Values

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Values

  1. 1. VALUES
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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?
  4. 4. TANGIBLETangible values are the material things in our life, things that cost money to obtain. Examples: Phone House Car
  5. 5. INTANGIBLEIntangible values are the non-material things in our life. They don’t cost money.Examples: Love Freedom Integrity Service
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. 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.

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