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Health Smart Virginia: 6th Grade Social Emotional Health

For Teachers 6th
The five resources in the Health Smart Grade 6 Social-Emotional Health series are designed to support teen’s social and emotional development. An overview provides instructors with the rationale and goals of the unit. Packed with...
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Teaching Social Skills, Creating Successful Students “Following Instructions” and “Listening”

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
With the help from learning games and holiday-themed coloring pages, scholars learn the importance of listening carefully and following directions. Coloring pages celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving. Learning games include Simon...
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Listening for Main Idea and Supporting Details

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Did you hear that? It's the main idea! Teach your class listening and note-taking strategies for determining the main idea by following the steps provided in this plan.
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Respectful Listening

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of respectful listening.  For this listening skills lesson, students discuss and demonstrate good and bad listening skills.  Students work in groups to decide what is easy and hard about listening respectfully. 
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Britney Spears: Famous People, ELL Assignment

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
If you teach English learners and want a thorough assignment that addresses reading and listening comprehension, speaking skills, vocabulary acquisition, and more, a high-interest content worksheet on Britney Spears may be useful. It...
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The Habits of Highly Effective Teens

For Students 7th - 12th
Sally and Joe both want the last cookie in the jar, so they split it in half. That's an example of a win-win situation, one of the many principles Sean Covey outlines in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. Using the...
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Lessons from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of  Sean Covey, the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens learners write autobiographical e-mails, hold discussions, create a collage, and compose a personal mission statement. Pupils then have a chance to...
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7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

For Students 7th - 12th
How many good habits does it take to be a successful adolescent? According to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey, just seven! Using the worksheets, learners answer personal growth questions and develop strategies for...
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Personal Development And Career Planning Curriculum Grade 9/10

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between a proactive person and a reactive person? Scholars explore the topic, and many others, with helpful lessons, discussions, role play activities, and games. Each activity supports one of the key principles...
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Defective Teens - NOT!

For Teachers 7th - 10th
An engaging presentation! If Sean Covey's book The Seven Habits of a Healthy Teen is one of the resources used in your class, then definitely use this presentation to teach and to facilitate discussion. It is very organized,...
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7th Grade Character Development Workshops

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Be proactive. Begin with the end in mind. Synergize. These are just a few strategies outlined in Sean Covey's ground-breaking best-seller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. With a series of five character development workshops...
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Tell Me; I'll Listen

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars complete activities about the importance of listening in order to show respect. In this listening lesson, students read Angel Child, Dragon Child and discuss the role of listening. Young scholars practice listening in...
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"A Magic Trick" (Understanding Verbal Directions)

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students practice their listening skills by listening to the teacher give directions for a magic trick and trying to complete it successfully.
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Team Builders and Icebreakers: Techniques for Success

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Need a little something to get the party started? No matter what type of teen leadership get-together you're hosting, kick things of with one of several fun icebreakers. The resource includes printable handouts and execution tips for...
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Respect: It’s up to All of Us

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
When it comes to respect, you get what you give! Teen leaders take a look at the many factors that foster a respectful attitude and environment with a series of 15 short activities. Topics include community problems, anger management,...
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ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
You want your class to meet all of the Common Core standards, and here is one way to tackle the first speaking and listening standard. Given a theme to focus on from "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Leo Tolstoy, small groups come up...
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The 16 Habits of Mind

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Study the 16 Habits of Mind with a professional resource. Based on Describing 16 Habits of Mind by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick, the resource details 16 ways learners perceive problems around them and produce ways to deal with those...
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Story of Arnold Schwarzenegger

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
For this ESL worksheet, students listen to a reading about Arnold Schwarzenegger. Students answer 10 multiple-choice questions about the information given.
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I Am Highly Effective

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Send your teen students into adulthood with great tools for efficiency, resolving conflicts, and school success! Learners use the tips and philosophies from Sean Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens in roleplay activities and a...
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Play: It's Not Just For Kids

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners realize that play is an important part of life and in the effort to staying healthy. They explore the role of play in society. In addition, they illustrate listening and speaking strategies for different purposes that pertain to...
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"The Merchants of Cool"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why are so many advertisements geared towards the teenage population? Watch a video with your class (link included), and have them fill out the attached listening guide. Then discuss persuasion, presenting biased information, and where...
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Do Your Own Thing Guide: For Teens

For Students 8th - 12th
What do your teenagers feel passionate about? Incorporate their ideas and concerns into a service learning project. After researching the topic that interests them the most, learners implement their ideas to help their communities, both...
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Using the Commentaries in Class

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine language and communication by listening to a commentary radio show.  In this communications lesson plan, students listen to Michael Josephson's radio broadcast using the Internet and analyze his words and their meaning....
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Labor Unions and Strikes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Teens explore economics by listening to a labor history lecture and an excerpt from Looking Backward, by Edward Bellamy. A detailed outline is provided for the lecture, along with follow up and assessment questions. In groups, they...

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