“Oh, no! I forgot to do my math homework last night,” cried Jerry to himself. as the teacher collected the homework. He started to get nervous as she approached his desk..
“Maybe I can tell her that my parents were sick or that something terrible happened at our house so that I could not do my homework,” he thought, though he knew it was not true. He knew that some told lies to explain why they did not have their homework and the teacher let them turn the work in late. But he also knew that it was wrong to lie. His parents said that it is best to accept responsibility for your actions. What should he do and why?