Importance of Integrity

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How do you feel when you do the right thing, even if sometimes it’s not the easiest thing? Is it important to do the right thing even if nobody is watching? Find out what the role models in this video have to say about integrity, or knowing and doing the right thing.

What is integrity, and why does it matter? Role models in this video take a look at what it means to do the right thing, even if it's hard and even if nobody is watching. You'll recognize some important words along the way: honesty, credibility, respect, responsibility, and trust.

Use the Resources here to learn more about what it means to have integrity and why it matters.

Fun Page Activity: This game of "What Would You Do?" lets you put yourself in the place of someone with some important decisions to make. You decide what to do.

Independent Learning Guide: Watch the "Integrity" video, then use this guide to think about integrity in some new ways. You'll also look at what integrity means in your own life, including in some everyday situations you might find yourself in. This all-purpose guide can also be used by educators, parents, and mentors to jumpstart a valuable discussion about the importance of having integrity in and out of school.

Classroom Lesson Plan: This step-by-step lesson plan is available to guide a more in-depth "before, during, and after" learning experience when viewing the video with students. This lesson plan is also suitable for use in after-school programs and other educational settings.