Morality Unit 1: Subjective and Objective
The student will be able to…
- Define subjective and objective reality and morality, natural law, formation of conscience, morality, social justice, and Truth.
- Explain the foundations of natural law.
- Express where people find truths outside of natural law.
- Express the goal of Christian decision-making.
- Describe the basic process of conscience formation.
- Explain the function of the conscience in Christian decision-making.
- Explain the relationship between objective and subjective reality and morality as it relates to natural law and the goal of Christian decision-making.
- Explain the relationship between morality and social justice.
- Locate examples of the subjective and objective morality and reality in course resources.
- Evaluate the conscience formation of role models, mentors, community members, and characters met in classroom resources in light of course concepts
- Evaluate her or his conscience formation in light of course concepts.
- Formulate goals for her or his conscience formation in light of course concepts.
Tentative Schedule and due dates
- August 23 through September 21
- Unit I, Parent Day #1: W/R Block Sept 19-20, 2012
- Unit test, project and 100 points due on Friday Sept 21, 2012
- 100 points (Homework, Journals, Discussion, Music and Prayer, FORMATION, and Other)
- 50 points for the Unit 1 test
- 50 points for the Unit 1 project (Project Rubric)
- Unit 1 Outline
- Unit 1 Notes
- The Rabbi's Gift
- One to One Discussions
- Patch Adams Reflection
Unit 1 Test
- Complete One-on-One Presence Activity reflection questions; due the following day
- Complete Boxes 1, 3 & 4 in the Johari Window; due the following day
- Complete Patch Addams questions; due the following day
- The Messiah is among you; if you look around the room, what are the implications. What thoughts or feelings does that statement raise?
- What are your expectations, goals and/or fears for this class? What have you heard about this class from others? Explain.
- What activities, teaching styles, rule, and or policies have NOT been helpful to your learning or experience in any of your past high school classes? List and explain why they were not helpful.
- What activities, teaching styles, rule, and or policies HAVE BEEN helpful to your learning or experience in any of your past high school classes? List and explain why they were helpful.
- How did you feel / think about the one-to-one presence activity in the chapel? What did you like / dislike about the activity? What was the point of the activity? What did you learn by doing the activity?
- How could you be more present to people in your life? Explain.
- What would change in your life if you were to be more present to people? How would the world change if all people did this? Explain.
- What is the purpose of Religion? How does religion affect how people act? Explain. How does it affect how you act?
- Describe the most significant relationship in your life.
- Do most Christians make decisions because it is the most loving thing to do or because they fear punishment?
- Which religion is true?
- Does Truth exist?
- Does God exist?
- What is the purpose of the Johari Window? How does it relate to objective and subjective? What did you learn about yourself?
- What are the steps you use to make a decision? What factors influence your decisions? List these steps & factors.
- How did the Patch Adams film clip relate to what we have been learning in the course? Explain.
- What was your favorite childhood memory?
- Who is a person in your life that you admire or who inspires you?
- Describe your relationship with you family.
- Describe something you are really good at and enjoy doing.
- Explain an important relationship in your life.
- What is the greatest social injustice or moral issue facing our community and/or our world today? Why is it the greatest? Explain.
- What do you think would reduce the impact of or eliminate the greatest social injustice or moral issue? Can it be overcome?
- Where do you find Truth? What is the most important component / characteristic of a success team? Explain.
- What did you feel / think about the Human Machine activity? What was the purpose of the activity? What went well in your efforts? What needed improvement?
- Who are the real human machines for overcoming social injustice and moral issues? Explain our call to discipleship.
- What does it mean to be rich?
- What is the relationship between morality and social justice?
- Describe what you have learned about yourself and your classmates during this unit.