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What are values? S Values: the underlying system of beliefs about what is important in life to a person
Where do our values come from? S Any ideas? S Society S School S TV S Etc. S Values tend to change over your lifetime… S Why is that?
Teen years… S Teen years are a time when you become more aware of your values…why? S You’re maturing S Teens are worried what others say, see and do S You’re becoming more aware of what you like S You’re becoming more independent
Values and Relationships S How are values important when starting new relationships? S They help us find people we are compatible with S Ex. A person who values family and wants to have a family right after they get married, may be in conflict with someone who values adventure and freedom to do what they wish. S We shouldn’t change our values just for another person to like us S Why is that?
S Your values show in: S How you act S What you talk about S What you stand up or fight for S What you are willing to sacrifice for
What are your values? S Answer these 4 questions to help determine your values: S If you were independently wealthy, what would you do with your life? S What issues do you care about the most about regarding your home, school, community, church, state, country, or world? S If you were independently wealthy, what would you contribute to? S After your death, what would you like people to say about you? How would you like to be remembered?
Now Take the VALUES survey to see what your top values are… S
Examples of values Write down 5 -10 that you consider your values S Success S Communication S Adventure S Community S Beauty S Competition S Peace S Concern for others S Challenge S Creativity S Change S Determination S Cleanliness S Democracy S Commitment S Diversity
Examples of values S Enjoyment S Global view S Fairness S Hard work S Faith S Happiness S Family S Health S Freedom S Honor S Friendship S Independence S Fun S Individuality S Generosity S Integrity
Examples of values S Intelligence S Patriotism S Justice S Perfection S Kindness S Personal growth S Knowledge S Perseverance S Leadership S Power S Love S Privacy S Loyalty S Punctuality S Money S Respect for others
Examples of values S Safety S Security S Self-thinking S Service S Simplicity S Solving problems S Speed S Status S Strength S Teamwork S Timeliness S Tolerance S Tradition S Trust S Unity S Variety S Well-being S Wisdom
Values Project S Values Shield S Creative Writing: Poem, Song, Etc. S Collage using magazines S Comic Strip S Other ideas? … ask Mrs. K first
Rubric for Values Project S 5 points for utilizing all your time S 5 points for a paragraph summary on the back of your work explaining your values and why you choose to do the project you did S 5 points for clearly identifying 5 values in project S 5 points for finished product/neatness S 20 Total Points