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216 resources with the concept kindness

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Cooperative Learning Projects

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners practice cooperation skills. In this cooperative learning lesson plan, students read 6 books regarding cooperation and then participate in 6 cooperative activities.
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Character Education: Caring- Oprah Winfrey

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils explore celebrity philanthropy. In this character development lesson, students read an article and discuss Oprah Winfrey's involvement in several charitable organizations.
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Value: Love Consideration

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the importance of being considerate to others. Students read a story about consideration and sing a song. In groups, students pretend to have a broken leg, toothache, etc. Group members determine ways to assist the...
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Courageous Voices that Shook the Nation to Action

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. For this Martin Luther King, Jr. day lesson, students learn about the holiday for Dr. King through literature and music. Students learn the lyrics to Stevie Wonder's 'Happy Birthday' about...
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Sweeten The Day With Kindess

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in an act of kindess for a staff member in the building. Each student then writes about the activity that they performed and it is then displayed on the bulletin board with their picture. Learning is observed through...
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Kindness Counts Book

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners listen to stories about kindness and discuss kindness in their lives. Students then complete Kindness Counts page, illustrating and telling story, and turn in completed page to teacher to be laminated and assembled.
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We All Want to Feel Included

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the concept of empathy. In this character education activity, 4th graders discuss how it feels to be excluded and how to show empathy for those who have been bullied. Students discuss how to treat everyone with...
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Who are My Sisters and My Brothers?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a game that enlists several different emotions. In this friend lesson, 4th graders play a game in which students are given a random number of cookies, some as many as 3 or as little as none. Students discuss...
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Social Studies/Bible - Christian Response

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the essence of Christianity. In this Christian response lesson, 8th graders discuss what they can do prevent another Holocaust. Students also pay tribute to those who go out their way to help those in need and...
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Acts of Kindness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore philanthropy by completing a worksheet. In this kind act instructional activity, students discuss ways they have been helped in the past by kind people and how they can have a positive impact on someone who is sick or...
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Developing Kids with Character Through Service Learning

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discover service learning and how it can help them build character.  In this community lesson plan, students brainstorm ways they can assist their classmates with problems, and write about it in their journal.  Students decide...
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Philanthropists: Past, Present, Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore the concept of philanthropy. In this philanthropy lesson plan, students compare the work of antislavery activists to work of philanthropic activists today. Student implement a plan to share kindness with others.
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The Ghost Catcher

For Teachers Pre-K
Students make a mirror after reading the story The Ghost Catcher. In this The Ghost Catcher lesson plan, students answer comprehension questions and make a mirror out of foil and paper plates.
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Giving Game: Pass It On!

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore acts of kindness and learn about serial reciprocity. For this kindness lesson, students visit a website to learn the lyrics to "Chain of Love." Students work in groups to discuss three stories about kindness. Students...
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Compliment Tickets

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete activities to learn about giving and receiving compliments. In this compliment lesson, 5th graders receive compliments from their teacher. Students receive tickets when they get a compliment and then give a...
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Caring Makes a Difference

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students define caring. In this character education instructional activity, students examine the attributes of compassion as they read a folktale and discuss plans to help those less fortunate than themselves.
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Make a Difference

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the trait of kindness. In this character education lesson, 7th graders discuss pro-social behavior and design personal plans to share kindness.
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Kindness Feels Good/Reading Kindness Books

For Teachers K - 6th
Students complete acts of kindness. In this kindness and compassion instructional activity, students read books about acts of kindness and complete various activities each month to show kindness.
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Spreading Kindness All Around

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners donate items to organization to demonstrate kindness. In this kindness lesson plan, students read many books and discuss how the characters in each one demonstrate kindness, and then they themselves donate to charities.
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Bee Kind Hearts

For Teachers 1st - 10th
Young scholars promote random acts of kindness. In this character education lesson, students record acts of kindness that they witness on paper hearts. Young scholars create a chain of hearts to hang in the school.
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Making Headlines

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify acts of kindness in the news. In this random acts of kindness lesson, students discuss kindness, find a news article about an act of kindness that took place in another country, locate the country on a map, and write a...
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Words Will Break Your Heart

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students practice being kind. In this character education lesson, students identify hurtful words they have heard and then share kind words they have heard. Students discuss the impact of hurtful words.
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Kindness Fables

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners create a fable that is based on kindness. In this fables lesson plan, students read and discuss different fables. Then they discuss kindness, and write their own fables based on the kindness of others.
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Character Building - Brick Wall

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students build a wall of kindness. In this character education lesson plan, students design a character trait bulletin board that features noteworthy student acts of kindness.