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23 resources with the keyterm community building

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Building a Community: Responsibility and Leadership

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Somewhere around 660,000 South African children have been orphaned due to AIDS diagnoses in their family. Carol Dyanti, or Mama Carol, has dedicated herself to providing for these children. Discuss other prominent figures and their...
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Lesson 1 - Community Social Studies Unit

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Some problems are so big it takes an entire community to solve them. So was the case in the children's book Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall. This primary grade lesson uses a class read-aloud of this...
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Understanding Community

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders consider the impact of individual contributions to the good of communities. In this diversity instructional activity, 10th graders discuss the types of groups that people belong to as well as motives behind the actions of...
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Wrapping It Up

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders create learning logs based on their understanding of community after reading Touching Spirit Bear. In this circle justice lesson, 10th graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the characters, plot, vocabulary, and...
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Sharing in the Classroom

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore the concept of sharing. In this character education lesson, students role play methods of sharing in the classroom and create a guidebook for sharing in the classroom.
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Holiday Cookie Exchange

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students build community with cookies. In this service learning lesson, students make holiday cookies to share with the custodial maintenance staff and cafeteria staff in their school.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teamwork is the focus of this lesson. By discussing what teamwork means, learners begin to explore this topic. There are a series of slides focusing on the behavior of geese that highlight leadership and teamwork skills.
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Exchanging Stories: Names

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students write short stories about their names and share them in small groups to help build community in the classroom.
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Sharing Stories: Prejudice Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how they first became conscious of prejudice and discrimination and the feelings associated with it.
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Colonization: Settling the New World

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design a mock colonization in a new country. In community activity, 5th graders are provided with a scenario in which they must make decisions about how to set up a new colony. Scenarios and factual information is provided....
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Speaking Kindness in Democratic Classrooms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students write rules for their classroom. For this community building lesson, students discuss reasons for rules and write their own guidelines for appropriate classroom behavior.
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Upper Grades Mapping Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students build their school community into a better place. In this service learning lesson, students consider how to "cross-pollinate" the work of student organizations so that the school community experiences positive impacts.
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Stand Up!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover how to stop bullies. In this community building lesson, students play a game called Fear Factor that requires them to role play scenarios that require them to stand up for one another against bullies.
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Match to the Music

For Teachers K
Students participate in an ice breaker. In this ice breaker lesson, students play a game that is similar to musical chairs using pictures of children in the classroom.
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Teaching in a Time of Crisis

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students react to the current financial crisis. In this community building activity, students are given the opportunity to voice their thoughts and feelings on the current financial crisis in the safety of a classroom meeting.
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We Are a Comm-un-it-y. I've Got All My Classmates with Me-Part I

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the meaning of community. For this community lesson, students look at the concepts of civic engagement, civic responsibility, and common good. They determine how a classroom is a community and the need for having...
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All About Me

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create a collage from magazines, and the internet that is reflective of themselves and write a friendly letter via email to a pen pal. They take their letters through the writing process and write their final draft on Microsoft...
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Knowing the Community: Sharing Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students begin to build community in the classroom by participating in a sharing activity.
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Guess Who?

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Learners complete an activity that allows them to get to know each other better. In this exploratory lesson students divide into groups and share things about themselves.
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ESL Class Identity

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students work together to identify and research the country and culture of origin for each member of a group in a new ESL class. They organize the researched information in a poster and present their findings to the class.
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Who's That?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create a classroom mural to help learn one another's names. They draw their bodies underneath photographs of their heads and write their names.
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Look What We Did Together!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students reflect on and record what they do together as a class each week. They record it on a strip of butcher paper and draw a picture and write what they did.
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Community Building during the Great Society

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students, by analyzing articles from the "Mobilization for Youth News Bulletin," identify the ways that students in the 1960s worked to improve their community.