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71 resources with the concept character building

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Steps to Leaps: Grit

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
The “Steps to Leaps: Grit” unit is made up of two lessons from Purdue University’s Steps to Leaps program. The first, “Grit: Growth Mindset Introduction,” has participants take a quiz that reveals whether they have a growth or fixed...
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Thanks! A Strengths-Based Gratitude Curriculum for Tweens and Teens

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The activities in a four-lesson collection are designed to help tweens and teens cultivate gratitude in their everyday lives. The unit begins with students taking a short survey that helps them identify their personal attributes and...
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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - Middle School Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rather than just talking about giving peace a chance, with the 15 resources in this collection middle schoolers learn the skills they need to become peace builders. The lessons were developed by the United States Institute of Peace...
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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - High School Edition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Established by Congress, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is a nonpartisan institution whose goal is to "increase the nation's capacity to manage international conflict without violence." The 15 USIP resources in the...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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WOOP for Classrooms: Self-Control

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Achieving your goals can be as easy as Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, and Plan! Show your class how to turn their personal and academic desires into reality using a time-proven process. The resource focuses on self control and guides users...
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Plagiarism is Stealing!

For Teachers 9th Standards
Stop, thief! Do your pupils understand the consequences of plagiarism? Lesson three of six in a series of college and career readiness activities demonstrates the dangers of taking credit for someone else's work. Learners engage in...
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Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
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Folk Tales and Fables

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Pages and pages of engaging activities, worksheets, and writing projects on teaching folktales and fables await you! You don't want to miss this incredible resource that not only includes a wide range of topics and graphic organizers,...
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What Is Honesty?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
This is an absolute must-have resource for exploring honesty with your learners! Youngsters role play four scenarios that involve honest and dishonest actions, and then engage in meaningful discussion and activities regarding those...
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Poppa's New Pants

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Angela Shelf Medearis' Poppa's New Pants provides third graders with an opportunity to stitch together their own narrative filled with sensory details. After reading the story and noting the sensory and concrete details in the tale that...
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Grit: Steps to Resolve and Character

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
True grit helps people gain traction on what are often the slippery roads of life. Introduce your classes to the characteristics of grit with a instructional activity that has participants read interviews with Air Force veterans, watch...
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Discover Your Great Full Self

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Reflecting on character strengths can bring a little sunshine as the gray days of winter approach. Tweens and teens view a PowerPoint presentation, watch a short video about character strengths, and take a survey that helps them identify...
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The Many Roles I Play in My Community

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Small 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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Comparing Confucius’s Analects to Character Education in the U.S.

For Teachers 7th - 8th
The Analects of Confucius have provided moral guidelines for generations of Chinese as well as others around the world. Introduce class members to some of the philosopher's ideas with a activity that asks them to select five of his...
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Activity: Exploring the Four Leadership Styles

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Mother Teresa were some of the greatest leaders of all time; what made them so great? Scholars discover the qualities of effective leaders using teen leadership activities. Learners complete an...
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Gratitude Quote Poster

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
According to Cicero, "Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others." Pupils explore similar inspirational quotes after watching a time-lapse video. Next, scholars interpret one of the quotes by creating...
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A Gift of Gratitude

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Words of appreciation make great gifts for special occasions, but people can't tie them up with a bow ... until now! Using the lesson plan, learners write gratitude messages to a chosen recipient. Next, they fill a box or paper bag with...
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Live and Learn and Pass It On

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
What are some of life's most tried-and-true lessons? Pupils listen to examples from the book Live and Learn and Pass It On by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. They write down their own life lessons to later compile in a class booklet. As a bonus...
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Values Survey

For Students 7th - 12th
What are the most important values a person possesses? Teens and parents take a collaborative survey and discuss what values are important to them. They return the signed form to the teacher to confirm they completed the activity. 
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A Note of Gratitude

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Gertrude Stein once said, "Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone." Learners break their silence by engaging in discussion and making lists of what makes them grateful. Next, pupils write and illustrate a thank you letter to a chosen...
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Token of Gratitude

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
What would the world be like if everyone expressed gratitude? Pupils explore the concept by watching a motivating time-lapse video. Scholars express appreciation by handing out tokens of gratitude, and then write about their experiences. 
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Generation​ of Respect

For Students K - 12th
R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Learners find out what it means to them. Scholars write sentences, do a word sort, and list what makes them grateful. Additionally, pupils learn how to be more respectful by completing worksheets that would make Aretha...
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Preparing for My Future

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your future is what you make it! Eighth graders launch their career searches in the first of six career and college readiness lessons. Scholars research to discover their extracurricular options both in and out of school, then locate...