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Perseverance: Keep Going
Kids evaluate world history events that show perseverance by creating artistic images. They investigate historic photographs and images which conjure up the feelings of perseverance, then utilize acrylic paints to capture the essence of persevering and the theme of not giving up.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 44 Downloads
Meeting at Night Theme of Perseverance
Perseverance is the theme found in the Robert Browning poem, Meeting an Night. Learners read the poem, then respond to 3 short answer questions based on theme of perseverance. Additional reading activities relating to the same theme are suggested.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Goals and Perseverance
Define the word perseverance to have learners understand why it is important in reaching goals. Young scholars research how Martin Luther King needed perseverance to accomplish his goals. They write acrostic poems using the word perseverance.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 17 Views 56 Downloads
We all have a goal in life and need perseverance to accomplish them. The class defines perseverance, reads about the work of Jane Goodall while considering how she persevered for the good of her animal friends. They then complete a research project focused on perseverance and building awareness about endangered species.
6th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 23 Downloads
Themes of Perseverance: Langston Hughes
The class reads a short comment on the symbolism of rivers in the Langston Hughes poem, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers." They respond to a question about the relationship between rivers and the black community and a question about the meaning of perseverance in the poem.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Obstacles to Perseverance
What does it mean to persevere. Young historians review the definition of perseverance then brainstorm a list of obstacles colonists and revolutionaries had to overcome during the American Revolution. Using this list, they identify universal obstacles and discuss if there is a difference between an obstacle and an excuse.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Holes Comprehension Companion
Here is a one-stop planning resource for Louis Sachar's Newbery Award-winning book Holes. You'll find 21 links to worksheets and various activities designed to span the entire book. Learners draw to help analyze settings and make inferences, study vocabulary, explore the theme of perseverance, and complete a learning log for each chapter.
4th - 7th Language Arts 40 Views 405 Downloads
Small Actions with Big Purpose
Seventh graders examine the trait of perseverance. For this character education lesson, 7th graders discuss community causes they care about and make plans to contribute their time and energy to overcome their personally-selected issues.
7th Health 5 Views 12 Downloads
A Long Walk
Students watch a video. In this character education lesson, students watch a video about perseverance and doing your personal best. Students discuss the examples of perseverance from the video and answer the provided discussion questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 6 Downloads
Students create an imaginary conversation. In this perseverance lesson, students complete a t-chart about words that describe perseverance and words that describe the opposite of perseverance. Students sketch a "talking heads" conversation between two people who have differing points of view.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Huddle up with a Character based Economic Plan to help Community Friends
Learners complete Perseverance, Courage, and Caring lessons from Get into the Game: Beyond Winning to properly prepare students for cooperative group learning and create a class climate conducive for a successful unit. They create a Needs and Want list and a Budget for saving money to purchase a birthday present from the need or want list.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
Character Education: Perseverance
Students analyze and define the word perseverance as it applies to Martin Luther King, Jr. For this Martin Luther King, Jr. lesson, students discuss the book 'I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King.' Students analyze the meaning of the word perseverance by completing a web.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Students explore, explain and experience the importance of good character traits in everyday life by assessing the challenging journeys traveled on the Oregon Trail. They study the daily accounts of perseverance and courage along the trail.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Clay Marble
Students probe the story, "The Clay Marble" by Minfong Ho to identify examples of courage, quick thinking, and perseverance. The lesson plan creatively extends the plot of the story by celebrating the heroin's birthday many years after the close of the novel.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads