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					Character Education Mr. Anderson

Character Trait Fairness
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Fairness Definition:

Demonstrating impartial, unbiased, and equitable treatment of others.

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Fairness Definition:

Taking turns, sharing, and listening to what others have to say.

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Fairness Example

• I show fairness when I take only my share.

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Fairness Example
• I am fair when I play by the rules.

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Fairness Words
• • • • • Open-minded Justice Equity Consequences Prejudice • • • • • Favoritism Consistent Certain Proportional Impartiality

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Equity Definition:
Not taking advantage of others and making correction of mistakes.

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Equity Example
• An equitable person admits and corrects mistakes promptly and voluntarily and expects others to do the same.
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Equity Example
• An equitable person doesn’t take advantage of the weaknesses or ignorance of others.
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Equity Example
• An equitable person doesn’t take more than his/her fair share.

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Equity Example
• An equitable person doesn’t blame others unfairly.

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Fairness Quotes
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. -Abraham Lincoln

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Fairness Quotes
Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn’t be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice. -Corazon Aquino
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Fairness Quotes
The foundation of justice is good faith.
-Marcus T. Cicero

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Fairness Quotes
Time is the justice that examines all offenders.
-William Shakespeare

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Fairness Quotes
Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die. -Martin Luther

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Fairness Quotes
Nothing is to be preferred before justice. -Socrates

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Fairness Quotes
Justice is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. -Daniel Webster

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Fairness Quotes
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just. -Blaise Pascal

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“The Donkey and the Lion.”
-Aesop

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Discussion Questions for “The Donkey and the Lion”
1. How did the lion get away with taking all of the food?
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Discussion Questions for “The Donkey and the Lion”
2. Have you ever played with someone who made up their own rules?
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Discussion Questions for “The Donkey and the Lion”
3. How does it feel to be cheated or taken advantage of?
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Discussion Questions for “The Donkey and the Lion”
4. Why is it important to play by rules that all players agree upon?
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Discussion Questions for “The Donkey and the Lion”
5. When playing a game or participating in a group activity, what can you do to make sure that everyone is treated fairly?
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Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; for it becomes your destiny!!!
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