The Doorbell Rang
by Pat Hutchins
The Doorbell Rang is about morality |. The genre of the story is Drama, the setting is Contemporary.
Victoria and Sam were excited to eat the cookies that their mother made for them. The doorbell kept ringing and more and more friends kept coming over to share the cookies until there was barely enough for everyone. Just then, Grandma rang the doorbell with a big batch of cookies to share
Moral reasoning in the story focuses on concern for relationships.
The theme of the story is When you share, there is always enough.
There is stereotyped female sex role in the story.
- Includes others
- Altruism/Unselfish care for others
The 4 Component Model
- Ethical Sensitivity - Evidence of concern for others and awareness of the consequences of one's actions.
- Ethical Judgment - Shows characters deliberating about ethical choices.
- Ethical Focus - Addresses the ethical demand in the situation, prioritizing moral goals and responsibilities over selfish interests.
- Ethical Action - Has a character who takes several steps to reach a moral goal and perseveres to complete the ethical action.