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Responsibility means a person
does what he or she has promised to
do or is expected to do. To be
responsible, a person needs to find
out exactly what is expected and
learn how to complete the task.
A person who shows responsibility
in completing small tasks proves he
or she is ready for greater
responsibility. Only with responsibility
come the rewards of greater
The role we are in carry duties with
them. Children have the responsibility
to obey and respect their parents and
teachers, to learn all they can during
their years in school, and to develop
their abilities the best they can.
What is Responsibility?
I will keep all of my
And no excuses make.
I'll do all my work the
best I can,
Whatever it may take.
I will make things right
when I do wrong
To clear my conscience
I will know and do what
Are expecting me to do!
My character is what
A leader out of me!
So next time through,
let's say it more
GENTLENESS IN HISTORY
Permission to use granted by
Massasoit - Chief of Peace
George's aunt warned him sternly that he was not to make a
mess in her house and George agreed. But he forgot to watch
them and soon, little white fluffy missles with a seed attached
were floating around the house. They even landed in Aunt Sue's
smooth tub of fresh butter and worse yet-in the plum preserves
she was making in her big open kettle.
Uncle Moses reminded George that he had promised not to
make a mess in the house, and spanked him for it, reminding
George to always think about the results of his actions. George
cleaned up his mess, taking responsibility for the mistake he
George learned to be more careful about where he left his
experiments, but he did not lose his interest in plants. He was
responsible to do his chores at his aunt and uncle's house
where he was living, but then he would tend to the plants he
grew and study to learn all he could about them. He later got his
college degree in biology and became a famous professor and
Keep my promises
Not make excuses
Do all my work to the best of my ability
Make things right when I do wrong
Know my duty and do my duty
"Knowing and doing what is expected of
"Aunt Sue, look what I
found!" exclaimed George, as
he ran up the front steps to his
aunt's house. George loved
plants and was always curious
about new ones he found. He
held up a few stalks of weeds
with pods on the end: "They're
milkweeds. It will be fun to see
them open up in a few days!"