What is Principles and Choices?
9-12 grade curriculum on the meaning and dignity of human life
Principles and Choices© is a state-of-the-art, comprehensive high school curriculum on the special dignity and unique value of human life. The program immerses students in the Four Levels of Happiness, and helps them master basic principles of logic, ethics, and justice.
Through systematic and applied learning which encourages inquiry, dialogue, and interactive exploration, young people discover why they should embrace foundational principles on a variety of social issues, with special application to the life issues.
This brilliantly designed high school program is unmatched in visual appeal, contemporary resources, and depth of content.
Watch P&C InAction in the Classroom…
How the Program Works
Principles and Choices© is designed to be taught as four-week supplemental units in a core class (such as philosophy, ethics, or social issues) over four years. It can also be combined to create one full semester class, or tailored to fit your needs.
- Full Color Student Texts
- Teacher’s Resource Texts, including detailed daily learning plans, text notations, and Scripture and Catechism cross-references
- Versatile Lesson Plans
- PowerPoint Slides with complete lecture notes
- Four-Act Drama Scripts with companion audio CD and handouts
- Student Website with study tools, research library, discussion forums, and social media integration
- Secure Teacher Site with handouts and assignments, alternative activities, exams and answer keys, training webinars, live chat assistants, classroom webcasts, discussion forums, and bulletin boards
- Social Media Tools – Facebook, Twitter, YouTube integration, and more…
Click on a title to display detailed lesson information for each book
BOOK 4: Real Life Issues.Available in 2013, Book 4 will address the question of human suffering, and apply content from all four books to explore topics such as pregnancy complications, disabilities, embryonic stem cell research, human cloning, palliative care and nutrition and hydration at the end of life, and many other practical issues. It includes a chapter on the common good, which encourages students to become personally involved and active in helping to form a just society.