Lesson Plan

Ethics Survey

Students will take an ethics survey and class results compared
Wade T.
Classroom teacher
Bellevue West Senior High School
Bellevue, NE
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Arts

Students will be able to

1) Begin the discussion on ethics.

2) Students will take an electronic survey on Kahoot, after each question the classroom results will be compared to that of the results in the text book.

Social Studies
Grades 9 - 10
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1 Hook

Activity: Presenting

Teachers will bring up the clip:


And talk about how the students feel about The German truck lightly taps the back of a Ford Pinto, and it explodes. This clip illustrates the poor design of the Ford Pinto vehicle. Ford Motor Company chose not to fix the Pinto's flaws because it was cheaper to pay for the cost of settlements for deaths, injuries, and vehicle burnouts. This is an introduction to ethics.

2 Direct Instruction

Have each student get an ipad from the ipad cart and login.

Once the students are logged in post the login information to Kahoot survey:


Instruct the students to use first letter of first name and last name. No nicknames are to be given.

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Exploring

Work through the 6 question survey and discuss with the students what each question means and what the results mean from the survey.

4 Wrap Up

Activity: Conversing

What do the results of the survey show about the ethics of our class?

What do the results of the survey show about how our class is compared to the national average?