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Career Education: After High School, What's Next?
First the class discusses how character or personality traits relate to career choices. They identify their own traits, research career clusters, and look for ads hiring in those target areas. They research job ads to determine what education or experience they need to land the job of their dreams.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 73 Views 158 Downloads
What a Character!
Third graders examine point of view and character traits. They compare/contrast the classic Three Little Pigs story with the Jon Scieszka version, "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs," write a bio poem, complete a graphic organizer, and write their own version of the Three Little Pigs from the point of view from one of the pigs.
3rd Language Arts 14 Views 100 Downloads
Washington's Newburgh Address
Students write a persuasive essay that compares George Washington to someone overcoming an obstacle. For this American History lesson, students study Washington's Newburgh Address and the character traits of the president. They write an essay comparing the president to a person they have chosen.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Reading Comprehension and Bio Poems
Second graders identify, in discussion, at least one character trait and relationship among characters from the story The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, by Jon Scieszka. They complete a bio poem about their favorite story book character.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Making the Right Choice
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 technology utilized pertaining to making good choices.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 29 Downloads
Students imagine and create their dream house. In this comprehension and interpretation activity, students read The Big Orange Splot, answer comprehension questions about the story and complete a character traits web. Students describe what a dream house is and use pattern blocks to create their own unique dream house.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Career and Family Leadership
Discussion-based lessons can provide learners with an opportunity to learn collaboratively and actively. With the handy questions included in this lesson, they'll talk their way to a better understanding of their own personality traits. After discussion, they consider how their traits can be used in both family and career life.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 17 Views 38 Downloads
Characterization and Nonfiction: Sojourner Truth's "Ain't I a Woman?"
What does a speech reveal about the speaker? Pupils explore this question and more as they conduct a close reading of Sojourner Truth's speech. Class members activate a series of skills related to the Common Core as they analyze the text, including citing textual evidence, writing analytical commentary, using research skills, and executing a questioning strategy.
7th - 9th Language Arts 150 Views 121 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Michelle Kwan: Heart of a Champion
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 the autobiographical character, Michelle Kwan.
4th - 7th Language Arts 8 Views 172 Downloads
Character... My Foundation
Young scholars participate in a lesson examining the concept of character and how it is the foundation of lasting human relationships. They examine character traits that are considered positive and then define the differences between personality and character.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 50 Views 289 Downloads
Self-Control Starts With You
Students develop a definition for self-control and explore how practicing self-control can lead to other positive character traits. They read and discuss examples of student behaviors that exhibit self-control and those that don't.
5th - 8th Health 82 Views 305 Downloads
Trapped by the Ice
Third graders read the story "Trapped by the Ice" which is about the Antarctic adventures of Sir Ernest Shackleton. They identify, write and share examples of respect and responsibility demonstrated by the stories' characters. Students create a character trait doll about themselves.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Pepita Talks Twice
Third graders read Pepita Talks Twice and define the character traits of respect and responsibility. They write their examples of the characters traits on a character trait doll. Students recognize the character traits of respect and responsibility they possess in themselves.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Integrity and a Boy Called Slow
Fifth graders identify the character trait of integrity in the main character, Slow, in "A Boy Called Slow." They participate in a discussion to determine what steps the main character took to earn his new name. Students write an essay describing their plan for earning their new name.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Build Mastery: Making Inferences
Do your youngsters realize that they are constantly making inferences? Expose this inner process by bringing out the book they will be reading. Ask scholars what they think the plan is, and explain that their answers are the product of context clues and prior experience.
K - 3rd Language Arts 29 Views 296 Downloads
Cinderella Stories: An African Tale
Students read and analyze an African version of the Cinderella story. They listen to John Steptoe's story, "Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters," locate Africa on a map, compare and contrast the story with Cinderella, and identify fairytale and character traits.
K - 2nd Language Arts 9 Views 15 Downloads
The Hero: Writing and Responding
Students identify heroic character traits that they admire and that inspire trust and result in service to others. They identify the heroic traits of a character of their choosing and defend their reasoning using evidence from the text and a definition of a hero.
9th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 33 Downloads
Endeavor: Preparing Ourselves for Future Destinations
Students define the word endeavor and then practice the art of self-discipline. They create character trait charts and discuss how strong character traits help students meet their future destinations.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads