What are your core values? Here, we will explore this and leave the class with loads of new vocabulary, important skills that we can generalize to improve our level, and a personalized shield representing our individual core values.
What is most important to you in your life?
Is there anything that isn’t important to you, that you do only for social acceptance?
Is there anything that is important to you, that you wish others valued more?
Do the people in your social circle tend to have the same values?
Do you have any close friends who have very different values from you?
List of values – Learn the words and practice making adjectives from nouns.
Reading and Writing
The thing about values – Read and comment on the blog
12 Famous Philosophers and their Guiding Principles – Read the article, and select a philosopher to write a paragraph about. (C1)
Self Reliance – Read the classic Emerson essay. (C2)
Essay writing – Select a topic.