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162 resources with the concept communities

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Sexually Transmissible Diseases (STDs), Day 4: Epidemiology

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or infections (STIs) are totally preventable. Yet, the number of cases is on the rise. Why? This health lesson contains a lot of information about prevention, as well as a great activity about how...
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The Function of Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore concepts of audience, purpose and symbols in this lesson from Media Smarts that asks students to consider all the functions of music. Through a series of discussions and activities, your class will brainstorm possible functions...
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Creating Community in the Classroom: Part 2 (Cooperative Planning)

For Teachers K - 8th
Create a supportive environment. Get your students to work together cooperatively by making and keeping goals. The goal of this lesson is to build a classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and positive reinforcement.
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Resources & Review, Day 1: Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prepare your secondary special ed class for a life of independence. Part of independent living is knowing how to ask for help and where to go. They review the times they need help, the type of community resources available, and practice...
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Building a School Community

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Help youngsters identify who around them has power and authority as part of a general discussion about local environment and community.
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Community Gardens and Propaganda Posters

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research community gardens. In this community garden lesson, students discover the history of community gardens and assess the benefits of locally grown food. Students create propaganda posters aimed at inviting discussions...
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Wrapping It Up

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders create learning logs based on their understanding of community after reading Touching Spirit Bear. In this circle justice activity, 10th graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the characters, plot, vocabulary, and...
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Persuasive Writers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Use the power of the pen to persuade others to get involved in community issues! Individuals reflect on personal service learning activities and the writing process. They compose essays regarding service to others. While designed for...
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When Were Houses in our Locality Built?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Take a look at the types of houses to determine when they may have been built. This UK-based slide-show shows houses common to Great Britain  such as, Tudor, Victorian, 1930's, and Modern styles. This could be used as a compare and...
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Virtual Roxboro

For Teachers 3rd
The kids of Roxboro use the Internet to build their computer skills. Your class can do research on the community they live in to help them type, toggle between two windows, use a search engine, and use Microsoft Word. This is first and...
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Real-Life History: Looking at Our Community

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Spend several days with your class exploring local history. Learners brainstorm and categorize sources of historical information as primary or secondary; collect and present artifacts from family/community; construct a definition of...
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Sharing in the Classroom

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore the concept of sharing. In this character education lesson plan, students role play methods of sharing in the classroom and create a guidebook for sharing in the classroom.
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Holiday Cookie Exchange

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students build community with cookies. For this service learning lesson, students make holiday cookies to share with the custodial maintenance staff and cafeteria staff in their school.
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Teamwork

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teamwork is the focus of this lesson. By discussing what teamwork means, learners begin to explore this topic. There are a series of slides focusing on the behavior of geese that highlight leadership and teamwork skills.
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This is the Way We Go to School

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learning about children from other places and then connecting to their experiences is a great way to build global awareness and community. This presentation is intended for use with the book, This is the Way We Go to School by Edith...
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Main Street Through the Years

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore community by participating in class map activities. In this city planning lesson, students discuss the concept of a "Main Street" and how they were used to tie their community together. Young scholars complete a...
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Town Planning the Hershey Way

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the design of Hershey, Pennsylvania. In this town planning lesson, students research how Milton Hershey planned his town and then design their own towns.
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Postcards of the Past

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore Heritage Day by reading classic literature with their classmates. In this family history lesson, 3rd graders read the story Sarah Plain and Tall and identify the family life in the story with modern day families....
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Our Community is Our Art

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate art in their community by taking photographs of the pieces.  In this art analysis lesson, students define art vocabulary terms and discuss where in their community they can find artistic expression.  Students utilize...
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Going Green Collaboratively

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create displays on what their local community is doing to help global warming and pollution. In this going green lesson plan, students create displays that will be at the local Community Center for observers to see.
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Preparation and Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore community crisis and how to work together to improve a community. In this community stability instructional activity ,students explore how communities work together to solve problems and provide security. Students...
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Sticks and Stones

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Students explore bullying.  In this character development lesson, students discuss verbal and nonverbal bullying. Using the "sticks and stones" adage, students write a sentence describing a hurtful act on a gray piece of paper, crumple...
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How Do Communities Define We and They?

For Teachers 6th
Learners consider the categorization of people. For this community identity instructional activity, 6th graders examine community membership definitions and consider how those outside of the group view themselves. Learners analyze The...
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What Does It Mean to Belong?

For Teachers 6th
After reading and analyzing The 'In' Group by Eve Shalen, sixth graders consider how the categorization of people results in exclusion, discrimination, and injustice.