Character Education - Tolerance "The Big Orange Splot"
Students explore the character trait of tolerance. They listen to the story, The Big Orange Splot, discuss the concept of tolerance, and create a house out of a cereal box and other craft materials.
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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
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
Disability Awareness Activity Packet
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a...
Pre-K - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
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K - 3rd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cultivating Caring - Filling Buckets of Caring Carrots
Students 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. Students fill buckets...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Tolerance: Words that Hurt/Words that Heal
Students "role-play" the part of a person who says unkind things and are photographed while doing so. They then act out a story about making friends. They practice saying kind things and are photographed. Word bubbles are added...
K - 2nd English Language Arts