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Teen SEL writing prompt- The Sum of Choices Defines Character

Good Character Writing Prompt

How do your choices add up to define what type of person you are? Explore ideas about character and choices in this printable writing prompt.

  • Which character traits make someone a good person?
  • Is character defined by one act or by a pattern of behavior?
  • Do you have to be perfect to be a good person?
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This writing prompt is based on the quote "It's the sum of our small everyday choices that defines who we are."
Read more about this quote and ideas about how life is a series of small choices that come together to define a person's character.

Plus, find SEL teaching notes, more writing prompts and related social emotional learning activities about character.

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