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Different! Diverse! Dynamic! Lesson 2: Teaching Peace Through Literature And Song

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate bullying and discrimination and draw pictures of a personal response to being bullied. They read Thank You, Mr. Falkner by Patricia Polacco, to determine the philosophic act that the main character performs. They...
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Leaving Things Behind

For Students 10th
In this World War II worksheet, 10th graders read about life in a Japanese internment camp.  Students give personal response and opinions in 5 short answer questions.
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In the Skin of a Monster

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Kathryn Barker's In the Skin of A Monster explores how a school massacre impacts a community. Unfortunately, the events depicted are all too familiar to many. This teacher's guide for Barker's novel offers activities that enable readers...
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Rules and Procedures: Part II

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students discuss personal responsibility. Students listen to the teacher as classroom rules, responsibilities and consequences are explained in detail. A volunteer is chosen to demonstrate what a tardy student is. Students fill out an...
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Solid Waste and Our Natural Resources: Utilizing the Story THE LORAX

For Teachers K - 12th
Students gain an introduction to our planet's solid waste problem and our personal responsibility in curbing and solving said problem through the use of Dr. Seuss' book, The Lorax. After hearing the book, class discussion follows.
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Everyday People, Everyday Things: C is for Community

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students create a mural demonstrating their view of the community.  In this civics lesson plan, students discuss the meaning of the word community.  Students read the story My Community, and create a giant mural describing their role in...
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Shifting Perspectives in Toni Morrison's Beloved

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
An interactive provides readers with an opportunity to record their reactions to Beloved, Toni Morrison's powerful narrative based on the life of Margaret Garner. Prompts ask them to consider how the shifting point of view contributes to...
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Walking Tall

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Six-year old Ruby Bridges' role in the desegregation of New Orleans' William Frantz Public School is the subject of a comprehension exercise that asks young readers to respond to a series of questions based on the provided passage.
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Selective Reading Guide

For Students 4th - 8th
Guide readers through Chapter 8 of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with a series of questions that encourage close reading and analysis of the events.
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Taking Things Personally

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a work of art calling attention to significant societal problems or social issues.
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True Champions Practice Points-Responsibility

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore personal responsibility.  For this character development lesson, students discuss and analyze a quote from Mia Hamm, a U.S. soccer player. Students brainstorm short and long term personal and team member responsibilities...
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Character Education and Responsible Land Use

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students examine and discuss personal responsibility in regard to the environment. They read stories, analyze a real land-use dispute, develop their own land-use code of ethics, and create and utilize a Good Citizen chart.
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Personal Written Response Activity

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students complete a final written project. In this personal response lesson, students respond in a creative way to one of the issues presented in the unit.  Students may choose to create a series of postcards from a natural disaster,...
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Dating Behaviors

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss the importance and responsibilities of dating behaviors. They list dating behaviors that support personal values and identify the personal responsibilities associated with dating. They play some video clips with love...
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Puppet Role Playing/Substance Use and Abuse

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students make puppets out of their paper bags of boys and girls and role play saying no through the puppets. They also paint a picture of a healthy, happy child.
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Job Twister: A Lesson in Career Competency

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss importance of working together, develop an awareness of the importance of personal responsibility and good work habits, and develop an awareness of how work relates to the needs and functions of a home.
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STDs: You've Got to Know

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate common sexually transmitted diseases, and identify resources for accurate information about STDs. They examine their personal responsibility in preventing the spread of STDs.
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Understanding the Body, Day 3: Sexual Health and Hygiene

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars identify the components of good hygiene and the consequences of poor hygiene. They practice using different hygiene tools and discuss how often they should be used. They discover that hygiene is a personal responsibility.
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Points of Light Institute

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars summarize the points of light call to action that President Bush has called upon and fill out a timeline. In this taking action lesson plan, students discuss the impact of Bush's call to action, and reflect on personal...
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No Second Troy Theme of Guilt and Blame

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis learning exercise, students examine the content of the William Butler Yeats poem, “No Second Troy." Students read a paragraph about the theme of the poem, then respond to three discussion questions about the role...
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The Red Badge of Courage: ReQuest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage provides the text for a reading comprehension activity that asks class members to develop questions based on the novel.
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Understanding Labour Standards

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine labor standards. In this business activity, students examine the labor standards of Canada. They use the Employment Standards Booklet and Talk about Safety: Occupational Health and Safety, which are not available on this...
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Time Management

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the skill of successful time management.
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The Underground Railroad

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use vocabulary related to the Underground Railroad. They identify key facts related to the Underground Railroad, evaluate their personal responses to the Underground Railroad and make a judgment about the morality of the...

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