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Your Place in the Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners identify their beliefs and values and compare how these values relate to those of their community. They then determine how their values affect the roles they play in different situations. A quiz about values and beliefs...
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Lesson Plan: What We Value

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How have values changed? How does our society influence our choices? Two great questions lead this discussion about food production, history, and cause-and-effect relationships. Pupils analyze a limestone relief from Assyria, research...
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If Paintings Could Talk: Art and Language

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers learn about the artist Canaletto, play a vocabulary game, and create a landscape using collage technique. Background information on the artist is provided along with instructions for the game and vocabulary words to...
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Child Adolescent Sexual Development: Infant and Preschool

For Teachers 11th - 12th
This is a very comprehensive instructional activity on infant and preschool sexual development. It says only one class period, but I think it could be several days worth of materials to cover. The point of view taken here is from that of...
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Values Practice Activity

For Students 6th - 8th
How many values can one colored pencil create? This is the question your budding artists are going to find out. They choose three colored pencils, use the provided boxes to create a light-to-dark value strip, and then answer three...
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Values...What's Important to You?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
As your scholars begin their career study, it's important they understand their personal intrinsic values. What makes them feel rewarded? There are discussion prompts here to get learners thinking about specific careers, and they also...
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Skill Building for Educational and Vocational Advancement

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Over ten weeks, 8th graders refine their visions of future careers, develop skills needed to write resumes and business letters, and learn to make a strong impression at interviews. Three specific activities are included, but mostly the...
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Decision Making

For Teachers 7th - 10th
"What pressures are there for teens to become sexually active?" The class writes anonymous responses on paper. The teacher then reads them aloud and the response is discussed by the group. They then examine their personal life goals and...
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Kind Kids

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students decide what it means to be kind to others and draw pictures of ways they have been kind. They place kind kids pictures in a book for the classroom library. Students receive certificates for post activity kind acts.
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Graphite Embossing

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Teach your art class a lesson on viewing positive and negative space in multiple dimensions. They will use metal sheets and various pencil grades to apply the graphite embossing technique. This project will result in two contrasting images.
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Presenting Ethical Dilemmas in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the dilemma of bioethics. Students review a cast study on a bioethical topic. They research the facts, values, and stakemakers in the controversial debate. Students consider the consequences and discuss their findings...
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Values and Attitudes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars examine the Wright brothers' investigation into the principles of flight. Using the internet, they view examples of artifacts and discover how they were always open to new possiblities. They are introduced to the habits...
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Values-Emotion-Action Choosing to Participate

For Students 7th - 12th
Reflect on your own personal values with this simple graphic. Values, emotion, and action are all linked; Do your emotions and actions support the values you hold? After learners brainstorm their own additions to this graphic, divide the...
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Americans

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Young scholars explore what it means to be an "American" in the eyes of people from other cultures. In this geography and cultural lesson, students discuss values that they have. Young scholars read about behaviors that other cultures...
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Values Clarification

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
From 34 possibilities (and two blanks for other options), class members choose their top 10 values and rank them in ascending order to focus attention on what they want to prioritize in life. To the list, I'd add "service to others" and...
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Addition Practice

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this addition worksheet, students solve and complete 5 different problems that include working backwards to get their answer. First, they use the strategy of working backwards to fill in the missing values on each mobile shown. Then,...
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American Political Culture

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Examine American political culture with your scholars using this self-assessment lesson. Individuals rate a list of 14 values from highest to lowest, including ideas such as financial security, right to private property, justice,...
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Honoring Neighborhood Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Read biographies and use the internet to research stories of courage.Young writers compare and contrast characteristics that societies value. They write reports about their family and community's heroes.
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It Matters to Me: Iowa quarter reverse

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
What matters to your pupils? What values do they hold dear and how does that shape your classroom community? These are some the questions you'll get your class thinking about when they engage in this lesson from the US Mint. They will...
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Lesson 3: Character Values

For Teachers 1st Standards
A value is something a person or character thinks is right or good; it's also a characteristic of a fairy tale. Learners discuss how fairy tale characters often have or exemplify a specific value. They compare the values found in The...
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Heroes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore reading comprehension strategies. In this character development and reading comprehension lesson, students brainstorm common traits of "heroes." Students read Heroes, then identify the personal conflicts the story...
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Values and Beliefs Book

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this values and beliefs activity, students create a three page booklet with personal answers to questions about life, family, heroes, special people and places and right and wrong.
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I Am More Than You See

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the effects of gender bias and stereotyping by identifying personal interests and values. In this sociology lesson plan, students iscuss the forces in society which cause gender discrimination, create poems about...
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What Is an American?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore different backgrounds of Americans.  In this lesson, students discuss how people in the United States may come from a different background, yet have similar values and beliefs.  After the class discussion, several...