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People to Look Up To
Middle schoolers research an assigned person who exemplifies one or more of the following character traits: respect for others, empathy, perseverance, integrity, composure under pressure or responsibility. They assess how a person's choices and actions eventually reflect the true character of an individual through a collage.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 22 Downloads
Facing Obstacles with Creativity and Humor
Students explore how to overcome obstacles. In this perseverance activity, students discuss effective strategies that could be used when faced with an obstacle. Students 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
Literature-based Skill Building: Holes by Louis Sachar
In this literature comprehension learning exercise, students answer 5 short essay questions about the theme of perseverance in Chapters 15 and 16 of Holes by Louis Sachar. Note: One of the questions has a word spelled wrong.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Perseverance and the First Amendment
Students investigate the right to petition and assemble. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students read the First Amendment and discuss the rights guaranteed by the amendment. Students research selected groups and movements that have made use of the right to petition and assemble.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 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 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 2 Downloads
So Much To Do, So Little Time
Students explore how people dividde their time among different tasks and the effect that computer technology has had on this practice. Students write their experiences with multitaskinging. They explore how multitasking has affected computer-age teens by reading and discussingng the article "Teenage Overload, or Digital Dexterity?
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 27 Downloads
Students. through a variety of library books on biographies, explore and assess the contributions of individuals to society. They choose one person to write a short biography on after reading their biography checked out from the library.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads