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36 resources with the concept positive thinking

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Spreading A Positive Word in the Community

For Students 8th Standards
Saying something negative can spread further than one conversation, but saying something positive can too! Guide middle schoolers through a instructional activity that encourages them to use positive messages in a campaign to raise...
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Messages We Send

For Students 8th Standards
Sometimes the worst bully in a teenager's life is his or himself. Model the ways that ruminating on negative comments about oneself can drag a person down with a lesson in which they literally drag insulting words across the classroom...
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The Mini Page: Make It a Good New Year

For Students 1st - 5th
The New Year is a time for reflecting on the previous year in order to make resolutions and set goals for self improvement. With multiple suggestions towards becoming a better classmate, student, friend, and healthy person, the resource...
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Hatchet

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany a novel study of Hatchet by Gary Paulson with a unit consisting of 16 lessons focused on physical and emotional survival. Reading the story along with a variety of informational texts, scholars compare and contrast reading...
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Positive Thinking

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help adolescent learners deal with their influx of emotions and messages about self image with a set of worksheets that focus on positive thinking. Individuals, pairs, or groups work on exercises that help them look past negative self...
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Self-Concept: Self-Esteem

For Students 6th - 12th
Most teenagers struggle with self-image and self-esteem. Guide them through these stormy waters with a series of activities focused on positive messages, true friendship and support, and self-concept. 
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Rewarding Yourself

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Everyone experiences negative self-talk from time to time, but how can youngsters learn to take it easy on themselves? Use an activity that focuses on talking positively to oneself, including giving yourself compliments and spending time...
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Paper Fortune Tellers for Exploring Upsetting Emotions

For Teachers K - 5th
What kinds of thoughts help us to cope with problems and approach difficult situations? Support learners on the autism spectrum in exploring their emotions and considering the connection between our thoughts and our feelings using one of...
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Minting New Thoughts

For Teachers K - 6th
Consider a new metaphor when discussing positive thinking with your learners by having them "recycle" their negative, poison thoughts and "minting" them into positive ones using these dollar bill printables!
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Play Therapy Activities to Enhance Self‐Esteem

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Discover activities to help learners increase self-awareness, build peer and family relations, and develop positive self-esteem. Here you'll find six suggestions for instilling a sense of confidence and self awareness in youngsters. Each...
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Getting to Know Me

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
As learners engage in the five hands-on and collaborative learning experiences in this unit, they will work on developing a sense of identity and acceptance of self, extending their social skills, and building positive self-esteem.
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Girls Only!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Promote positive self-esteem in young girls with this educational toolkit—a thorough document that lists a wide variety of activities, from writing an I am poem or learning to give compliments to a conflict resolution role-play...