Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Golden Rule

 We have read the book The Golden Rule by Ilene Cooper

It is likely that the most basic everyday guideline for human behavior is to treat people as you would want to be treated if you were in the other's position. In the United States, this guideline has been known as the "Golden Rule" since the 1800s. Many human troubles, conflicts and tragedies involve situations in which people could have acted according to the Golden Rule but, to their sorrow, they did not. Cultural examples of this in American history include the treatment of African-Americans, Native Americans, other minority groups, laborers and women. Most people can think of personal situations that would have been less stressful if the Golden Rule had been used. (from The Scarboro Missions website)

We have also read this book -- which was really funny -- but we learned a lot!

You can listen (and watch) the read aloud on youTube:

We LOVED this book -- and did a great job of remembering ways we should treat others.

Then we came up with somc classroom rules of our own!

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