Arizona Golden Lives
Arizona Golden Lives is a collection of essays, written by High School Students, about Arizonans who have lived the Golden Rule and their impact. Jr. High and High School Teachers can utilize essays from this collection as reading assignments. Essays are in MLA format, aligned with AZ Standard 6-12.RI.10, and complete with comprehension questions.
P.O. 6-12.RI.10: By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend informational texts and nonfiction in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade.
Orville’s Golden Rule Experience
The O’Connor Golden Rule: Fighting for Justice
“Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement, and remuneration based on ability.” – Sandra Day O’Connor Hundreds of patient spectators sat tightly in the White House East Room as President Barack Obama placed the Presidential Medal …
An Anonymous Stranger Gives A Helping Hand
Have you ever interrupted your plans and stopped to help a stranger you might never see again? Have you chosen to be inconvenienced to help with something that might not even affect you? In an election year, late winter and early spring bring the appearance of campaign signs along roadsides the way sporting events bring …
Businesses must be profitable to survive. What effect does following the Golden Rule have on their workers, the environment and their community?During the last years of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, many women kept small flocks of chickens for more than their food value. During good times, “egg money”, made …
No Matter What Challenges You Face
No Matter What Challenges You Face: A Remarkable Friendship What traits do you look for in a friend? What activities do you enjoy most with your friends? How would you communicate your feelings if you lost the ability to speak? Two-year olds and adolescents both love the feeling of independence. For the two-year olds, the …
Cost of Setting an Example
What is Winning?
Wafa Shahid, Arizona State University Journalism Student Every week, millions of people watch high school sports, college sports, and professional sports. We watch amazing contests! We watch players who have spent countless hours in training stretch their skills to the limits. It is a thrill, but notice the word ‘Watch.’ Most of us have been …
A Fair World
A Fair Word: and a Fair Fight“Governments don’t live together. People live together. Governments don’t always give you a fair word or a fair fight.” This is a movie quote from The Outlaw Josie Wales. Is it an accurate statement of how governments and individuals interact with each other? Can you imagine yourself having a …
Four Remarkable Leaders
Four Remarkable Leaders: Leave a Legacy of ServiceArizona has a long history of relying on women leaders. What sacrifices accompany accepting a position of leadership?Would it be easier or more difficult to be part of a family tradition of leadership? Stroll through the beautiful community of Prescott and it is easy to find evidence of …
But Why the Hungry?