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Show Respect Online
Digital citzenship is explored as your class discusses how to show respect in social situations, in-person, and online by recognizing the importance of "tone" in both face-to-face and online communications. Using a hand-out, learners edit an e-mail message and follow rules given for writing clear and respectful e-mails.
K - 3rd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
First graders identify behaviors and attitudes that demonstrate respect versus disrespect toward others. They discuss examples of how to respect others, describe pictures of examples of respectful behavior, and role-play scenarios of various ways to demonstrate respect.
1st Social Studies & History
Using Negotiation to Settle Difficulties
Eleventh graders explore, analyze and study how to make decisions and act as responsible members of society. They role-play several scenarios of enactments of individuals making choices for resolving conflict while respecting others.
11th Social Studies & History
Asking Shows Respect for Privacy of Others
Fourth graders explore how to hold conversations and respect the privacy of others. They discuss why it is important to ask those in authority for help and to respect others' belongings. They review signs they have observed in public and discuss the meanings of them.
4th English Language Arts
A Creator’s Responsibilities
Want to keep your learners from plagiarizing? Here is one way to tackle the topic and relate it not only to plagiarizing text, but also to pirating music and video productions. Class members discuss the topic, watch a video about pirating, and examine case studies.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Dancing Rainbows: A Pueblo Boy's Story
Third graders identify the main ideas illustrated in the story "Dancing Rainbows." They identify details from the story that show respect toward self and others. Students write a paragraph to illustrate how the Tewa Indians show respect. Students participate in a service project to show respect for their school or community.
3rd English Language Arts
All about Me!
Celebrate the uniqueness of your students with this character building instructional activity series. In order to learn about and appreciate diversity and individuality, children create All About Me books by cutting out and drawing pictures that represent their personal interests, family members, home environment, and local community before making a pledge to be respectful and responsible citizens.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Differences in Opinion
Learners get together in small groups to create a set of rules, such as how to respectfully express one's opinion, and how to respect other people's opinions, even if they differ from you own. Everyone role-plays, and attempts to use the rules they came up with.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Whose Is It, Anyway?
Launch a discussion about plagiarism, the consequences of plagiarism, and how giving credit is a sign of respect for the work of others. Start out by defining plagiarism and sharing your school's official policy. Class members can then be introduced to the Modern Language Association (MLA) format for citing resources.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
I Pledge Allegiance
What does showing respect look like? What behaviors show disrespect? After modeling such behaviors, primary graders create a flag that they hold up while demonstrating respectful behavior as they recite the Pledge of Allegiance. The activity could be used at the beginning of the year if your school requires a daily recitation of the pledge, or as part of a citizenship unit.
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Students participate in meaningful discussion about respecting others. In this character education lesson, students respond to a poem on respect and work in small groups to create a way to present the respect message to an audience (poem, short play, poster, news article, web page, debate, documentary)
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Students Helping And Respecting Each Other
Students discuss ways to help and respect others. They create skits that demonstrates cooperation, sportsmanship, and kindness. They video skits and share the information with other grades. Students write an essay on respectfulness.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Showing Respect for Others
Students identify persons whom they respect and who have influenced them to remain drug free. They define "influence" and "respect," list individuals who influence them in a positive way, complete an activity sheet, and discuss the results of the activity sheet.
7th - 12th Health
Getting to Know You
Seventh graders discuss term prejudice, reflect on personal prejudices, get better acquainted with their peers through show-and-tell in order to appreciate and show respect for diversity that exists within classroom and school, and identify strengths, talents, and qualities unique to each person by creating posters.
October: Respect for Self and Others
Students realize their worth and dignity as human beings and account for their strengths as well as display their weaknesses. They display good manners and politeness, showing the respect for others as they would wish for themselves. Complete the project: Prism Respectrum.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History