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Students explore the meaning of good manners and proper etiquette.  In this behavior lesson, students read an article that explains manners in the social setting and workplace, then complete several activities that reinforce the reading, such as drawing a map, a vocabulary assignment, brainstorming, a quiz and a writing assignment.
Students explore the appropriate usage of cell phones. For this cell phone etiquette lesson, students examine how cell phone features may be use ethically and discuss compromises to privacy through the use of cell phones inappropriately.
Why do we use phones? How does our language change on the phone? Learners practice phone conversations with the dialogues provided. They practice written phone dialogues with a partner, and create and perform phone conversations to discuss how phone use has changed over the years.
Students explore the various uses of cell phones. In this health lesson, students discuss the ten commandments of cell phone use and create a list of situations for cell phone use. Students view three websites that say cell phones are harmful and then search for websites that refute these charges. Students also compare state laws regarding cell phone use.
Students discuss how to contact a potential employer with a phone call to the company and all the questions that may be asked. They use modeling and role-playing to provide an opportunity to practice telephone skills when contacting a potential employer.
Learning to be a savvy shopper can make or break the bank. Upper graders research five different cell phone carriers to see if they'll have enough money in their imaginary budget for a dream phone or a basic phone. They create either a PowerPoint presentation or a brochure to share their findings.
Are there benefits to comparison shopping? Yes, even with cell phones. It's important to know which carrier is best and why. Learners interview a family member about his choice in cell phone carriers, and compare that person's choice to research they've collected online. They display their findings and discuss them as a class.
Review basic phone etiquette with your English language learners. There are two example conversations shown. Now, create a few examples of your own! 
You just got your first cell phone bill, but what does it all mean? Clear up the confusion for your young consumers as they break down and itemize a cell phone bill to better understand what they are paying for and why. This type of analysis is the first step to being a savvy shopper.
Learners practice golf etiquette without the use of golf clubs, balls, etc.
Students integrate the study of the Revolutionary War through dance. They study many dances such as The Waltz, Charleston, Swing, Fox Trot, 50's and 60's dances all the way to the current Cha Cha Slide. They study the social aspect, formalities and etiquette of the dance.
Young adults are so eager to get that first cell phone. And, cell phones have so many cool extras! Learners conduct real-life research to determine which cell phone carrier offers the best deals on things like wall paper, ringtones, and games. They use their findings to create either an informational presentation or a brochure. Real-life comparative analysis; I like it!
Some ads really make products look great, and even better than they really are! Kids get into small groups to research and compare marketing used by various cell phone companies. They analyze advertisements, carrier options, and cell phone plans. Multiple links to this and other related lessons are included. They can be mixed and matched to construct an entire consumer education unit.
Good consumer practices such as price comparison can make or break a budget. Youngsters research five different cell phone carriers and the plans they offer. They compile their data and determine which plan offers the best value. They discuss their findings as a class and talk about making choices in life, based on making consumer comparisons. 
Tenth graders make a list of social skills that people use everyday. They create a "How-to" video on an assigned etiquette area. Students research assigned etiquette area within groups using a WebQuest provided by the teacher and other reference sources.
Students practice basic social etiquette skills. They view a video, write a thank you note with an addressed envelope, eat a dinner and simulate introductions and phone conversations. They identify accepted manners and demonstrate them.
Students demonstrate their understanding of French text by correctly filling in a chart, and by responding to questions. They demonstrate an understanding of French adjectives by using appropriate written forms of adjectives when describing a partner's handwriting.
Fifth graders explore communication by analyzing manners. In this social skills instructional activity, 5th graders review the different forms of communication and how to present yourself in a phone conversation, face to face meeting, e-mail, etc. Students answer a list of study questions about communication and ultimately take a test on their communication skills.
Students explore appropriate and inappropriate behaviors on the telephone. How to effectively use the phone, examples of good dialogue, and an overview of how to take messages is provided in this lesson.
While Global Thingy is playing a violin, a cell phone rings and loud talking disrupts. Viewers will see that it is rude to interrupt and that manners and consideration are very important .

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