A female adolescent’s parents place a low priority on the value of an education. In fact, they prefer that she care for younger siblings instead of studying or completing a high school education. It is March. The student has told her parents that she has in-school suspension for the rest of the school year in order to have time to study as she dreams of attending college one day.
Directions: Read the scenario listed above. Complete all sections of the matrix provided below based on the six stages of Kohlberg and the information from the provided scenario. Use complete sentences and include proper citations for any sources used.
|Level 1: Preconventional Morality|
|Affirmative (Right Decision)||Negative (Wrong Decision)||Rationale for your Responses|
|Stage 1: Obedience andPunishment Orientation|
|Stage 2: Instrumental Relativist Orientation|
|Stage 3: Conventional Level|
|Stage 4: Maintaining the Social Order|
|Stage 5: Social Contract and Individual Rights|
|Stage 6: Universal Principles|