Objectives by Grade (K-8)


Empathy, Respect, Kindness, Civility

 

GRADE 1:

Identify the intent of the Golden Rule message, stated both positively and negatively:

  • Treat other people the way you would like to be treated, to have the people / things you care about treated.
  • Do not do to other people what you would not want done to you or to have done to people / things that are important to you.

 

GRADE 2:

Identify and apply the intent of the Golden Rule to

public property (schools, parks, community buildings) and to private property.

 

GRADE 3:

Identify the common theme within Golden Rule statements of other cultures around the world and determine the sequence of these ideas’ development.

 

GRADE 4:

Construct a timeline of the development of the Golden Rule statement in cultures around the world.  Identify the moral in folktales, legends, and fables from the diverse areas.

 

GRADE 5:

Analyze the common traits of characters within the Golden Rule folktales, legends, and fables and the retell in a modern setting.

 

GRADE 6:

Analyze the influences of setting and time period on a problem encountered in a Golden Rule folktale, legend, or fable and their effect on the problem and solution.

Reading and Writing activities for the AGREE Curriculum are designed to address the ten College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading and Writing.

 

GRADE 7:

Describe a character based on the thoughts, words, and actions of the character and predict the effect of the Golden Rule on the character’s actions.

 

GRADE 8:

Analyze how lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.