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Narnian Virtues Character Education English Curriculum Project

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Materials

An example of what the curriculum materials look like is given here: sample curriculum material. These are sample pages from ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ curriculum, showing the virtues demonstrated in the novel and some example activities.

If you are interested in receiving a full PDF of the materials to use with your students, please email narnianvirtues@leeds.ac.uk.

Videos

Please watch the following short videos to find out more about how to deliver the Narnian Virtues curriculum:

The 5 objectives of the Narnian Virtues Curriculum

The research process

5 strategies to increase effectiveness

The Narnian Virtues Character Education Curriculum

Professor Thomas Lickona, director of the Center for the 4th and 5th Rs (Respect and Responsibility) at the State University of New York at Cortland, introduces the Narnian Virtues project. Professor Lickona is a leading voice in character education and along with Professor Mark Pike of the University of Leeds, is a co-investigator of the project.

Professor Lickona explains in this short video, what the Narnian Virtues are, and how they apply to the lives of young people.

In this video Professor Lickona explains why the Narnian Virtues apply particularly to students in the formative 9 to 14 age range.

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