Lesson 3: Courage

Outdoor game (15 minutes): capture the chicken.

Discussion (10 minutes): talk  about last sessions' discussion on fairness and stereotype and introduce the theme of courage.

  1. What is Courage?
  2. What do you think is the relation between Courage and Stereotype?
  3. Does it take Courage to go against a Stereotype? 
  4. Can we have justice without courage? Why?


Discussion (10 minutes):

  1. Does it take courage for Summer to talk to Auggie? Why?
  2. Have you ever been in a situation where you had to be courageous?
  3. Have you noticed acts of courage in others around you (friends, family, teachers)?
  4. What does it take to be courageous?

Skits (10 minutes): Have groups act out what courage is. 

Write on your journals your thoughts on why we can’t have justice without courage. Share if there is time. (10 minutes)

Courage – doing the right thing, regardless of what other people do or think or how you may personally benefit from it in the short term.