The program George Washington, a Man of Christian Character was presented live in the FACE classroom on Friday, February 17th. Students, teachers and parents from StoneBridge School, Homeschool Plus, and Sweethaven Christian Academy were in the audience. Local homeschoolers and parents also attended. Online there were students from True Foundation school as well as homeschoolers and adults.
We began with a first person dramatic presentation with George and Martha Washington (Dr. Max Lyons and Mrs. Margie Lyons). This presentation was interactive with music, picture and artwork, drama, props and costumes. The teaching focused on the development of the spiritual life and character of George Washington. Several students participated by reading lines.
We concluded by introducing and discussing Washington’s Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior. These are 110 character rules of conduct that Washington read, copied, memorized and used to develop his stellar Christian character. We spent a few minutes beginning a relating exercise by having the students think about and write down several of the rules that are especially important or meaningful to them. This relating and writing assignment will need to be completed at a later time by the parent/teacher.
Wonderful presentation! It is so important to be stressing the need and importance of our being a people of character….thank you! Will the 110 points of Rules of Civility be made available via the Drop Box? I’d like to make a copy of those to hand out to the ESOL students and go over them, if that’s possible. I love that you mentioned and showed so many aspects about George Washington that many of us were not aware of!Rebecca Deal, TESL professor at Greenville University commented:
If you missed this presentation, but would like to access it, find the product in the FACE bookstore here: George Washington, a Man of Christian Character .