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
New Review The Tree of Self Esteem Game
Create a respectful classroom community and boost children's self-esteem with this collaborative activity. Working in small groups, children take turns filling in each other's tree of self-esteem with compliments, personal strengths, and positive qualities, helping students develop a positive sense of self.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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 English Language Arts 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.
New Review The Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the United States
Would I be able to access all areas of the school if I used a wheelchair? Or if I could not see? After brainstorming a list of typical life activities, class members assume the role of a person with a specific disability and consider the barriers to access they would face.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Me, Myself, I: Self-Concept and Self-Esteem
Celebrate the positive qualities of young learners with this collection of self-esteem worksheets. After first listing their interests and personal qualities, students go on to monitor their self-esteem over the course of a week, identifying factors that influence the way they feel about themselves.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 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.
Students investigate their personal strengths by writing in a journal. In this resume building instructional activity, students discuss their accomplishments and weaknesses by completing journal entries. Students list their three favorite skills and view example resumes in order to create a final draft resume.
1st - 5th 21st Century Skills
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
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
The Bus Ride Teacher's Guide
Learners 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. Learners read the text based on Rosa Parks and answer 11 post-reading questions.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
"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
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