Learners read about character education in stories online. In this character education lesson plan, students complete activities about making good choices and sign a pledge to be a good person.
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Intensities in the Classroom
Everyone learns and experiences life differently. A set of lessons about character intensities encourages middle and high schoolers to analyze themselves, their peers, and characters from a book based on the five listed intensities:...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Football Team
Playing team sports is about more than just scoring the most goals or winning the most games. Read this passage with your class and learn how athletes build character as members of a team. When finished, individuals identify the main...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Civil War Personalities Lesson Plan
Caring, trustworthiness, and responsibility—these are only a few character traits in focus of a lesson based on stories from the Civil War era. Class members explore several influential lives while reading biographies that highlight...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What Makes a Good Citizen
Scholars answer the question, What makes a good citizen?, with the help of a variety of stories that highlight different forms of active citizenship. After multiple engaging read-alouds, individuals discuss character traits observed, and...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Building Character: Holocaust Survivor Testimonies
Host a fishbowl discussion to help your class recognize and articulate the relationship between words and the character traits they describe. They analyze Holocaust survivor testimonies and apply the character traits they observe. No...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
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 young scholars by putting themselves in their shoes and create welcome...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Columbus: Hero or Villain?
Students explore Christopher Columbus's motives. In this character education instructional activity, students research Internet and print sources regarding the life and actions of Christopher Columbus in order to write essays that his...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History