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Sample Lesson Plans

These Web lesson plans are the property of Santa Clara University and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.


The following are Sample Lesson Plans for one week of material that the Character Education program at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics provides. For access to the full lesson plans, a username and password are required. To acquire a username and password you must be a subscriber. For information on subscribing, please contact Kim Mccauley at

CBL - High School - English Language Arts

Under the Blood Red Sun

CBL - Middle School - English Language Arts

The Cay

CBL Leadership

13 Days

Independent Study

To Kill a Mockingbird