray some of the six pillars of character and then answer questions about the stories they have read.
Trustworthiness (Integrity, Honesty, Reliability, Loyalty)
Be honest • Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal • Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do • Have the courage to do the right thing • Build a good reputation • Be loyal — stand by your family, friends, and country
Respect (Golden Rule, Tolerance and Acceptance, Nonviolence, Courtesy)
Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule • Be tolerant of differences • Use good manners, not bad language • Be considerate of the feelings of others • Don’t threaten, hit, or hurt anyone • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements
Responsibility (Duty, Accountability, Pursue Excellence, Self-Control)
Do what you are supposed to do • Persevere: keep on trying! • Always do your best • Use self-control • Be self-disciplined • Think before you act — consider the consequences • Be accountable for your choices
Fairness (Fairness and Justice, Openness)
Play by the rules • Take turns and share • Be open-minded; listen to others • Don’t take advantage of others • Don’t blame others carelessly
Caring (Concern for Others, Charity)
Be kind • Be compassionate and show you care • Express gratitude • Forgive others • Help people in need
Citizenship (Do Your Share, Respect Authority and Law)
Do your share to make your school and community better • Cooperate • Get involved in
community affairs • Stay informed; vote• Be a good neighbor • Obey laws and rules
• Respect authority • Protect the environment
Click here to download the worksheet for this WebQuest. You will complete this worksheet on the computer. Return to the worksheet after you read each story to answer the questions about that story. When you first open the worksheet, click on the word "Page" on your toolbar and scroll down
←to "Save As". Be sure to save the worksheet in your server folder.
Click on the name of each story below to read the story. When you have finished reading the story, answer the questions on your worksheet, then return to this page to read the next story.
DO NOT PRINT OUT YOUR WORKSHEET UNTIL TOLD TO DO SO BY A TEACHER.
Click here to download The Vocabulary of Friendship Crossword Puzzle. You will complete this puzzle on the computer. When you first open the puzzle, click on the word "Page" on your toolbar and scroll down to "Save As". Be sure to save the puzzle in your server folder.
DO NOT PRINT OUT YOUR PUZZLE UNTIL TOLD TO DO SO BY A TEACHER.