JOURNAL List 3 valuables that you would want to take with you if your home suddenly caught on fire. List 3 values that you believe to be typically American. List 3 values that you believe would be important to a person in a third world country. List 2 values you have as a teenager but did not have as an elementary student. List 5 values you want to have when you are ready to graduate high school. List 5 values that you believe are important to your parents.
WHAT ARE VALUES? Everyone has his/her own set of personal values. Varies from person to person, family to family, country to country. What are somethings you personally value? What are some things your parents value? What are some things that our country values?
TANGIBLETangible values are the material things in our life, things that cost money to obtain. Examples: Phone House Car
INTANGIBLEIntangible values are the non-material things in our life. They don’t cost money.Examples: Love Freedom Integrity Service
WHICH IS A MORE IMPORTANT VALUE? Intangible values are the most important because they are lasting and are free. Anyone can obtain them whether or not they have money.
5 VALUES Because we are human we have a basic need for some common intangible values. Some of these are: Love Respect Honesty Trustworthiness Caring These five things can help us feel better about ourselves. They can also lead to a good character.
LOVE What are some things you love in your life? Do you treat things you love better than you treat things you don’t love? How do you show love? Why is love a value that we hold dear? We all have a need to be loved and give love.
RESPECT What are some things you respect in your life? Do you treat things you respect better than you treat things you don’t respect? How do you show respect? Why is respect a value that we hold dear? We all have a need to care about self, life, property, other people, and their rights.
HONEST Y Who are you honest to in your life? Are you less honest to some people rather than others? Why is it important to be honest? Why is honesty a value that we hold dear? We all have a need to tell the truth, be straightforward, sincere, truthful, fair and genuine. If not it can af fect our self - esteem and self-concept.
TRUSTWORTHINESS Are some people more trustworthy than others? Why is it sometimes hard to be trustworthy? Does it bother you when people are not trustworthy? Why is trustworthiness a value that we hold dear? We al have a need to be relied on and to be able to rely on people.
CARING What are some things you care about in your life? Do you treat things you care about better than you treat things you don’t care about? How do you show that you care? Why is caring value that we hold dear? We all have a need to feel concern and empathy for others.