Program for Achieving Character Education (PACE) Manual

Program for Achieving Character Education (PACE) Manual


  • $26.95

The PACE manual is the centerpiece of the PACE curriculum. This 150+ page book supplies grade-appropriate activities in a variety of areas, including reading, writing, discussion, spiritual studies, and enrichment (art, music, nature/science, and classroom activities).

An open-ended, flexible resource, the PACE manual can be incorporated into existing lesson plans. PACE and its supporting materials can be studied in any order, by multiple students concurrently, and for as many months of the year as desired. And --- you only have to buy the manual once!

The following virtues are studied in the PACE curriculum:

  • Self-Discipline

  • Work

  • Perseverance

  • Faith/Trust

  • Compassion

  • Friendship

  • Courage

  • Loyalty

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

In the PACE manual, students are given the opportunity to learn what constitutes true character by engaging in a variety of educational activities.

Each of the virtues listed above is accompanied by exercises in the following nine categories:

  • Quotations

  • Definitions (including synonyms & antonyms)

  • Stories from William Bennett's The Book of Virtues and The Moral Compass

  • Bible passages

  • Stories about the saints and the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Recommended book lists

  • Discussion topics

  • Enrichment activities

  • Practical suggestions to incorporate the virtues into everyday life

We Also Recommend