Strengths and Weaknesses Teacher Resources
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Appreciating You and Me
Focusing on personal strengths is one way to help learners boost their self-esteem. They discuss the similarities and differences between themselves and their classmates. Then, work on figuring out what their personal strengths are and how to keep them in mind everyday.
2nd - 3rd Health 20 Views 37 Downloads
Why I Am Me Timeline
What happened when your learners were born? How about when they started school? Find out all about your pupils with a timeline activity that connects personal history to history overall. Class members create their own timelines. On one side of the timeline, they fill in events from their own lives, and on the other they mark down historical events found through research.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Seventh graders explain their understanding of their strength and how it is helpful in a group situation. They also complete graphic organizers by writing at least four of their own personal strengths. Students write about their experiences in a group in their journals as a follow-up to the lesson plan.
7th Health 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students examine the concept of self-esteem. In this personal health instructional activity, students explore their personal strengths and weaknesses in an effort to recognize their worth. Students analyze the personal inventory they create and discuss self-esteem issues.
6th - 8th Health 87 Views 256 Downloads
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 286 Views 354 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Personal Strengths, Talents and Goals
It's important to discuss individual strengths, goals, and talents. With a partner, fourth graders create a PowerPoint presentation of one of their classmates, showcasing their goals and talents. They then complete a worksheet showing their own strengths and talents.
4th Health 4 Views 16 Downloads
Learners investigate their personal strengths by writing in a journal. In this resume building lesson, students discuss their accomplishments and weaknesses by completing journal entries. Learners list their three favorite skills and view example resumes in order to create a final draft resume.
1st - 5th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 34 Downloads
Interviews With Characters From the Purim Story
Students read the story, Megillat Esther, and discuss the lives and careers of key figures in the Purim story. They research the historical events, which took place during the time of Purim, and conduct interviews as if they lived at that time.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Here is a nice and easy way to boost your kids self-esteem; help them to create awards which recognize their strengths, abilities, and talents. First, learners have to identify what they are good at and what talents they have. Awards are made, and a ceremony is held to pass them out while the music from Pomp and Circumstance is being played.
Pre-K - 1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Bus Ride Teacher's Guide
Young scholars examine and respond to the text, The Bus Ride. In this African-American literature lesson, students explore pre-reading questions that focus on fairness of laws. Young scholars read the text based on Rosa Parks and answer 11 post-reading questions.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 4 Views 19 Downloads
"Circles of Strength: What Do You Stand For?" ~ A Reflection of Us~
Students determine how they are included in "Circles of Strength." In this character lesson, students reflect on how they are part of "Circles of Strength" in the "Circle of Life." They make an individual circle that includes their strength and add it to those of the rest of the class to make a mural.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 26 Downloads
Full Esteem Ahead
Does having higher self esteem encourage learners to take better care of themselves? It absolutely does! Does having high self esteem mean that one likes everything about themselves? No, but that they like most things and can work to improve parts they are not quite so happy with.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 30 Views 70 Downloads
Career Development: Interviewing
Prepping pupils for the real world is a vital part of our job. This activity focuses on getting upper graders ready for their first post-collegiate job interview. They will prepare a resume, research a potential company to work for, and then engage in a mock interview which their peers will rate.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 25 Views 146 Downloads
Present Your Career
What do you want to be when you grow up? That's a big question that could have a lot of different answers. Eleventh and twelfth graders use the Internet to explore various career options based on their personal strengths and interests. They use their findings to create an informational presentation which they will share with the class.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 30 Views 66 Downloads
College Planning for Hight School Freshmen
High school Freshmen discuss what they can do now to prepare for a college. They take an interest survey, identify possible career opportunities, then compare these to their results from the Jung Typology Test. They review college entrance exams, develop a career plan, customize a college roadmap, and create a college portfolio.
9th 21st Century Skills 33 Views 56 Downloads