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perseverance Integrated Values and Divinity Presentation: Divinity/Religious Instruction

LO's for Perseverance: 
  • Distinguish between perseverance and falseness.
  • Learn that perseverance helps us create goals and standards for ourselves.
  • Understand being a person of perseverance can have PMI's.

LO's for Values:
  • That values help us to stand tall and strong when others fall over.
  • That values enable us to become people who can lead.
  • That we can see different points of views (POV) about values.

Meaning and Root Words
What can you discover about this word? 

Great Perseverance Videos/Media

Health and Values Education Posters Banners and Resources
More Movies:
Still Scared
Dare to Climb

Media Questions/Activities
  • Use less than 30 words to retell the important message of your chosen video. 
  • Use 100 words to retell the message of the video.
  • Reflect on: How does the chosen video relate to excellence? What tries to stop perseverance in the movie? What improves or enhances perseverance?
  • Take 5 pictures to tell a story of perseverance.

Bible on Perseverance
A number of verses from the best selling book in the world, the Bible.

  1. Why not create a short media item (picture or movie and upload to our Media Gallery Competition for this topic.)
  2. Write in your blog about how you show perseverance at home and school, in teams and in community. What could be your next step in perseverance?
  3. Why not write a guest blog for your school or class "iNoticed" blog? Just spotting someone showing perseverance and write about it. Send it to Mr Grieve for checking and publishing.
  4. How does perseverance connect with your school-wide year theme? Write a paragraph about this.
  5. Take a Picture - Create a short 30sec video - a movie trailer Upload these to our media gallery on the topic of perseverance. A picture can say a thousand words apparently - maybe even one from your class activity.
  6. Look at the Perseverance Quotes below. Pick one for a poster. Can you add items that will illustrate this quote further?
  7. Current Events: Bring in articles from newspapers and magazines describing situations in which perseverance or falseness are issues. Talk/write about who is demonstrating perseverance.
  8. Do a PMI on perseverance.
  9. Look at perseverance through the six thinking hats.

Perseverance Quotes

Poems to check out
Can you write a poem with the letters of the word perseverance, one each at the beginning of each line?

More Questions to Discuss
  • Can you think of some interesting other ways to gain the reputation of being a person of perseverance?
  • Why is perseverance so important in relationships?
  • How is perseverance a journey?
  • Can animals show perseverance?
  • What can you do to make this a world with more perseverance?
  • Do you consider yourself to be a person of perseverance? Why, or why not? 
  • What does perseverance have to do with the quality of your character?
  • Can perseverance be fun?
  • Can perseverance be collaborative?