This is a short article that can definitely prompt a longer conversation about the way we view ourselves in a work vs life context.
You can check out the article here → Résumé virtues vs. eulogy virtues
After reading through the article with your student, you can use these discussion questions to help the class flow smoothly:
Do you ever think about these values?
What are the values that drive your decisions, how you live your life?
Which category do they belong in?
How much of your life do you devote to each value?
Do you think society forces us to focus on one type of value more than the other?
Which values do you think are the hardest to embody?
And here are some vocabulary/ phrases that you might want to review with your student:
|To drive (something)||To touch a life|
|Captivating||To act (one something)|
Any other interesting discussion questions you would use? Comment them below!