This video shows real-life scenarios that trigger thought and discussion and provide possible solutions to problems concerning respect. It teaches students how to have self-respect, how to gain respect from others, and how to show respect, including sensitivity to others’ feelings.
The video uses real-life incidents to help illustrate the different aspects of respect. The first deals with self-respect and a young man who is lacking this character trait. With a little help from his sister he cleans himself up and then gains respect from all those around him.
The second incident deals with a young lady who shows no respect for others. Her words and actions make the other member of her group not want to work with her any longer. When she realizes how she affects others, she apologizes and promises to try and be more accepting of other people’s differences. This video, like the others in Character University, teach young people to own up to their actions and to face the consequences ofwhat they do.