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418 resources with the concept friendship

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Do You Want to Be My Friend?

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners participate in a variety of emergent and early-literacy activities based on a "friendship" theme. Learners listen to the book Do You Want to Be My Friend by Eric Carle, then echo read, choral read, and independently read...
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Getting Along: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
New ReviewBoost social awareness with two activities focusing on getting along. In the first activity, scholars brainstorm ways to get along with their classmates and create four rules for the classroom. The second activity asks pupils to track...
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Diversity and Inclusion

For Teachers 4th
New ReviewDiversity and inclusion are the focus of a four-activity social and emotional learning unit designed for fourth graders. In the first activity, peers get to know one another by sharing an item that means something to them. Activity two...
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Cyberbulling: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Cyberbullying is the focus of two lessons. First, scholars discuss what cyberbullying is, and examine a problem-solving approach to handling cyberbullying, then create brochures on the topic. Second, pupils discuss the effects...
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Bullying: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Two lessons promote social awareness and build relationship skills. In instructional activity one, scholars define bullying and role-play coping strategies. Lesson two challenges learners to diffuse a bullying situation using their...
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Getting Along: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Two lessons boost social awareness and spread gratitude. In the first lesson, scholars write a newspaper article that describes a conflict and ways to solve it. In the second lesson, pupils offer kindness coupons to family and friends to...
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Empathy: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Empathy can be the glue that holds a society together. Learning how to see and appreciate a situation from another's point is key to developing empathy toward others. The two activities in this resource are designed to help teens...
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Gratitude Letter

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Encourage scholars to feel gratitude and spread kindness with an activity that challenges them to reflect on a positive way one person has affected their lives. To aid the writing process, pupils answer four questions, use the...
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Learn to Identify What’s Bullying, What’s Joking, and How to Deal With It

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A quick lesson takes a look at the differences between bullying and joking. Through whole-class discussion, scholars identify between the two behaviors and brainstorm actions to take to cease bullying behavior. Small groups share with...
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Don’t Tease Me!

For Teachers 3rd Standards
 A whole-class discussion sheds light on school bullying and ways to prevent it. Scholars share a moment when they observed or experienced some sort of teasing. Pupils brainstorm ways such behavior can be stopped or prevented.
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Can You Erase the Damage?

For Teachers 3rd Standards
A pencil and an eraser bring forth the message that negative comments never truly disappear. On a large piece of paper, scholars list negative comments then attempt to replace them with kind ones. Pupils discuss the impact of negative...
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Students Learn to Stop Rumors Before They Start

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Two activities look at how rumors are spread and ways class members can stop them. The first activity brings forth an in-depth conversation about how reporters gather information to write articles and how students can implement the same...
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Create a Positive Classroom Climate and Help Stop Bullying

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Encourage kindness and respect with an activity that challenges scholars to create a poster that details three ways to exhibit the desired character traits.
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Conflict Mediation – Part 1: Getting Ready

For Teachers 4th Standards
Two scholars walk into a room arguing, what is happening? Peers observe the two actors in preparation for a whole-class discussion about conflict. Learners establish a conflict, name the three approaches—passive, aggressive, and...
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Conflict Mediation – Part 2: Practice

For Teachers 4th Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to prove their understanding of conflict mediation. Small groups role-play scenarios using two mediators and two disputants. Peers observe then discuss their findings. A worksheet outlines groups'...
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How We Are Alike And Different

For Teachers K Standards
Scholars develop social awareness by exploring the concept of similarities and differences. Learners examine two beverages and use a Venn diagram to identify similarities and differences. They tally each item to identify if they are more...
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How Do I Act Like a Friend?

For Teachers K Standards
Familiar puppets set the stage for a thoughtful discussion about friendship. To show what they know, scholars role-play scenarios. Peers offer a thumbs up when they view positive character traits exhibit good friend behavior.  
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How Does a Friend Act?

For Teachers K Standards
Two puppets showcase social skills while scholars decide whether their actions are positive or negative. Learners take turns with the puppets, acting out scenarios with a peer while the rest of the class decide if they're being a good...
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Friendship Line Dancing

For Teachers 1st Standards
Develop social awareness with a lesson that challenges scholars to properly communicate with their peers. Standing in two lines, participants practice introducing themselves, asking how their partner is feeling, asks if they want to...
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Same and Different

For Teachers 1st Standards
A take on "If You're Happy and You Know It" opens a lesson about similarities and differences. Scholars speak in-depth on the unique characteristics that make up their classroom. The teacher or counselor records responses. Class members...
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Acting Out Respect and Compromise

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Puppets showcase the importance of being a good friend. Following a discussion about positive character traits, scholars create a paper-bag puppet and role-play scenarios with a peer. 
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Be a Problem Solving Star

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Encourage scholars to problem solve everyday frustrations using the STAR method. Using the acronym, learners remember to stop, think, act, and review. Participants begin with a math analogy in which they problem-solve to find the correct...
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Ingredients of a Relationship Recipe

For Teachers 6th Standards
An eye-catching hook makes a smart analogy between ingredients for a food recipe and ingredients for quality relationships. Scholars discuss and list qualities they feel contribute to positive interactions. Pupils create a recipe card...
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My Problem…Your Problem…Our Problem

For Teachers 6th Standards
Encourage sixth graders to take responsibility for their actions and become a problem solver. Pupils discuss new problems faced in sixth grade then identify ones that involve other people. A worksheet guides their practice in conflict...