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A Job Fit for a King—Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The third Monday in January marks the day that we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the legacy he left behind. His leadership and commitment to the civil rights movement will never be forgotten. Celebrate his achievements,...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Self-Management

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Self-management requires impulse control, stress management, self-disciple, motivation, and the ability to set goals and organize. Browse this collection to boost these skills among sixth through eighth-graders. Included are sixteen...
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Holes Comprehension Companion

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Here is a one-stop planning resource for Louis Sachar's Newbery Award-winning book Holes. You'll find 21 links to worksheets and various activities designed to span the entire book. Learners draw to help analyze settings and make...
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Themes of Perseverance: Langston Hughes

For Students 9th - 12th
The class reads a short comment on the symbolism of rivers in the Langston Hughes poem, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers." They respond to a question about the relationship between rivers and the black community and a question about the...
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Goals and Perseverance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Define the word perseverance to have learners understand why it is important in reaching goals. Young scholars research how Martin Luther King needed perseverance to accomplish his goals. They write acrostic poems using the word...
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Perseverance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
We all have a goal in life and need perseverance to accomplish them. The class defines perseverance, reads about the work of Jane Goodall while considering how she persevered for the good of her animal friends. They then complete a...
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Obstacles to Perseverance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What does it mean to persevere. Young historians review the definition of perseverance then brainstorm a list of obstacles colonists and revolutionaries had to overcome during the American Revolution. Using this list, they identify...
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Perseverance: Keep Going

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Kids evaluate world history events that show perseverance by creating artistic images. They investigate historic photographs and images which conjure up the feelings of perseverance, then utilize acrylic paints to capture the essence of...
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Kids Talk About First Time

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Children talk about the first time they did something and how it felt. They discuss the importance of practicing and perseverance when learning a new skill. It's important that learners know from an early age that people aren't born...
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Thank You, Mr. Falker

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Thank You Mister Falker by Patricia Polacco is the focus of a lesson that promotes perseverance. Following a reading of the story, scholars discuss story elements, paying special attention to the main characters. A graphic organizer...
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Overcoming Obstacles

For Students 6th - 12th
"I focus on what I can do, and not on what I cannot." This resource is sure to touch your young learners as a truly inspiring story of a young boy who overcame a seemingly insurmountable weakness: the lack of fingers on his right hand....
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Character Education: Perseverance

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze and define the word perseverance as it applies to Martin Luther King, Jr. In this Martin Luther King, Jr. lesson plan, students discuss the book 'I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King.' Students analyze the...
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Finding our Resilience

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do perseverance and positivity impact people's lives? Scholars watch a video about self-kindness and compassion. Next, they engage in a discussion about resilience and what it means to persevere. The lesson culminates with learners...
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Michelle Kwan: Heart of a Champion

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Who is a champion to your class? Elementary and middle schoolers think of a role-model from their lives. Then, in their journals, they write evidence of that person's perseverance. They identify the character trait of perseverance with...
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Perseverance: My Personal Patience Rating

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this perseverance worksheet, learners rate themselves on a five point scale about how patient they would be in 8 difference situations.
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Lyddie

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate the character trait of perseverance and how it is used to help a girl gain independence in a fictional story. The story also has them think about the value of relationships and then write reflectively about...
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Small Actions with Big Purpose

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the trait of perseverance. In this character education instructional activity, 7th graders discuss community causes they care about and make plans to contribute their time and energy to overcome their...
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Sojourner Truth | Abolitionist and Women’s Rights Activist Video

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Talk about perseverance! Introduce young historians to Sojourner Truth with a richly detailed lesson plan that includes a video overview of Truth's life, background vocabulary, as well as before and after viewing discussion questions. A...
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Moving West!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore, explain and experience the importance of good character traits in everyday life by assessing the challenging journeys traveled on the Oregon Trail. They study the daily accounts of perseverance and courage along the trail.
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We Can/ Character Education

For Teachers 1st
First graders predict and read the book "The Little Engine that Could". They write and illustrate something they can do now like riding a bike and make a class train displaying those examples of perserverance.
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The Clay Marble

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars probe the story, "The Clay Marble" by Minfong Ho to identify examples of courage, quick thinking, and perseverance. The lesson creatively extends the plot of the story by celebrating the heroin's birthday many years after...
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People to Look Up To

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners research an assigned person who exemplifies one or more of the following character traits: respect for others, empathy, perseverance, integrity, composure under pressure or responsibility. They assess how a person's choices and...
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Lifting People Up

For Teachers 6th Standards
Flint Lockwood, the protagonist from the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, thinks he's a weirdo who can't do anything right. Scholars watch a clip from the movie and use it to discuss how to positively influence others. After the...
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Avoiding Reality

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the trait of perseverance. In this character education lesson, 8th graders discuss how to deal with reality. Students consider how to help others facing difficult situations.

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