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Celebrate Character Counts Week
Young scholars participate in activities to celebrate character counts week. They identify the six pillars of character. They display good character when it comes to everyday tasks.
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What is a Philanthropist?
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Manifest Destiny and the War with Mexico
Explore the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War with this fantastic resource, a two-week unit of eight lessons on such topics as Manifest Destiny, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the annexation of Texas. The unit...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Character... My Foundation
Students participate in a instructional activity examining the concept of character and how it is the foundation of lasting human relationships. They examine character traits that are considered positive and then define the differences...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Cultivating Caring - Filling Buckets of Caring Carrots
Students practice compassion. For this character education lesson, student read Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. Students discuss the book as well as ways to demonstrate they care for one another. Students fill buckets...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Back to School (Secondary)
Welcome your class back to school! They will participate in a character education lesson in order to build community at the school. First they identify needs of new students by putting themselves in their shoes and create welcome packs...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Mardi Gras Character Carnival
Students create Mardi Gras floats from shoeboxes to illustrate the Six Pillars of Character. In this character education lesson, students discuss Mardi Gras and famous celebrations. Students make floats out of shoeboxes to illustrate the...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Features of Culture
Explore the melting pot in your own classroom with a lesson plan that focuses on cultural beliefs, traditions, and traits. Middle and high schoolers examine the details of their own identified cultures before sharing them with peers, and...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable