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Integrating Character Education: A Lesson on Responsibility
Students explore the trait of responsibility. In this character education lesson plan, students read Benny the Lazy Beaver and play the Slap Tail Game in order to examine why responsibility is a desired trait.
K - 5th Language Arts 21 Views 78 Downloads
Cultivating Caring - Filling Buckets of Caring Carrots
Students practice compassion. In this character education lesson, student read Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. Students discuss the book as well as ways to demonstrate they care for one another. Students fill buckets with notes of caring actions throughout the school year.
K - 3rd Language Arts 9 Views 44 Downloads
Seventh graders explore the character trait of reputation. In this character education lesson, 7th graders focus on their personal reputation as they discuss positive character traits and reflect on character quotations in journal entries.
7th Language Arts 8 Views 22 Downloads
Sixth graders evaluate trustworthiness in others. For this character education lesson, 6th graders brainstorm items that are trustworthy, and then list attributes of trustworthy friends. Then students read a story to evaluate the trustworthiness of characters and answer questions, as well as writing in their character education journals.
6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 24 Downloads
Character Education - Tolerance "The Big Orange Splot"
Students explore the character trait of tolerance. They listen to the story, The Big Orange Splot, discuss the concept of tolerance, and create a house out of a cereal box and other craft materials.
K Social Studies & History 5 Views 21 Downloads
Character Education- Respect
Students discuss what respect means. In this character education activity, students read the book Cynthia Ann Parker and discuss the philanthropic acts in the book. Students answer questions about the text on the provided worksheet.
4th - 7th Language Arts 11 Views 40 Downloads
Character Education: Caring
Pupils create a bookmark with reminders of simple acts of kindness. In this character education lesson, students participate in a mini-lesson that serves as a great introduction to a service project. Pupils first brainstorm ways to show caring in small acts of kindness.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
Character Education Scavenger Hunt
Sixth graders identify American heroes. In this historical perspectives lesson, 6th graders examine photographs and documents from the Library of Congress. Students categorize the sources as particular pillars of character education.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Character Education: Responsibility
Students study Manuel de Zavala and his role in the history of Texas. In this character education instructional activity, students read about Manuel Lorenzo and underline the responsibilities he took on in his life. Students then answer questions about his life.
6th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 31 Downloads
Courage in the Movies
Students examine the decisions and behaviors of movie characters to encourage awareness of their own ethical decision making. In this character education lesson, students discuss integrity and watch one of the listed movies to focus on the characters' decisions.
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 35 Downloads
What Would You Do?
Students explain how we all face tough decisions everyday. They show how they respond to those events reveals who they are and where they are in their character/moral development. Students predict how to deal with peer pressure and teamwork.
6th - 8th Health 19 Views 148 Downloads