Character Traits (Credit to CASEL)

 

Character Trait

Definition

Month

Inspiration

Self Awareness

The ability to accurately recognize one's own emotions, thoughts, and values and how they influence behavior.

August & September

Responsible Decision-Making

The ability to make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on ethical standards, safety concerns, and social norms.

October

Social Awareness

The ability to take the perspective of and empathize with others, including those from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

November & December

Relationship Skills

The ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups.

January

Self Management

The ability to successfully regulate one's emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in different situations--effectively managing stress, controlling impulses, and motivating oneself. 

February

Self Awareness

The ability to take the perspective of and empathize with others, including those from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

March

Self Management

Having the courage and resolve regardless of the circumstances; the strength of character

April

Responsible Decision-making

 

The ability to make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on ethical standards, safety concerns, and social norms.

May & June