Perseverance Teacher Resources
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Huddle up with a Character based Economic Plan to help Community Friends
Students 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 7 Downloads
Any Way You Slice It
Seventh graders don their critical thinking caps when they model the planing of a three-dimensional prism or pyramid to analyze the resulting two-dimensional shapes. Discussion before and after helps reinforce the concepts revealed through the experience.
6th - 8th Math 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learning To Rollerblade
While not a topic covered in classrooms, this video about learning how to rollerblade could be used as a discussion-starter or a writing exploration. Students could share experiences relating to learning something new.
3 mins Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Character Education: Perseverance
Young scholars analyze and define the word perseverance as it applies to Martin Luther King, Jr. In this Martin Luther King, Jr. lesson, students discuss the book 'I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King.' Young scholars analyze the meaning of the word perseverance by completing a web.
7th - 9th Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Facing Obstacles with Creativity and Humor
Learners explore how to overcome obstacles. In this perseverance lesson, students discuss effective strategies that could be used when faced with an obstacle. Learners discuss why having a plan, teamwork and perseverance are important. They also brainstorm a one line response to obstacles they've faced.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Reflection on the Long Term
Students write in their journals. In this character lesson, students read two quotes that emphasize perseverance. Students discuss their relevance as they consider doing their personal best to address a long term need. Students write in their character journals about the importance of perseverance.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Rembering Hate to Remember Compassion
Eighth graders examine various writings about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany. They participate in a simulation as Jewish family members during the Holocaust. They write newspaper articles based on their readings and compose compassion-themed poems.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
In Step With Good Character
Most schools participate in a character education program. This presentation, which outlines the definitions for such terms as self-discipline, integrity, perseverance, etc ., could be used as a discussion starter. You could alter, or add, information specific to your own character education program.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Pursuit of Excellence
Who doesn’t love French pastries and the idea of hard work? Discover different philosophies on hard work, and the skills of French pastry chefs as the documentary concerning the “Best Craftsmen in France” or Meilleures Ouvriers de France is viewed and discussed.
7th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 26 Downloads
Courage Comes in All Sizes
What if heroes were defined by their philanthropic acts? What if children learned that most problems could be solved with words not guns? In the poem, Our Heroes, the virtuous hero wins through perseverance and self-control. After reading the poem, class members brainstorm examples of people who stood up for others and then select one person to use as the subject of a cinguain poem.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 16 Views 58 Downloads
"I focus on what I can do, and not on what I cannot." This resource is sure to touch your young learners as a truly inspiring story of a young boy who overcame a seemingly insurmountable weakness: the lack of fingers on his right hand. Steven Claunch narrates how he experienced great criticism from his peers, but with perseverance and dedication managed to overcome his obstacles and achieve great success.
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 13 Downloads
Character and Habits
Part of growing up is differentiating between good and bad habits; developing the positive and eliminating the negative. This resource on life skills can be adapted to almost any age group. Class members participate in multiple activities and a class discussion.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 56 Views 134 Downloads