Role Playing for the Common Good
Students explore conflict resolution. In this character education activity, students role play simple conflict resolution situations at school and present the skits to other classes.
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The Bill of Rights
How does the Bill of Rights, created over 200 years ago, still apply to the lives of American citizens to this day? Here is a fantastic resource that includes several resources on approaching the Bill of Rights with your class. After...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
From Slavery to Sharecropping
Your young historians will learn about the history of sharecropping and tenant farming that developed after the Civil War in the United States, and then compare those systems with the institution of slavery after participating in a...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fight or Flight Concepts
Learners explore psychology by participating in an argument role-play situation. For this conflict resolution lesson, students identify a list of steps to be taken when introduced to a potentially violent altercation. Learners complete a...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Acting for the Common Goods
The first of a three-part series on bullying, this plan has class members present skits about bullying, write and sign an anti-bullying pledge, and complete a service project. For the skit, learners use information from previous lessons...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Diverse Voices -African American Ventures
Students explore acts of kindness through the eyes of the black community. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students understand that even under inhumane circumstances, people can perform for the common good. Students relate...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History