Personal Growth Teacher Resources
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What Color Is Your Apple?
Third graders spend time identifying the characteristics they have and ones they would like to develop for their own personal growth. As a class, they brainstorm ways they can tell they are growing up or being mature. Individually, they write one trait in one of four apples and pass it along to another classmate.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
What is Personal Growth?
Students develop a plan to improve their personal growth. In this psychology lesson, students research personal growth areas for development by reading sections of Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey and then developing an individual plan to improve their personal growth.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Heaven or Groundhog Day?
An engaging and highly relevant way for students to examine classic literary ideas. Although the primary text for this resource is nontraditional ( the 1993 movie Groundhog Day), this plan incorporates several more classical, literary texts that connect to the themes, characters and motifs presented in this film.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 20 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Opening Eyes, Changing Minds. Talking About Personal Transformation And the Development of World Views
Learners read one teen's story of personal growth through learning about racism and the criminal justice system to explore how individuals' world views are shaped and changed through experiences and education.
6th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 9 Downloads
In The Zone
A 10 week project to track heart rate through physical activity. This lesson recommends using a heart rate monitor but if these are not available to use that's ok. The goal is to monitor, track, and analyze their heart rate in running one mile daily.
6th - 10th Physical Education 7 Views 57 Downloads
What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” You’re never too old for Dr. Seuss and using The Sneetches and The Lorax is a great way to introduce readers to allegories, parables, and literary symbolism. The lessons included in this richly detailed resource use such diverse tales as James Aggrey’s “The Parable of The Eagle,” James Thurber’s “The Moth and the Star,” and William Faulkner’s “The Bear” to model how to uncover the levels of meaning in symbolic stories.
9th - 12th Language Arts 42 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Three Day Unit: Marigolds by Alison Buske on Prezi
Eugenia Collier's 1969 short story "Marigolds" and The Diary of Anne Frank provide the text for a consideration of experiences that cause the loss of childhood innocence and the development of compassion for others.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and significance of 9/11 with this resource, which includes two detailed lesson plans for elementary and secondary classes.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 314 Views 265 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Changes, Goals, and Expectations
Learners define physical, social, emotional, and intellectual changes as a part of developing their career path. In this career growth lesson, students listen to guest speakers discuss personal goals and decisions they've made. Learners take notes and list the changes.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Outdoor Action Leadership & Group Dynamics Workshop
Students practice tools of observation and action to become a more effective leaders and facilitators. They engage in group exercises, one-on-one, and journal writing. In addition, they create base groups that to experience group development and process.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 17 Views 70 Downloads
Great Cities of the Middle East
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. In this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the city. Students also create a musical instrument that these five cities are known for.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 35 Views 262 Downloads
Online Student Career Plan and Portfolio
Intended to provide teachers with ideas on how to incorporate career research and portfolio building, this lesson provides several learning options. The suggestions will aid learners in understanding job or career research, personal skills and abilities, and using an online format to create a career portfolio.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 64 Views 91 Downloads
One Plus One Makes You and Me - Respect
Young pupils should benefit from this wonderful series of activities designed to teach them how to get along with, and respect each other. Learners recognize how to demonstrate both respectful and disrespectful behavior, and take part in role plays in order to gain social skills.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 84 Views 257 Downloads
Analyze magazines as a class, looking carefully for the target audience, advertisements, and topics presented. Small groups then work as a publication team and receive a magazine that they have to "sell." Each individual has a different role such as editor-in-chief or assistant, and they use internet research to write articles.
11th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 53 Downloads