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Decision Making

Main Core Tie

Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 1 Standard 4

Time Frame

2 class periods of 70 minutes each




Help students to learn the decision making process.


Background for Teachers

The textbook used is, "Strengthening Family and Self" published by Goodheart-Willcox.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Describe the decision-making process. Steps: Define, Brainstorm, Explore, Decide, Evaluate. Accept responsibility for personal decisions, behaviors and actions.

Instructional Procedures

Day 1: Journal (popcorn), Text, Motivator “Bee” prepared, Book - Hannah and the Seven Dresses (Marthe Jocelyn), Decision Making Discussion, Group Decision Making Assignment, Decision Making Case Study. Day 2: Journal, Go over Group Decision Making HO, Motivator – Jelly Bean Jar, Book - Would you rather be a Bullfrog? (LeSieg), Decision-Making Handout, Cooperative 5 Square Activity, State Performance #4 Decision Making.

Created: 04/29/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018