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In Step With Good Character

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Most schools participate in a character education program. This presentation, which outlines the definitions for such terms as self-discipline, integrity, perseverance, etc ., could be used as a discussion starter. You could alter, or...
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Looking For A Friend

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Friendship is explored in this video in which Abby Caddaby tries to conjure a friend for Elmo. Even though she is unsuccessful, she perseveres. This video could be used to talk about friendship, character traits, or character development.
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Telly Can't Catch

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Telly learns to catch with the help of Elmo. It isn't an easy process, and Telly has to persevere and keep trying, despite the fact that encounters many challenges. This resource nicely illustrates character traits, and the importance of...
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Literature-based Skill Building: Holes by Louis Sachar

For Students 4th - 5th
In this literature comprehension activity, students answer 5 short essay questions about the theme of perseverance in Chapters 15 and 16 of Holes by Louis Sachar. Note: One of the questions has a word spelled wrong.
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Literature-based Skill Building: Holes by Louis Sachar

For Students 5th - 6th
In this literature response worksheet, students answer 6 essay questions about the symbols and theme of perseverance in Chapters 35-37 of Holes by Louis Sachar.
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Character Education-Perseverance

For Teachers K
Students learn what it means to stick to a task through the re-telling of the story, "The Little Engine That Could." Personal application is made to their own experiences with the completion of, "I think I can..." endings.
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Perseverance - Junie B. Activity

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Junie B. worksheet, students share a time when they had to persevere even if it was tough. They write down the task and the accomplishment on a page that is decorated with a picture of Junie B.
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Talking Heads

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create an imaginary conversation. In this perseverance lesson, students complete a t-chart about words that describe perseverance and words that describe the opposite of perseverance. Students sketch a "talking heads"...
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Facing Obstacles with Creativity and Humor

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore how to overcome obstacles. In this perseverance lesson, students discuss effective strategies that could be used when faced with an obstacle. Students discuss why having a plan, teamwork and perseverance are important....
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Dr. Seuss in the Classroom

For Teachers 6th Standards
Explore the works of Dr. Seuss, such as Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches and Egg, The Sneetches and Other Stories, The Lorax, The Butter Battle Book, and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. Each story lesson includes reading...
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The Importance of Focus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Focus is essential to successful individuals. Learn from the comments of several renowned figures, from Google co-founder Larry Page to filmmaker James Cameron, who attribute their success to their ability to concentrate, eliminate...
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Why It Pays to Work Hard

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hard work is the second of Richard St. John's "8 Traits Successful People Have in Common." Many young learners believe that in order to be successful, one needs to have a great deal of talent or intelligence; however, after interviewing...
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Persevering Poetry

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students practice perseverance by practicing and memorizing a poem. In this perseverance lesson plan, students see how their hard work pays off when they eventually memorize their poem.
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A Long Walk

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch a video regarding persevering through difficult situations. For this character education lesson, students watch a video about perseverance and discuss the examples of perseverance.
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Huddle up with a Character based Economic Plan to help Community Friends

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils complete Perseverance, Courage, and Caring lessons from Get into the Game: Beyond Winning to properly prepare students for cooperative group learning and create a class climate conducive for a successful unit. They create a Needs...
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Positive Mistakes

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discuss the role of mistakes and how they could turn it into a learned opportunity. In this mistakes lesson plan, students discuss perseverance on how to use a mistake as something valuable.
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The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students read the story The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs and discuss the importance of perseverance and working together. In this story time lesson plan, students can also make leaf men after reading the book.
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Overcoming Poor Decisions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders engage in a lesson that focuses on the outcomes of poor decisions. They investigate the character trait of perseverance and how it can build self-esteem after experiencing the consequences of a poor decision. Students use...
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Color Your Destiny

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read and discuss a variety of children's books that deal with feelings, self-concept and how they affect a person's perceptions of themselves as well as their world. They also tie in interrelationships of visual and...
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Courage Comes in All Sizes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What if heroes were defined by their philanthropic acts? What if children learned that most problems could be solved with words not guns? In the poem, Our Heroes, the virtuous hero wins through perseverance and self-control. After...
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Don't Give Up

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders demonstrate perseverance. In this character education lesson, 8th graders define the word perseverance and identify difficult tasks they face regularly which require perseverance.
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If At First You Don't Succeed

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When faced with a challenge, how do your pupils respond? Starting with character analyses, learners participate in a lesson about appearances and perseverance. They watch a short film, talk about common English expressions, and write a...
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Brave Individuals

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
"Be strong, be brave, and be steady." The words of Bravemole, the hero of Lynne Jonell's picture book, model for young readers courage, perseverance, and inner strength—the attributes brave people manifest when bad things happen. After...
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It's a Grand Old Flag

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify what respect is and how to show it for the symbol of our country as well as others when working in groups. They identify the traits of honesty, perserverance, and courage and that the colors of the flag represent and...

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