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171 resources with the keyterm friendship

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Best Friends MiniBook

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Share this printable book with young readers and teach them what it means to be best friends with someone. This short, lighthearted story is perfect for primary-aged students still developing their foundational reading skills. 
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Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides...
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Little literature analysts listen as you read The Giving Tree to them and discuss other ways the tree could have helped the little boy.A three-column chart is given to each individual showing what the tree and boy gave to each other and...
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Developing a Topic for Writing Using an Idea Web

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Teach your upper graders how to use an idea web to develop a topic for writing. After reading a variety of stories about friendship (a list of stories with the theme of friendship is included), model using an idea web. Class members...
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Character Education: Honesty

For Teachers K - 5th
Primary learners read Holly Keller’s That’s Mine, Horace, analyze the text and characters, and sequence the story. After discussing the experiences Walter encounters once he tells a fib, class members use a character analysis worksheet...
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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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Supporting Opinions: Handling the End of a Friendship

For Students 7th - 11th
Four thought-provoking questions encourage readers to develop and support their opinions about strategies to end a friendship after exploring excerpts from a New York Times article. The reading is brief so this could be a lead-in to...
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Basic Writing Skills

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Learners listen to story A Mason-Dixon Memory, by Clifton Davis, and complete worksheets about the story. The worksheets are embedded in the plan. This activity provides good reading comprehension practice for young readers.
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Of Mice and Men Quiz

For Students 9th - 10th
Friendship, encouragement, heartache, and pain are all prevalent in this quiz on Of Mice and Men. A tale of two friends chronicles their journey to Salinas and the tragic events that occur there. These mostly multiple-choice questions do...
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An Author Study on Kevin Henkes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
To better understand how the author Kevin Henkes uses the theme of friendship throughout his books, learners engage in several compare and contrast activities. The class reads several Henkes titles and discusses the similarities in...
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Friendship Words

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
While the purpose of this resource is unclear, it could be used as a way to discuss friendship and the associated vocabulary. Learners can read and define the list of words such as considerate, generous, and unique. The presentation...
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Describing a Story Event or Character

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss story events and characters. In this story event or character lesson, 1st graders work in tiered groups to read George Ella Lyon's, Together. They complete reading the story before talking about their favorite...
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When Turtle Grew Feathers

For Teachers K
Students explore the theme of friendship as it relates to the story When Turtle Grew Feathers. In this friendship lesson plan, students discuss friendship, answer comprehension questions, and create their own friendship story.
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Kids Talk: Making Friends

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Making friends is an important part of the school experience. In this clip, children talk about how they make friends and what they do with these special people. Children will love exploring this topic.
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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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How Does a Friend Act?

For Teachers K
Students brainstorm a list of characteristics that friends should and should not have. In groups, they are given a set of hand puppets in which they role-play different scenerios in front of the class. To end the lesson, they are shown...
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Life Doesn't Frighten Me

For Teachers K - 12th
Students work with younger students to collaborate to create a painting. In this lesson, students read Life Doesn't Frighten Me. High School students write and discuss fears with Kindergarten children, and then create an artwork showing...
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"Zigzag"

For Teachers K
Students listen to the book "Zigzag" by Robert D. San Souci, and examine the concepts of friendship, respect, and determination. They answer story comprehension questions, then create a fabric doll using the shapes from the book.
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Friendship: Lesson 5 Is Number 5 Of 5 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the characteristics of friendships. For this language arts lesson, work in pairs to share a previously written essay on the topic of friendship. Then the whole class discusses the novel Brian's Song and begin watching...
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Friendship: Lesson 2 Is Number 2 Of 5 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners discuss qualities of friendship and read Brian's Song. In this language arts lesson, students read Brian's Song aloud, discuss qualities of friendship and use a Venn diagram to compare the two main characters from the book.
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Lesson Plan - Achieve Your Goals: Lesson 5

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss the role of friendships in their lives. In this literary elements lesson, 7th graders discuss the literary theme of friendship as they read The Code and discuss activites they enjoy with friends and complete a...
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Biscuit Finds a Friend

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students enhance phonemic awareness. In this guided reading lesson, students read Biscuit Finds a Friend, decode unknown words, discuss friendship, and make connections to the text. 
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Poetry: Lesson 4

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders work on poetry. In this poetry lesson plan, 5th graders read different poems and respond to what they like about them. They practice writing metaphors and create their own metaphor poem. 
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Analyzing Relationships

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore relationships between story characters. In this story elements and reading comprehension lesson, students generate character traits of the characters in Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson. Students describe...