Tamatea Virtues 09 2


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Tamatea Virtues 09 2

  1. 1. Virtue is insufficient temptation.  ~George Bernard Shaw ~ Respect Responsibility Perseverance Integrity Unity Aroha Virtues!
  2. 2. Respect(: We show respect by speaking and acting with courtesy. We treat others with dignity and honor the rules of our family, school and nation. Respect yourself, and others will respect you.
  3. 3. Respect yourself and others will respect you.
  4. 4. To me, showing respect to others and yourself means to act only with courtesy and honor . Showing respect to yourself and others is very important to me .
  5. 5. If people are showing respect, we would hear...  <ul><li>Polite greetings. </li></ul><ul><li>Manners. </li></ul><ul><li>Asking nicely for things </li></ul>
  6. 6. If people are showing respect, we would see…..  <ul><li>People greeting others. </li></ul><ul><li>People speaking to others kindly. </li></ul><ul><li>People making way for teachers and other elders. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Responsibility(: Being responsible means others can trust you to do things with excellence. You accept accountability for your actions. When you make a mistake, you offer amends instead of excuses. Responsibility is the ability to respond ably and to make smart choices.
  8. 8. If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.  ~Abigail Van Buren
  9. 9. To me, responsibility means that you are always accountable for your actions . It means that you can be trusted to get a job done. I think that responsibility is a very important virtue .
  10. 10. If people are demonstrating responsibility, we would hear…  <ul><li>People being trusting of others. </li></ul><ul><li>People praising others for their good work. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers telling students that they are going to give them a virtue voucher for RESPONSIBILITY! </li></ul>
  11. 11. I people are demonstrating responsibility, we would see…  <ul><li>Elders entrusting younger people. </li></ul><ul><li>Children volunteering around the school and the community </li></ul><ul><li>People being where they are supposed to be. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Perserverance(: Perseverance is being steadfast and persistent. You commit to your goals and overcome obstacles, no matter how long it takes. When you persevere, you don't give up...you keep going. Like a strong ship in a storm, you don't become battered or blown off course. You just ride the waves.
  13. 13. He conquers who endures.   ~Persius ~
  14. 14. To me, perseverance means never giving up and always trying your best . It means never turning down a challenge just because you think it will be too hard or things won’t work out. Be persistent . It does pay off(:
  15. 15. If people are showing perseverance, we would hear….  <ul><li>People cheering themselves and others on. </li></ul><ul><li>People giving themselves praise. </li></ul><ul><li>People motivating themselves to do things. </li></ul>
  16. 16. If people are showing perseverance, we would hear…  <ul><li>People trying their hardest. </li></ul><ul><li>People doing things even if they are challenging. </li></ul><ul><li>People carrying things out until they are finished to a high quality. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Integrity(: Integrity is living by your highest values. It is being honest and sincere. Integrity helps you to listen to your conscience, to do the right thing, and to tell the truth. You act with integrity when your words and actions match. Integrity gives you self-respect and a peaceful heart.
  18. 18. Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.  ~William Shakespeare
  19. 19. To me, integrity means having an open and loving heart, pride in everything you do and faith in everyone you meet .
  20. 20. If people are showing integrity, we would see….  <ul><li>People being honest. </li></ul><ul><li>People being kind to others. </li></ul><ul><li>People showing pride in themselves and in others. </li></ul>
  21. 21. If people are showing integrity, we would hear…  <ul><li>People telling the truth. </li></ul><ul><li>Kind words. </li></ul><ul><li>People accepting and offering help. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Unity helps us work and live together peacefully. We feel connected with each other and all living things. We value the specialness of each person as a gift, not as a reason to fight or be scared. With unity we accomplish more together than any of one of us could alone Unity(:
  23. 23. Unity is the virtue that holds our community , our school , our work place and our hearts together. -Amber Nichol.-
  24. 24. Unity, to me, means that everyone comes together as a community . It means not worrying about other peoples hair colour or heritage or skin colour and working as a team for a worthy purpose .
  25. 25. If people are showing unity, we would hear….  <ul><li>People inviting others to join in. </li></ul><ul><li>People encouraging their own and the other team. </li></ul><ul><li>People giving each other instructions. </li></ul>
  26. 26. If people are showing unity, we would see….  <ul><li>People of different ages, races and genders working willingly together. </li></ul><ul><li>People working as a team and showing support for each other. </li></ul><ul><li>People working together for a cause or showing support through out the community. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Aroha(: Aroha is a special feeling that fills your heart. You show aroha in a smile, a kind word, a thoughtful act or a hug. Aroha is treating people and things with care and kindness because they mean so much to you. Aroha is contagious. It keeps spreading.
  28. 28. Aroha is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.  ~Robert Heinlein
  29. 29. To show aroha you must care for those around you and make sure that they are happy, because if they aren’t, you aren’t.
  30. 30. If people are showing aroha, we would see…  <ul><li>People asking others if they are okay. </li></ul><ul><li>People making sure others feel safe and secure in their environment. </li></ul>
  31. 31. If people are showing Aroha, we would hear…  <ul><li>People asking how others feel. </li></ul><ul><li>People asking other how they are. </li></ul><ul><li>People giving encouragement and support. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Credits… <ul><li>Thank you to www.quotegarden.com for some of the quotes on this presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you to www.virtuesproject.com/virtueshtml for the definitions on this presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you to Kirsten Allison Bray for her fantastic opinions and help with this presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>And thank you to Brandi and Marcia for appearing in some f the pictures on this presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you to Mrs. Lineham for helping me an giving me tips on how to get this slideshow right. </li></ul>