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Unit Two: The Role of Ethics in Society

Essential Questions:

Record these questions in your notebook:

  • What does ethical behavior look like?
  • Is it ever ethical to do unethical things when confronted with a dilemma? Why or why not?
  • How does a person’s ethics drive or guide the choices he or she makes?

Set up the Unit Two blog page by copying and pasting this:

  • Gaston: Ethical Analysis Sheet and Attribute Web
  • The Gift of the Magi: Ethical Analysis Sheet and Attribute Web
  • The Necklace: Ethical Analysis Sheet and Attribute Web
  • The Sniper: Ethical Analysis Sheet and Attribute Web
  • (Level one only) Mercury and the Workmen: Ethical Analysis Sheet and Attribute Web
  • Performance Task Essay

Make copies of the Ethical Analysis Sheet

Make copies of the Attribute Web

Links to the Stories

What are Ethics?

Level One only: Watch the videos and then write a 150-word response to this question: How does a person’s ethics drive or guide the choices he or she makes? Remember to state, explain, support and prove your argument. Here are the videos to watch:

Creating your own code of ethics

Behavioral Ethics

L1 Assignment: Write your own personal code of ethics on a multimodal blog post.  Name the post “My Personal Code of Ethics”. Due on Nov. 6th.

Examples:

All of the written work- Personal Code of Ethics Blog post, church bake sale article, and the short story worksheets is to be completed by Nov 20th at midnight.

Performance Task (comparison essay)

Complete the Ethical Analysis Worksheets and Attribute Webs, for all of the stories.

Choose two characters for the essay and do the performance task essay.

Good paragraph structure (template)

Fill out the Comparison chart for two characters by using all of the content written from the worksheets.

Draft the performance task essay by Dec. 2nd.

Credits:

Created with images by Tumisu - "ethics right wrong" • rdaconnect - "ethics wordcloud character" • geralt - "hands earth next generation" • CorbeauCreative - "republic plato book" • gunthersimmermacher - "devil archangel michael notre-dame" • rdaconnect - "ethics wordcloud virtue"