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352 resources with the concept life skills

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Family Forms and Family Life Cycle

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There are so many different types of families, and each family functions in a different way. Discover the different roles, responsibilities, and relationships that develop in different family types. The lesson provides you with five...
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Kitchen Appliances and Utensils: Home Living / Daily Living

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are so many different types of tools we use in the kitchen, everyday. Help your special needs learner discover how to recognize, identify, and use various kitchen utensils and appliances. Using picture cards and drill prompting,...
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What We Eat, Where We Sleep: Documenting Daily Life to Tell Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean...
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Why the Common Core?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The Common Core: filling in the gaps and preparing for life beyond college
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Social Awareness in Students' Words

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA short video features a sixth-grader, an eighth-grader, and a high school sophomore who talk about what they have learned about social awareness and how they learn to develop their own awareness skills.
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Self-Efficacy In Students' Everyday Lives

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewSetting goals is one thing; achieving them is another. Three young learners share their experiences with asking for and giving others support to master a task and achieve their goals.
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Importance of Self-Efficacy

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA short, animated video introduces viewers to the importance of self-efficacy. The narrator first defines self-efficacy then offers five ways learners can develop this social-emotional learning competency.
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Similar and Different

For Teachers 4th Standards
Using a Venn diagram, pupils compare the similarities and differences between two classmates. Next, they review the CARE acronym (Collaboration, Acceptance, Respect, Empathy) and discuss how it applies to diversity in the classroom.
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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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Performance Task: Celebration

For Teachers 7th
Think about it. Scholars take a few minutes to reflect on the unit. They reflect on the essays they wrote for Pygmalion, and then create book reviews for their independent reading text.
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What Is Important to Me?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Pupils complete an activity sheet to determine what values are most important to them. They then discuss their responses with partners before sharing the results of the discussion with the class. 
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Getting Caught in the Web

For Teachers 6th Standards
When it comes to teamwork, it's best not to drop the ball. Pupils stand in a circle, tossing around a ball of yarn to one another to create a web. Next, they use teamwork skills to keep a soccer ball from falling off the web before...
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Recognizing Bullying

For Teachers K - 12th
Boost social awareness with an activity that challenges scholars to recognize bullying. Participants read 10 scenarios and respond after carefully examining behaviors such as body language, facial expressions, and frequency. 
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Affirming Words

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost self-esteem with a lesson that focuses on using positive affirmations. Scholars discuss what self-esteem is and why it is important. Following an example list from the teacher, small groups take turns listing admirable qualities...
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Telling Time Review

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Scholars play a matching game to boost their skills in telling time. Players collect a set number of cards. Each card displays two clock faces. The first face challenges participants to read the time while the second clockface requires a...
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Two-Way Conversation

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Four conversational levels set the mark for target speaking skills among young scholars. Designed to take place throughout every school day, peers are encouraged to hold an on-topic conversation using appropriate turn-taking and follow...
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I Can Make a Choice

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A instructional activity designed to decrease a scholar's affective filter walks scholars through the decision-making process. Presented with two choices, educators think out loud the pros and cons of each one to model how they come to a...
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A Toolkit for Promoting Empathy in Schools

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Instill kindness with a unit all about empathy. Lessons and activities follow a prepare, engage, reflect, and action sequence. Learning experiences include making the classroom a safe environment, peer-invented handshakes, discussions...
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Dream Boards

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
What do you want to be when you grow up? For high schoolers, that question may be coming up more often every day. Help them contemplate their future careers with a dream board activity in which they create a poster to visually represent...
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Live and Learn and Pass It On

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
What are some of life's most tried-and-true lessons? Pupils listen to examples from the book Live and Learn and Pass It On by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. They write down their own life lessons to later compile in a class booklet. As a bonus...
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Lessons from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of  Sean Covey, the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens learners write autobiographical e-mails, hold discussions, create a collage, and compose a personal mission statement. Pupils then have a chance to...
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Planning Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ever feel there's just not enough hours in the day? Young adults explore an important part of personal development using a group of activities. After comparing how they actually spend their time with how they would like to, scholars...
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Unit 1: Email addresses

For Teachers 6th - 12th
E-mail is a communication sensation! Young job seekers discover the essential knowledge required to thrive in an online world in the first of a nine-part series of career education and skills lessons. The resource covers e-mail address...