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65 resources with the keyterm friends

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A Friend, Starting With You!

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine and identify their own positive character traits and friendship skills and how to make new friends. They discuss the importance of friendship, listen to the book "The 329th Friend," and create an invitation for a new...
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Making 'Friends'

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read "Fans Gear Up to Say Goodbye to 'Friends'" from The New York Times and discuss the elements of the sitcom 'Friends' that made it such a success. After brainstorming reasons for 'Friends' popularity, students work in groups...
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Family Dance

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A kid raps and dances with his family. He dances with his dad, mom, and little sister. This is a great way to introduce the idea of family dancing to your littlest learners. Have them draw or write a song about their families or plan a...
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Looking For A Friend

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Friendship is explored in this video in which Abby Caddaby tries to conjure a friend for Elmo. Even though she is unsuccessful, she perseveres. This video could be used to talk about friendship, character traits, or character development.
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Do You Want to Be My Friend?

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners participate in a variety of emergent and early-literacy activities based on a "friendship" theme. Learners listen to the book Do You Want to Be My Friend by Eric Carle, then echo read, choral read, and independently read...
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Friends

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete vocabulary activities about friends. In this vocabulary activity, students introduce themselves in a ball game format and discuss the topic of friends. Students complete a worksheet with related vocabulary and read a...
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Friends: My New School

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students complete activities to get to know their classmates and complete grammar practice with adjectives. For this grammar lesson, students listen to their teacher tell about her family and complete an adjective mime activity. Students...
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A Friend Is...

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners investigate characteristics of friendship through literature and interviews then share their ideas through posters. They role play scenarios related to friends and problems they might have. This lesson reflects cross curricular...
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Bedtime Story - Blot And Og's Monster Party

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Pages from "Blot and Og's Monster Party" are shown while John Barrowman recites the story, complete with fun voices and crazy words! A great story about a bunch of friends coming together and having a better time than they could have...
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Be Kind

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Spread the word around your school to "Be Kind" to others. The student in this video talks about how her school started a campaign about being kind to others.
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Helping My Friends Stay on Track

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Good friends help each other stay on track to meet their personal goals. HIgh schoolers discuss how they can be or use co-pilots (friends) to reach their career and education goals. Activities and several worksheets are included.
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Helping Hand

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discover ways to help others. They share ways they help their family and friends. Afterward, students trace hand prints on paper and then draw pictures and words to explain how the hands can be used to help other people. They...
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Our Friendship Chain Links Us Together

For Teachers K
Students explore what makes a good friend. They listen to songs, list qualities of a good friend, draw a picture of their friends on a paper link, and create a class paper chain.
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English Vocabulary Skills: Friends

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars practice their English vocabulary skills. In this friends vocabulary lesson plan, students review words regarding friends and act out an English speaking scene.
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Building Peer Relationships

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the concept of what a friend is and is not. They identify the qualities that are considered important to maintaining a friendship by creating a list. In small groups students discuss the qualities and...
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Your Friends in School: Part 2

For Teachers K - 3rd
Making friends is an important social skill. Talk about the importance of friendship, what makes a friend, and friends found in the classroom. This presentation includes an activity where kids pair-up to make a picture for the class...
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Developing Friendships

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students listen to the book Friends and discuss how to make friends and the characteristics of good friends. In this friends lesson, students listen to the story and practice role playing on how to make friendships.
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A Quilt of Many Colors

For Teachers 1st
First graders learn the "Quilt Song." They brainstorm items they could draw that would remind them of the person in the song. Students work in groups to complete a "Person Outline" page (included with the lesson). They draw one part of...
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Friendship Gallery

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create a friendship portrait of a partner by tracing their shape on a panel of paper and filling it in with activities their friend likes to do.
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Who Needs Friends?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss how to be a good friend to others. They create a list of characteristics to use in more future lessons. They reflect on they type of friend they are in journal writings.
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Learning from Friends

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students read My Friends by Taro Gomi and discuss the many types of friends they have. They share some of the things they have learned from their friends. They draw a picture of themselves learning from a friend.
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How to Be a Good Friend

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students brainstorm and illustrate the dos and don'ts of friendship as a book or classroom display. They discuss how friendships work and the rules people follow to make them work.
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Life's Greatest Pleasures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the meaning of what makes life pleasurable.  In this social awareness lesson plan, students read an article that states things that people might enjoy doing for pleasure, then complete numerous activities to...
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Here I Am!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Student use the letters in their own first names to help hunt for friends who share some of the consonants/vowels that they do. In this active language activity, students meet new friends using the letters that spell their first names.