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40 resources with the concept school environment

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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 4

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Climate change affects people and countries around the world in different ways. Through a five-lesson unit, students learn about the many types of impacts. They engage in role-playing games, reflect on how their actions contribute to...
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Rainforest Alliance Belize: 1st Grade

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take a journey to Belize with a collection that looks closely into its habitats. Scholars take part in grand conversations, read-alouds, and hands-on activities to delve deep into the different types of habitats, the animals that call...
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Green Green Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
School budgets don't have a lot of extra money, so when high schoolers propose saving the district money, everyone jumps on board. The first lesson in the series of 21 introduces the concept of an energy audit. Scholars form an...
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The Many Roles I Play in My Community

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewSmall groups brainstorm their roles in the community. Then, individually, complete a community roles web worksheet. Peers share their completed product and extend the conversation to include the feelings and character traits that go...
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Character Clovers

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewBuild a classroom community with a lesson that uses character clovers to examine scholars' roles. Following a whole-class discussion, participants list four roles they play and accompany it with the character traits that go along with it. 
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Who Can Help Me at School?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
New ReviewA discussion about community helpers opens a lesson about the helpers in your school. Scholars list responsible adults found at school, a list they can reference while they complete a graphic organizer that answers a series of questions...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Second Grade

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Two lessons shed light on bullying in hopes to create a bully-free zone in your classroom. The first lesson defines bullying and allows scholars to reflect on their behavior. The second lesson focuses on choices and consequences. Both...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Kindergarten

For Teachers Pre-K Standards
Keep bullying away with the help of two lessons that focus on the golden rule and reporting hurtful behavior. Both lessons incorporate a classroom meeting that encourages an open dialogue about making good choices at school. Finger...
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Defining Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Conflict is everywhere—but is it avoidable? The first activity in a series of 15 peacebuilding lessons examines the nature of conflict at home, school, and across the world. Learners develop a definition of conflict through group work...
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The War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Can simple kindness stop bullying? Discussion groups view a segment of the film The War, then examine the potential benefits of being kind to bullies rather than fighting back. The 16th lesson in a series of 17 encourages pupils to be...
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The Sandlot

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What's it like to be the new kid in town? A short activity, 15th in a series of 17 character-building lessons, focuses on the challenges new pupils face. After viewing a clip from the film The Sandlot, discussion groups talk about ways...
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The Ant Bully

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why do people take their frustrations out on one another? The14th lesson in a series of 17 character-building activities examines why people take out their frustrations on scapegoats. Learners explore the concept using a clip from the...
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Teen Wolf

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
With great power comes great responsibility ... especially if you're a werewolf! Scholars discover the importance of using their strengths to be a hero, rather than a bully, with an imaginative lesson. During the 13th installment in a...
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Sky High

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Even superheroes can be bullied! Using a clip from the film Sky High, the 12th activity in a 17-part character education series examines how identifying with a specific group has its ups and downs. Groups view the clip, then explore ways...
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Dead Poets Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do you march to the beat of your own drum? Scholars embark on a journey of individuality through a short video clip from the film Dead Poets Society. The sixth installment in a series of 17 character education activities examines the...
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Bridge to Terabithia

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do bullies get bullied? Explore the other side of the story through a video clip and thoughtful discussion questions. Part four in a 17-part character-building activity series examines the underlying causes of bullying using a scene from...
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Boston vs Bullies: Facilitator's Guide

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Score a big win for your school's environment with top-notch bullying prevention resources! The downloadable materials feature prominent sports figures from the Boston area talking about their experiences with bullying. Appropriate for...
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Drumline

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does teamwork really make the dream work? And, where is the line between peer pressure and bullying? Social scholars view a clip from the movie Drumline as a part of the seventh lesson in a series of anti-bullying activities. After...
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Back to the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What's the difference between bullying and mean, hurtful behavior? Scholars work together to develop a clear definition of bullying using a video clip and guiding questions. The resource, part three of a 17-installment series, features a...
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Personal Choices and the Planet

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
The last activity in the series of four has individuals determine steps they can take to reduce their carbon footprints and then analyze their schools' recycling programs. Through a sustainability audit, they identify how and where their...
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What Can Your Class Do?

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Inspire scholars to do their part for planet Earth with a read-aloud of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, and variety of activities designed to boost the environmental activist in us all. Activities include writing poems about the Earth, sorting...
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The Lorax's Earth Day

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Add a touch of Dr. Seuss whimsy to your Earth Day celebration with six pages consisting of Earth-friendly, inspiring, and engaging activities designed to enhance the beauty of your school campus and showcase the famous story, The Lorax. 
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Knowing the Essential Elements of a Habitat

For Teachers 1st Standards
To gain insight into the many different types of habitats, individuals must first get to know their own. Here, scholars explore their school environment, draw a map, compare and contrast their surroundings to larger ones. They then write...
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I See a School

For Students K Standards
Give observational and writing skills a boost with a worksheet that takes scholars on a sight-seeing journey around the school. Learners read sentences and color a corresponding picture, then write their own observational sentence and...
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Using Connecting Themes in First Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Foster contributing members of society with a social studies unit focused on five aspects of community. First graders discuss themes of culture, groups, location, scarcity, and change with discussion questions and activities about...
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Where Are Our Commons?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What are commons and how do we take care of them? This is the driving question in which scholars answer through grand conversations, brainstorm sessions, and small group field trips to collect data. Once your class has completed this...
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Home & School: School

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What are some of the essential items and words students need to know for going to class? Designed for special education students but with a variety of applications, here you'll find a set of 12 picture cards that include images and terms...
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School Facilities: Setting the Mood for Education

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch the News Ohio video about Lincoln Junior High School. They write a reaction paper, explaining what effect the studying environment has on students. If the classroom was in a basement, perhaps a little dark and damp, would...
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Play Well with Others…Be Active Against Bullying!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Bully-free is the way every school should be! How can you help create that kind of culture in your school? A well-written teacher's guide containing lessons for grades 6-8 may be just the ticket. Each unit, separated by grade level,...
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Other Changes (Life-Changing Events Outside of the Family)

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewChange is inevitable. Kindergarteners discuss coping skills to properly manage changes that can occur outside the family.  Scholars reflect on their life changes after starting kindergarten. They discuss their feelings and draw a...
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On This Day: March For Our Lives Rally

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting which took the lives of 17 innocent victims inspired more young activists to take up a cause. Academics learn how the March For Our Lives agenda was formed from this tragic event and how...
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Getting Organized

For Teachers 6th - 8th
If you've ever peeked inside a middle schooler's backpack, you know how valuable a lesson on organization can be. Help class members organize their binders, study habits, and schedules with a set of collaborative activities.
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School Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
Make the classroom a familiar place with both community and vocabulary! A set of picture cards prompt pupils to identify items typically found in a school or classroom setting.
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Games / Icebreakers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Twenty-three, fun-filled activities make up a list of icebreakers designed to familiarize class members with one another, and add a sense of community to the classroom. 
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Cut and Paste School

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Perfect fine motor skills and hone shape-matching skills with a hands-on activity. Youngsters cut out each school-related image along the dotted lines and then paste the images into the correct places on the following page.
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School Picture-Word Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Review school terms with a set of picture-word cards. Featuring terms such as globe, chalkboard, and crayons, the cards are a great way to welcome learners back into the classroom.
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"Circles of Strength: What Do You Stand For?" ~ A Reflection of Us~

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers determine how they are included in "Circles of Strength." In this character activity, students reflect on how they are part of "Circles of Strength" in the "Circle of Life." They make an individual circle that includes...
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School Segregation

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate equality in our society by researching school integration.  In this civil rights lesson plan, students analyze the history of African American segregation and discuss the impact it had on our country.  Students view...
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Science and the Envrionment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students utilize a digital camera to record interesting objects in their environment.  In this ecology instructional activity, students participate in a mini-field trip around their campus as they take 2-3 pictures of the school...
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It's Time for School

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars discover what it means to go to school. In this becoming familiar with school lesson, students discuss what it means to be part of a school community and look at images that show children in the school environment. They...