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56 resources with the concept self expression

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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of self-awareness with a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars in kindergarten through fifth grade. Seventeen resources include activities, lesson plans, units, worksheets, printables, and graphic...
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We Are Unique - Yet Also Alike

For Teachers 6th
How about four engaging lessons all related to bringing cultural awareness into the classroom through the arts? Sound tempting? Sixth graders will reflect on the art, storytelling, and music of various cultures, and how each transmits...
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Lesson: Skin Fruit: Propaganda of the Deed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Art can express acts of injustice and move society to action. Upper graders analyze contemporary art relating to specific moments in history. They discuss propaganda, anarchy, sociology, and violence as activism. After researching and...
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Lesson: Mathias Poledna: Crystal Palace

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Film analysis takes critical thinking, connections, and context. Upper graders look at the film installation, Crystal Palace in terms of the film makers choices, presentation, and perspective of truth. After an analytical discussion of...
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Buddy Share

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here's a project that gives academics the chance to share their opinions on social justice with storytelling, creative writing, or art. Scholars choose what they want to create and are assigned buddies to support their efforts. To...
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Using Positive Self-Talk

For Students K - 5th
Boost positive self-talk with a chart that turns negative feelings into happy ones. Scholars write down their negative emotions then rewrite them with a positive flair to aid in changing their outlook. 
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BIG Ideas about BIG Feelings

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A read-aloud of the story, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, begins a instructional activity all about big emotions. Scholars share a time when someone they know exhibited strong feelings, focusing on what they said, looked...
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I Am Unique! Making Self-Portraits

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
You are special and unlike anyone else in the world! Help young artists express their unique identities with a self-portrait instructional activity that combines social and emotional learning with visual arts.
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School Uniforms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Americans spend around one billion dollars each year on school uniforms, but are they necessary? As pupils research the debate topic, they form their own opinions. They review the history of school uniforms and discover the top pro and...
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Gratitude Quote Poster

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
According to Cicero, "Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others." Pupils explore similar inspirational quotes after watching a time-lapse video. Next, scholars interpret one of the quotes by creating...
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Who Do You Want to Be?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Can posting art or music online lead to the career of your dreams? Inquisitive individuals consider their social media presence with a lesson from a series focusing on identity exploration and digital citizenship. Pairs put their heads...
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Political Theory - Henry David Thoreau

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that sometimes hermits come up with some of the most influential political ideas? The 10th video in a series of 13 covers Henry David Thoreau, a highly influential man who authored Civil Disobedience and lived a quiet,...
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A Classroom Guide to Peter H. Reynolds's Creatrilogy

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help young readers find, identify, and use their voices with a set of empowering activities based on Peter H. Reynolds' trilogy of books. Sky Color, Ish, and The Dot focus on recognizing moods and treating each other kindly, and their...
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Empathy

For Teachers K - 6th
Putting yourself in someone else's shoes is a common phrase we hear from time to time, but do children really understand? Explore empathy with elementary schoolers using these activities. Focusing on feelings and emotions, students role...
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A Brief History of Graffiti

For Students 7th - 12th
Vandalism or self expression? Watch this short video that walks viewers through the history of and debate about graffiti, and then decide for yourself.
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Learning About Learning

For Teachers 8th
Successful people know that they never stop learning. Eighth graders explore their preferred ways to learn new information with a reflective lesson about learning styles, that features surveys, writing prompts, and discussion questions.
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Poetry Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Third and fourth graders examine the many writing crafts that poets use to convey their message, such as rhythm, imagery, and repetition. By dissecting a poem into stanzas and analyzing the lines in each stanza, young poets are able to...
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Emotional Intelligence

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Provide teenagers with the social skills they need to live happy lives with this collection of worksheets and activities. Covering a variety of topics from self-awareness and assertiveness, to stress management and problem solving, this...
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Today I Feel Silly Activity Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
A big part of learning how to be emotionally healthy is learning how to identify and express your emotions. The book Today I Feel Silly is the inspiration for a wonderful activity plan that is intended to teach young children how to be...
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Direction in Dance

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discover the movements possible in their own body by performing dances in class.  In this physical education instructional activity, students define several key terms related to dancing which will help them follow instructions....
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Lesson: Sacred Secrets

For Teachers K - 5th
As educators we are always looking to boost our learners' self esteem. Here they will analyze a Colombian sculpture, identify its traits, and then list positive traits about themselves. They'll create treasure boxes that exemplify a...
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Lesson: A Special Place

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Everybody has a special place they like to go. I hang out on top of the fridge, for example. Upper graders analyze the painting Mountain Lake, in terms of technique, style, and imagery. They then write or draw a place that expresses...
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Lesson: Painting The Unknown

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Finally an art lesson that incorporates the act of creating art. After analyzing the abstract emotionally driven piece, Blue Mysteries Near the Sun, No. 4, learners discuss feelings related to an anticipated event or to the unknown. They...
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What Do You See?

For Teachers 8th
Use these activities during a trip to a local art museum or after viewing art work online. Kids find a piece of art, describe it to a friend, who then draws it as it is described. In groups, they fill out a reflection worksheet as they...