Students create and perform everyday scenes which portray peer rejection. They determine alternative positive outcomes based on respect, tolerance, and kindness.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 34 Views 74 Downloads
To Give In or Not To Give In -- That Is The Question!
Seventh graders discover how to make the best decisions given the information at hand. In groups, they role-play different roles in scenerios to help them deal with peer pressure. To end the lesson, they discuss why it is so hard for...
7th English Language Arts
Final Draft of Literary Argument Essay
Take the last step in writing a literary argument essay using Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, in a lesson focused on feedback. Using the stars and steps revision method, pupils take into account teacher and peer feedback to...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Treating Others with Respect
One of the most important things children learn in school has nothing to do with academics; it's the ability to treat others with respect. Engage your class in a dialogue about this crucial life skill with the discussion questions and...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Picture Books to Teach the Habits of Mind
Foster a healthy and kind classroom community with a series of literary lessons focused on the habits of mind. Each lesson features a picture book that shares a literary theme with one or more of the habits of mind.
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
TCRWP Nonfiction Reading and Argument Writing Performance Assessment
Are student athletes under too much pressure to perform? Middle schoolers use evidence from a series of provided videos and articles to support their stance on this highly-charged topic.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Respect: Looks Like, Sounds Like, Feels Like
Sixth graders participate in a question and answer discussion on respect and then complete the "Planning to Use Respect" activity sheet. They describe the senses of a stuffed animal to their peers and assess how respect looks, sounds and...
6th English Language Arts
Beach Bodies (In Spoken Word)
"But we're tired, and exhausted, from trying to be something we're not." Insecurity from body image can play a significant role in adolescence and into adulthood. Watch as two young poets tackle this issue head on through the creative...
4 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable