The Value of Trustworthiness



The Definition of Trustworthiness

Definition: Trustworthiness is a moral value considered to be a virtue.

A trustworthy person is like a superhero! They always keep their promises and you can totally trust them. They never ever lie, steal, or break anything that they borrow. They always give it back in the same way they got it. Even when it’s tough, they follow the rules and do what’s expected of them. That’s why they’re so popular and everyone looks up to them for help and advice.

You should strive to be a trustworthy person.


Listen to the story below. Then answer the questions.


  1. What was the shepherd boy’s task?
  2. What did the shepherd do to entertain himself?
  3. What warning did the villagers give to the shepherd boy?
  4. Why did the villagers ignored the shepherd boy’s call?
  5. What lesson did the shepherd learn?
  6. Was the boy trustworthy? Explain.


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What’s dependability mean?

Dependability means being super reliable, like a superhero! It’s all about being trustworthy and keeping your promises. If you’re dependable, people can count on you to do what you said you would do. The opposite is being unreliable, which is definitely not cool. When you’re dependable, you show love to others and build awesome friendships. So be a dependable hero – you got this!

Are you the one that everyone asks for help because they know you’ll come through? Well, that means you’re super reliable!

You got to know that being dependable is the key to success! When someone gives you a task, you gotta do it without any excuses. And not just do it, but do it super well! You can’t skip any part of it just because you don’t feel like doing it or because it’s too hard. Your reputation is on the line, so you gotta keep your promises! And don’t forget to finish on time! You can’t leave things half-done. If you work hard and finish everything, you’ll be a superstar! You’ll get an A+ in everything you do and grow up to be a super awesome person!

Being reliable means four things:

  1. Being on time like a good clock.
  2. Doing a lot of work like a busy bee.
  3. Working without being watched like a sneaky ninja.
  4. Paying attention to the little things like a detective on a mission
You must prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines and do your part with a good temperament.
You must adhere to daily schedule, manage your time, be punctual and respect the time of others.
Focus on accuracy to make sure the task is done right the first time.
Working without supervision means you can complete work thoroughly and accurately. You can start on your own and work though independently

Dependability Video:

Watch the video below and identify the dependable traits of the characters.


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