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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Social Awareness

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Fourteen resources covering empathy, respect, diversity, and perspective-taking make up a collection designed to encourage social and emotional learning. Geared towards kindergarten through fifth grade, young scholars take part in lesson...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3a: Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: Sports and Athletes’ Impact on Culture

For Teachers 5th Standards
Sports are hugely important in American culture. A reading of Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America, Sharon Robinson’s biography of her father, provides the impetus for fifth graders to investigate respected sports...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Social Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Self-awareness includes looking at different perspectives, exhibiting empathy, appreciating diversity, and respecting others—boost these social and emotional attributes using a collection designed for scholars in sixth through eighth...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Social Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Perspective-taking, empathy, appreciating diversity, and respect for others are the hallmarks of the self-awareness social and emotional competency. In this collection you will find lesson and unit plans, projects and activities, videos...
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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series for grades 9-12 includes 21 lessons divided into 5 topics: fitness, hygiene, puberty and growing up, and safety. Each lesson has two hands-on activities designed to engage teens and...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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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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In Sync Personal Development: Year 8

For Teachers 8th Standards
It’s not easy being a teen. The 10 resources in the In Sync Personal Development unit module help eighth-graders navigate the complex nature of teenage relationships, to help them make mature choices, manage peer pressure and other...
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Respecting Diversity- The Road to Tolerance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use a graphic organizer to find similarities and differences in three religions. In this prejudice instructional activity, students understand the events leading up to the holocaust. Middle schoolers understand that...
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Respect: Looks Like, Sounds Like, Feels Like

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in a question and answer discussion on respect and then complete the "Planning to Use Respect" activity sheet. They describe the senses of a stuffed animal to their peers and assess how respect looks, sounds and...
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Respect Mobiles

For Teachers 7th Standards
How do your students respect others? What about themselves? What about the larger community? Have them think about the ways they could demonstrate respect with an activity that prompts them to consider actions in three different contexts.
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Respecting Differences

For Teachers 5th
Differences make the world go 'round. Using a worksheet, scholars identify the similarities and differences that they have with their classmates. Next, pupils engage in a whole-class discussion about respecting differences in others. 
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Diversity Day

For Teachers 11th
Party time! Here's a resource that suggests celebrating diversity by organizing a school-wide event that features performers and speakers that represent the various cultures and traditions. The packet includes a list of suggested...
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Developing a Sense of Pride in Oneself and Respecting the Similarities and Differences of Others

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars discuss respect for the traditions of all Canadian families. They prepare presentations for the class based on the traditions of their family. Student displays may include bulletin boards, posters, or oral presentations....
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Respecting Others

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss the term "respect beliefs and unique" their definitions and ways that we can show respect to others. They brainstorm ways that people are unique and their different beliefs and complete the handout, "My family and I."
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Ready, Set, Respect!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of respect in your classroom with a comprehensive unit that focuses on positive behavior in and outside of school. Three parts, each separated into four grade-specific lessons, cover bullying, bias, name-calling,...
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Viewpoint and Persuasive Writing

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Practice persuasive writing skills in this thorough lesson. After selecting issues and discovering viewpoints, middle schoolers write letters or brochures created to express the individual's perspective. The ideas are presented to the...
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Respecting Diversity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students read and respond to The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss. Young scholars discuss self-respect and respect.
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Respect for All Kinds of People Inside and Outside the School

For Teachers 4th Standards
Why is it important to embrace diversity? Scholars explore the topic by learning about the CARE acronym: Collaboration, Acceptance, Respect, Empathy. They also complete a diversity puzzle worksheet and play a collaborative game that...
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What Does Respect Look Like at Home?

For Teachers 4th Standards
Individuals consider why is it important to respect family members as they complete a self-respect survey to assess their respectful behaviors at home. They then choose three items from the survey and write about how they plan to improve...
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What Does Respect Look Like in School?

For Teachers 4th Standards
What does it mean to be respectful? Scholars complete a self-assessment worksheet to determine just how respectful they are. Next, they choose three items from the survey and write plans for how to improve in those areas.
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module One – Poverty and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Creating an environment where learners feel both educated and empowered challenges any teacher when discussing a sometimes bleak topic. A respectful resource provides them with the details and permits them to make a plan of action....
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 13: Unit Culmination - Symposium

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
To conclude a unit on the concept of diversity in world literature, class members conduct a symposium on "African Literature in Global Perspectives." In order to earn a spot on the panel, individuals craft an original thesis that...

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