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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl Matilda Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Fifty eye-catching pages contain six lessons about Roald Dahl's novel, Matilda. Each lesson has a theme and covers a different subject—literacy, social-emotional learning, science, and geography. Scholars analyze characters, examine...
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Anti-Defamation League

Role Models and Stereotypes: Misty Copeland's Story

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
A lesson points the spotlight at Misty Copeland, the first African American Principal Dancer. A thoughtful discussion prompts pupils to think of their career aspirations and identify ways role models and stereotypes influence young...
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Nebraska Department of Education

Resources and Barriers

For Teachers 9th
The journey along the the road of life is filled with roadblocks and detours, but not every traveler is equipped with the same advantages. As part of a career study unit, high school freshmen analyze the resources used by someone they...
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Health Smart Virginia

Mental Health/Social Emotional Skills

For Teachers 10th
Looking for social-emotional resources? Check out this seven-page packet that includes activity and lesson ideas, as well as links to information resources that support the social and emotional development of tenth graders.
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Learning for Justice

Change Agents in Our Own Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Everyone has the power to change their own lives. Young historians learn how they can become agents for change in their own lives and the community. The activity focuses on positive role models and what motivates individuals to promote...
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Learning
Luana Game

Women in Science DIY Kit

For Students 5th - 12th
A card game sheds light on famous women in science. Pairs or small groups collect and exchange color-coded cards. Four cards of the same color make a science lab. The first player to create three labs wins the game! Each card features a...
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Scholastic

Explore the Seven Principles

For Teachers K - 12th
A lesson shines a spotlight on what makes Kwanzaa special by taking a close look at its seven principles. Gift ideas encourage scholars to make and give one to their family members. Class members celebrate heroes and role models of...
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Sir Peter Blake Trust

Leadership Lesson Plans

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Can you be a leader without learning first? Scholars learn about leadership with a series of six lessons. Using the teen leadership activities, pupils create posters and participate in a fun game to guess the identity of celebrity role...
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Activity
WE Charity

Activity: Exploring the Four Leadership Styles

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Mother Teresa were some of the greatest leaders of all time; what made them so great? Scholars discover the qualities of effective leaders using teen leadership activities. Learners complete an...
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Biz Kids

Understanding Business Ethics

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
After screening an episode by BizKids, scholars show what they know about business vocabulary, then take part in grand conversations about role models and ethical dilemmas.
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Social Media Toolbox

Social Media Education

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Show what you know about social media! The 16th and final lesson in The Social Media Toolbox gives pupils the opportunity to share their social media experiences with their school communities. Groups identify the most important messages,...
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Global Oneness Project

The Nature of Happiness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The U.S. Constitution states that the pursuit of happiness is an inalienable right. The United Nations' Global Happiness Index ranks countries according to the happiness of its citizens. As part of a discussion of the nature of...
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Museum of Tolerance

Family Role Model Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
What does is take to be a role model? Through grand conversation, and the use of books and a graphic organizer, scholars find out and apply the requirements to identify a role model within their family. They then journey through the...
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John Wiley & Sons

Introduction to the Student Leadership Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
"Leadership is learned, and everyone has the potential to be a leader." From modeling the way to encouraging the heart, learners discover the five practices of exemplary leadership through a series of rich, hands-on, collaborative...
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You Evanston

Social Emotional Activities Workbook

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Split into five sections, you'll find plenty of activities, discussion prompts, and worksheets to address social-emotional intelligence. Learners focus on self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and...
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Interactive
Curated OER

Student Opinion: Who Inspires You?

For Students 7th - 12th
Inspire your class to write about role models and personal heroes with this resource from The Learning Network. Class members read a New York Times article excerpt about basketball star Jeremy Lin and how he inspired the author. After...
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Curated OER

Role Models

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify heroes by researching their family history. In this personal heritage lesson, 1st graders define the term "hero" and the characteristics that represent it. Students research family resources and family trees in...
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Curated OER

200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders explore pop culture and pop music as a forum for female role models. They explore women who have currently contributed to our pop world and why they could be considered role models. They each interview a woman in their...
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Curated OER

Role Models - Defining Positive Role Models

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Being able to identify what characteristics make a good role model is one way for students to better understand their own positive behaviors. The class brainstorms what characteristics make up a good role model, research a role model...
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Curated OER

Role Models

For Teachers K - 1st
Students consider what makes a role model. In this positive qualities instructional activity, students read and discuss several books that have characters describing themselves in a positive manner. Students illustrate a self portrait,...
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Curated OER

Jewish Heroes Congress

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Jewish heroes throughout history. In this character development and history instructional activity, students work in groups to research a Jewish hero. A life-size model of the hero is constructed. Students participate in...
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Curated OER

The Right Stuff

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this self-esteem worksheet, students learn that the best attributes in people are not physical, but personality related. Students identify and write about a personal role model, then list non-physical attributes in themselves that are...
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Curated OER

Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful...
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Curated OER

Reading Buddies - Helping Your High School Students Learn the Importance of Quality Literature for Children

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners write letter of introduction to their Kindergarten book buddies, obtain children's books from library, visit Kindergarten students' classroom at time(s) specified by teachers, read stories to children, and write reflection...