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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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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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Understanding Self-Esteem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars describe self-esteem and what it means to them. In this health related lesson, students work through 4 exercises to become more aware of what self-esteem means to them and others in the classroom. The lesson ends with an...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 3: "Am I Normal?"

For Teachers 9th - 10th
"Am I normal?" Bring this topical discussion to your health or teen issues class, who might be struggling with their developing identities. Learners discuss relationships, including acquaintences, friendships, girlfriends, boyfriends,...
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Fact versus Opinion: Maintaining Self-esteem

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars determine fact from opinion. In this positive self-image lesson plan, students examine the difference between fact and opinion. The teacher uses negative comments (opinions) that other young scholars might say and helps...
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Being Grateful

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Gratitude is the focus of a lesson that sparks self-reflection and boosts writing skills. Scholars take part in a whole-class discussion sharing how they feel when they've been appreciated then list things they are grateful for. Peers...
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Identify Feelings

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Preteens and teens have a lot of feelings. Help class members identify and express these emotions with a lesson plan that focuses on emotions and how they effect friendships and relationships. The lesson plan begins with several warm-up...
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Student Self-Esteem

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate human psychology by completing a worksheet in class. In this self-esteem instructional activity, students identify the importance of confidence in life situations and discuss why they should feel good about...
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Negative vs. Positive Thoughts

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders see themselves and how they think they are seen, which can be sometimes quite different. Self-esteem portrait allows the student to say how they think others see them, how they see themselves, and how others do indeed see...
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Change Your Thinking

For Students 7th - 12th
Learning to look at situations with positivity and accuracy is an ongoing practice. Use these worksheets to help your class members learn to build positive, self-affirming perspectives of situations they encounter.
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Affirmative Defenses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine what an affirmative defense is. They explore some of the substantive affirmative defenses - self defense, duress, necessity, insanity and entrapment. They determine what purposes are served by allowing different...
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"Tawanda!"

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Introduce your class to another young author: Chrissie Ann Green! She's the author of "Tawanda," a short story about a best friend moving away. This guide provides a quick plot overview, questions for a reader's response log, a creative...
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Getting to Know Yourself: Developing and Accessing Intrapersonal Intelligence Among Early Adolescents

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students improve understanding of the concept of self-awareness by differentiating the internal from the external world. They develop a vocabulary to describe feelings and to understand the uniqueness and variations of people's inner...
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Unit 8 Ordinary People-Extraordinary Impact, Lesson 2: The Six Pillars of character

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students read the handout, "The Six Pillars of Character Checklist." They work in groups to define each of the six pillars of character. They share their definitions with the class. Each group creates a pillar poster of one of the...
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English Exercises: Affirmative and Negative Statements

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this online interactive English learning exercise, students respond to 10 fill in the blank questions that require them to use "will" appropriately. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Feelings Are Very Important

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Here are some ways you can help your students understand and cope with their feelings. This presentation provides ways to deal with anger and sadness through calm times, self talk, daily affirmations, and replacement thoughts. Note: This...
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What's Special About Me?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify personal strengths that can help them cope with events in life like 9/11. They address two factors that have been demonstrated by research studies to assist students in adapting to and coping with stress. Students are...
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Controlling Water Activity in Food

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Food storage matters! Scholars learn how the amount of water in corn can affect its rate of spoilage. They create a control group, then test three corn samples stored in three different locations for water activity. As a result of the...
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Testing and Adjusting pH

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils learn how to control food spoilage by adjusting the food's pH. They see that one of the most dangerous bacteria can grow in food if people don't handle and store food properly. Using knowledge of the bacteria's preferred pH,...
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Good Mental Health Word Search

For Students 10th - 11th
In this word search worksheet, students identify fifty words related to good mental health in a word puzzle. Examples include hormones, self esteem, and depressed.
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Lesson Plan: My Space

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Everyone has a special, personal space; here kids will create a collage that reflects that space. They analyze the painting Soup Tureen and Apple, review two poems, and then conceptualize a personal space through art. 
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Thoreau, Emerson, and Transcendentalism

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Tackle Transcendentalist literature with these questions. This resource provides 14 essay questions that cover different works by Thoreau and Emerson. Class members may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the...
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The Missouri Compromise of 1820

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a map of the Missouri Compromise to explain the geographical changes it brought to the U.S. and why the changes provoked a debate over the expansion of slavery in the U.S.
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An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Nullification Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the controversies over slavery's expansion and how the federal tariffs further entrenched the dividing line between northern and southern interests.