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46 resources with the keyterm perseverance

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Looking For A Friend

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Friendship is explored in this video in which Abby Caddaby tries to conjure a friend for Elmo. Even though she is unsuccessful, she perseveres. This video could be used to talk about friendship, character traits, or character development.
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Kids Talk About First Time

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Children talk about the first time they did something and how it felt. They discuss the importance of practicing and perseverance when learning a new skill. It's important that learners know from an early age that people aren't born...
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Telly Can't Catch

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Telly learns to catch with the help of Elmo. It isn't an easy process, and Telly has to persevere and keep trying, despite the fact that encounters many challenges. This resource nicely illustrates character traits, and the importance of...
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Perseverance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
We all have a goal in life and need perseverance to accomplish them. The class defines perseverance, reads about the work of Jane Goodall while considering how she persevered for the good of her animal friends. They then complete a...
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Perseverance: Keep Going

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Kids evaluate world history events that show perseverance by creating artistic images. They investigate historic photographs and images which conjure up the feelings of perseverance, then utilize acrylic paints to capture the essence of...
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Obstacles to Perseverance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What does it mean to persevere. Young historians review the definition of perseverance then brainstorm a list of obstacles colonists and revolutionaries had to overcome during the American Revolution. Using this list, they identify...
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Michelle Kwan: Heart of a Champion

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Who is a champion to your class? Elementary and middle schoolers think of a role-model from their lives. Then, in their journals, they write evidence of that person's perseverance. They identify the character trait of perseverance with...
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Color Your Destiny

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read and discuss a variety of children's books that deal with feelings, self-concept and how they affect a person's perceptions of themselves as well as their world. They also tie in interrelationships of visual and...
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Lyddie

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate the character trait of perseverance and how it is used to help a girl gain independence in a fictional story. The story also has them think about the value of relationships and then write reflectively about...
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Avoiding Reality

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the trait of perseverance. In this character education lesson, 8th graders discuss how to deal with reality. Students consider how to help others facing difficult situations.
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Small Actions with Big Purpose

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the trait of perseverance. In this character education instructional activity, 7th graders discuss community causes they care about and make plans to contribute their time and energy to overcome their...
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Moving West!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore, explain and experience the importance of good character traits in everyday life by assessing the challenging journeys traveled on the Oregon Trail. They study the daily accounts of perseverance and courage along the trail.
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Ratio Basketball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars, in teams of four, practice shooting free throws while mentally converting the ratio of shots made to those thrown into a percent. They chart and record the ratio, decimal and actual percentage earned after each round.
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Making the Right Choice

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, after discussing and brainstorming a variety of character traits, prepare to incorporate the traits into their own lives. They create, design and present an Interactive PowerPoint presentation with problem solving skills and...
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People to Look Up To

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research an assigned person who exemplifies one or more of the following character traits: respect for others, empathy, perseverance, integrity, composure under pressure or responsibility. They assess how a person's choices and...
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Invention: Computer Technology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners comprehend that inventions can change the way we live. They comprehend that many inventions start out with design flaws and are refined later by subsequent inventors and designers. Students are explained that the computer, was...
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The Clay Marble

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners probe the story, "The Clay Marble" by Minfong Ho to identify examples of courage, quick thinking, and perseverance. The lesson creatively extends the plot of the story by celebrating the heroin's birthday many years after the...
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We Can/ Character Education

For Teachers 1st
First graders predict and read the book "The Little Engine that Could". They write and illustrate something they can do now like riding a bike and make a class train displaying those examples of perserverance.
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In Step With Good Character

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Most schools participate in a character education program. This presentation, which outlines the definitions for such terms as self-discipline, integrity, perseverance, etc ., could be used as a discussion starter. You could alter, or...
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The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students read the story The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs and discuss the importance of perseverance and working together. In this story time lesson plan, students can also make leaf men after reading the book.
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Persevering Poetry

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students practice perseverance by practicing and memorizing a poem. In this perseverance lesson plan, students see how their hard work pays off when they eventually memorize their poem.
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Positive Mistakes

For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils discuss the role of mistakes and how they could turn it into a learned opportunity. In this mistakes lesson plan, students discuss perseverance on how to use a mistake as something valuable.
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Kate and the Beanstalk Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine the fairy tale genre. In this fairy tale lesson, students read Mary Pope Osborne's Kate and the Beanstalk. Students compare Osborne's version of the tale to one of the traditional tales. Students also compare and...
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My Personal Best

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students persevere to build character. For this philanthropy lesson, students consider how to put forth their personal best in all areas of their lives as they participate in a physical activity.