Character Counts Week
Character Counts Week

CHARACTER COUNTS! WEEKThe biggest celebration of
character in the world.

 

Every year since 1993, the U.S. President, U.S. Senate, state governors, and officials around the world proclaim the third week in October as CHARACTER COUNTS! Week.

Join us to celebrate good character, highlight character education efforts throughout the world, and recognize individuals and organizations who show good character.

On this page, you’ll find resources for:

Thanks for sharing your 2021 CHARACTER COUNTS! Week Celebration with us!

From Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and our website, educators from around the world shared their photos! Here are just some of the daily challenges, costumes, fliers, and pictures of educators and students celebrating CHARACTER COUNTS!

#CharacterCountsWeek

Celebrate on your favorite social media platform!

Free resources for schools, families, and communities!

Elementary

Each lesson may be adapted to fit your grade level needs.

Celebration Ideas

K-5

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Elementary

Fairness
Lesson

PK-1

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Little Red Hen

Trustworthiness Lesson

K-1

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Tower of Trust

Caring
Lesson

K-2

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Caring Lesson

Caring
Lesson

K-2

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - IALAC Tags

Trustworthiness Lesson

2-3

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Class Rules

Respect
Lesson

3-5

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Consequences

Fairness
Lesson

3-5

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Fairness Lesson

Responsibility Lesson

3-5

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Tough Choice

Trustworthiness Lesson

4-5

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Practicing Integrity

CHARACTER COUNTS! Week
Music, Lesson, and Lyrics

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Middle School Resources

Each lesson may be adapted to fit your grade level needs.

Celebration
Ideas

Middle School Celebration Ideas-01

Citizenship
Lesson

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Citizenship

Trustworthiness
Lesson

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Loyalty Story

Citizenship
Lesson

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - team

Goal Achievement Lesson

Goal Achievement

Growth-Mindset
Lesson

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Growth Mindset

High School Resources

Each lesson may be adapted to fit your grade level needs.

Celebration
Ideas

High School Celebration Ideas-01

Trustworthiness
Lesson

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Honesty in the Workplace

Responsibility
Lesson

CHARACTER COUNTS Week - Self-Management Lesson-01

Fairness
Lesson

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Create a Fair Community

Goal Achievement Lesson

Goal Achievement

Decision-Making
Lesson

CHARACTER COUNTS Week Celebration Ideas - Decision-Making-01

 

Family Resources

Family
Activities

CHARACTER COUNTS WEEK FAMILY RESOURCES

K-5
Family Guide

A Family's Guide to Teaching Good Character

6-8
Family Guide

A Family's Guide to Teaching Good Character

9-12
Family Guide

A Family's Guide to Teaching Good Character

 

Community Resources

CHARACTER COUNTS! Week Proclamations for cities and states

Sample_CC_Week_Proclamation-01

CHARACTER COUNTS! Week Spotlight

Downey, CA

Character Counts - character education curriculum, lessons, and activities

Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY

Bolivia

Bolivia

Tulare County, CA

Character Counts - character education curriculum, lessons, and activities

Tell us about your celebration!

Celebrate CC Week 2021

School Principal Allison Box, from Downey, CA shares why her school celebrates CHARACTER COUNTS! Week: