Celebrate Character Counts Week
Students 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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Festivals: Learning for Life and Work
How do different communities celebrate special occasions? After researching celebrations in their countries, class members investigate other festivals like those associated with Ramadan, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Halloween, Easter,...
K - 12th 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
Cultivating Caring - Filling Buckets of Caring Carrots
Young scholars practice compassion. In 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. Young scholars...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Courage in the Movies
Students examine the decisions and behaviors of movie characters to encourage awareness of their own ethical decision making. In this character education lesson, students discuss integrity and watch one of the listed movies to focus on...
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Celebrating the Legacy of Ella Baker
Young scholars research the life of Ella Baker and examine the importance of Civil Rights through citizen mobilization. In this rights lesson plan, students read the biography of Ella Baker and make suggestions of things to change in...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History