Unit Outline (17 lessons)

Name of unit: What Is The Right Thing To Do?Themes: Ethical principles and the application of these to our daily lives(Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Logic and Reasoning).Books/film used for this

Unit Outline (17 lessons)

Name of unit: What Is The Right Thing To Do?Themes: Ethical principles and the application of these to our daily lives                 (Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Logic and Reasoning).Books/film used for this

Lesson 13: Making moral decisions: Deontology

Lesson type: Explicit teachingThemes: Rules, consequences (Ethics) Focus inquiry/reasoning skill: Developing and using reliable criteria Rule focus: Listening Purpose: To explicitly teach the moral theory of Deontology, in particular the

Lesson 11: How do we make fair rules?

Lesson type: ActivityThemes: Equity, fairness (Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Logic and Reasoning) Focus inquiry skill: Collaborating with others Rule focus: Everyone’s ideas are important Purpose: To consider under what

Lesson 10: John Q

Lesson type: Community of philosophical inquiryThemes: Making moral decisions, right and wrong, value of a life, equity, rules (Ethics, Social/Political Phil)Focus inquiry/reasoning skill: Consistency Rule focus: Building on other people’s