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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.
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.
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. There are worksheets to fill out, data to look at, and goals to set while taking a look at what it means to create a healthy lifestyle.
Students 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. Students take notes and list the changes. Students discuss setting goals and write goals that will assist them in dealing with change in a positive way.
Investigate physical education and sports throughout the years. Third graders view primary source prints and photographs and analyze what they see. Then, they compare different types of physical education programs and sports. The final product is a bulletin board or poster display.
An engaging and highly relevant way for young scholars 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. Learners engage in a series of activities that help them make a connection between texts.