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Who cares about manners anyway? According to the New York Times, Mrs. Mason does. Learners read and consider an article which addresses the decline of manners and the impact it has on society. They answer seven critical thinking questions to help them compose a blog response. A very interesting question that is sure to incite many different answers.
Young artists are immersed into the tranformative world of Manneristic Art and Architecture during the Renaissance in this vivid presentation. Providing not only clear and concise charactertistics of Mannerism but examples of many Manneristic pieces, the slideshow is like a walk through an exquisite art museum with a taleted guide. This presentation would be a good companion to an art class, an art history class, a world history class, or a European history class.
Students use picture book content and personal experience to compare and contrast life in the early 20th century with life in the 21st century. In this U.S. history lesson, students listen to the book Mind Your Manners, Alice Roosevelt and complete a T chart comparing the accomplishments of Roosevelt with those of recent presidents. Students create a "then and now" poster showing differences in cultural aspects when comparing the early 20th century with the present.
Students examine behavior. In this polite manners lesson plan, students will determine appropriate responses to different situations they may experience at school. They will listen to the story My Manners Matter by Pat Thomas and contribute to a class word web that correlates with the book. The following day students will role-play using the manners they learned about.