Social Responsibility: Four Characteristics of Responsibility (National)
Submitted By:Mustafa Abdul-Jabbar, University of Pennsylvania
Date:July 21, 2011
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
In this lesson, the teacher will address the four characteristics of responsibility. Students will read “From Incentives to Penalties: How Far Should Employers Go to Reduce Workplace Obesity?.” Students will engage in a class debate over social responsibility vs. individual responsibility and create a consensus of a healthy balance between the two.