This page describes a Qedoc learning module or quiz entitled "Decision Making". You can download the module from this page to put on your computer. You can also launch the module straight off the web using the launch quiz link on the right-hand side of this page. Another way to access this quiz is to install the Qedoc Quiz Player and bring up its directory of downloadable quizzes. Whichever way you choose to use it, it's free.
This module is intended for students grades 2 through 6. The module contains the following activities:
- Making Decisions. This activity will help you lean the 6-step decision making process.
- Personal Responsibility.
- Responsiblity Math. Solve the math problems to reveal the hidden message.
The following is a short sample of the questions in this module and may help to better assess the level, topic and suitability of the material for your purposes. Images are omitted and the questions may not make complete sense without the context of the interactive answer activities which follow them in the module. To best preview this module, click the launch link at the top right of this page.
- You are spending the night at your friends house. It is late at night and the two of you go to the kitchen for a snack. You see an open pack of cigarettes on the table. The cigarettes belong to your friends father. Your friend says that his father will never miss them if you each smoke one. Your father and you have talked about smoking. He does not want you to smoke and you promised him you would not smoke. What decision would a responsible person make?
- You have just arrived home from school and you have a terrible headache. You can't wait to feel better because you have a lot of homework to do. The pills your mother takes for her headaches and other pains are in the medicine cabinet in the bathroom. Your mother does not let you take medicine unless she gives it to you. What decision would a responsible person make?
- Who makes the decision? Below are two categories: I decisions, are decisions that YOU make. THEY decisions, are decisions other people make for you. Look at the sentences and decide who usually makes the decision. It might be different for different people but decide who makes the decision most of the time.
- Mike and Tommy have identified the problem. It is not that they dont know what movie to see, it is that they both want to watch a different movie. Now that we know what the problem really is, what is the next step they need to take?
- We have to make decisions every day of our lives, but some decsions are made for us. Some decision makers are family, teachers, school, and government. Draw a line to the the person or group that makes the decision.
- Mike and Tommy have thought about the good and bad outcomes of each solution, and they have decided that they are going to see both movies that they want to see. What should they do now?
- A store owner was not in the front of the store when a boy entered. The boy wanted a popsicle and some gum, but he only had enough money for one thing.
- Solve the following addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems and use the correct answers to find the hidden message.
- Mike and Tommy can't decide what movie they are going to see. What is the first step they should take to make a decision?
- Guess the word. (like hangman)This means to take responsibility for one's actions, whether they are good or bad.
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- Really easy: click the click here to launch hyperlink at the top right of the page. Then just wait and click your way (if necessary) through any dialogue screens. The module will launch straight off the web.
- Fairly easy: if you wish to have the module downloaded to your desktop, then start the Qedoc Quiz Player (which you can download and install on your computer if you haven't done so yet) and run through the starting dialogues until it presents you with a list of modules to load. Switch to the online learning modules tab, and the Qedoc Quiz Player will download a list of currently published modules from the web. Choose your desired module (this one) from the list. A local copy will then be kept on your computer for future use.
- Not so easy: click the download link at the bottom of the "quick facts" box and the module's ZIP file will download to your desktop. To actually use this, however, you must move it to the /player/modplay subdirectory of whichever directory the Qedoc software is installed in (usually /programme files/qedoc).
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