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228 reviewed resources for forgiveness

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Finding Forgiveness, Finding Yourself

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the importance of forgiveness and making positive choices. In this literature lesson, students read Touching Spirit Bear, discuss the importance of the chapters and complete short research projects.
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F is for Forgive

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine and discuss emotions and the concept of forgiving and how it can make them feel. They listen to the story "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Day," and show feeling cards that express how they feel while they...
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Forgiveness

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students watch teacher role-play scenarios in which forgiveness is both withheld and granted, discuss scriptural verse in relation to forgiveness, recall and discuss story of Prodigal Son, role play scenes in which forgiven is given, and...
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Exploring the Theme of Forgiveness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help teens explore complex emotions through the true stories of historic and contemporary people.
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The Sunflower: The Possibilities and Limitations of Forgiveness

For Teachers 11th Standards
After reading Simon Wiesenthal's The Sunflower, pupils form opinions either for or against forgiveness as well as analyze Wiesenthal's choice about forgiving. Before completing their essays, learners participate in class discussions to...
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Hurt Tracker Math

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Boost emotional intelligence and division skills with a three-question activity featuring two imaginary towns that record when citizens hurt, forgive, or punish one another. Using division, scholars calculate each problem to decide which...
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Dr. Seuss in the Classroom

For Teachers 6th Standards
Explore the works of Dr. Seuss, such as Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches and Egg, The Sneetches and Other Stories, The Lorax, The Butter Battle Book, and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. Each story lesson includes reading...
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We Must Forgive

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students discover forgiveness. In this forgiveness lesson, students examine the Lord's Prayer. Students deconstruct the theme of the Lord's Prayer and examine forgiveness of self and forgiveness of others.
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The Lost Son: Jesus Teaches About Forgiveness

For Students 4th - 7th
In this bible study worksheet, learners read the story of "The Lost Son" in the Bible to determine what Christians believe about forgiveness. They make a poster, retell the story, and talk about a time when it was difficult to forgive...
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Can Forgiveness Lead to Nonviolence?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders determine if forgiveness can lead to nonviolence. In this nonviolent resistance lesson, 10th graders discuss the concept of forgiveness and read examples of the forgiveness that Gandhi granted. Students write letters of...
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Forgiving

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the idea of forgiveness through art. They discuss a situation in which someone who made them angry. They are read a book called "Snail Started It" and illustrate the scenes using a felt board.
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Forgiveness and Gratitude

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars are introduced to the concepts of forgiveness and gratitude. As a class, they listen as they are read a story and note acts of forgiveness and gratitude. They answer comprehension questions and brainstorm definitions of...
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Forgiveness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners brainstorm what they believe forgiveness means. Individually, they write about a time in which they forgave someone and how it made them feel. To end the lesson plan, they participate in a role play activity in which they must...
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Forgiveness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read several historical folktales and give examples of compassion in the folktale. They describe challenges a person who forgives must be ing to face and give examples of songs or poems that speak to the idea of forgiveness.
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Anna Karenina Theme of Compassion and Forgiveness

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in Anna Karenina. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
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The First Strawberries

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore Cherokee legends. They read The First Strawberries by Joseph Bruchac, and then do several activities to help comprehension. They discuss the book and answer comprehension questions. In addition, they retell the...
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Words By Heart: K-W-H-L Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How can we heal our hearts through forgiveness?  The third activity in a series of six prompts readers to answer questions about Words by Heart by Ouida Sebestyen. Not only does it activate background knowledge on the text, but it also...
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The Tempest: Four Corners

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Forgiveness can be a difficult step to take in any circumstance, but is it more difficult if the offense is more egregious? High schoolers consider the concept of forgiveness before reading William Shakespeare's The Tempest. As kids read...
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Words by Heart: Level 3 Writing Assignment

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Get in touch with the emotional side of writing by reading Words By Heart. The writing assignment helps learners make personal connections with the text and hone their writing skills by exploring a time that they had to forgive or be...
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The "Secret Society" and FitzGerald's The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
"I have never been able to forgive the rich for being rich, and it has colored my entire life and works." This colored view is the focus of a close reading activity that asks readers of The Great Gatsby to examine the way Fitzgerald's...
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Rebecca Brown's "Forgiveness" and Christine Delea's "CoCo Chanel in the Stairwell"

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, after reading and analyzing Rebecca Brown's "Forgiveness" and Christine Delea's "CoCo Chanel in the Stairwell," explore and focus on the author's tone and genre analysis. They interpret different rhetorical situations as they...
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Touching Spirit Bear: Anticipatory Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Will Peter and Cole ever forgive one another? Anticipation guides contain questions such as this to help teach readers how to make predictions about a text. First out of a series of five resources, the guide is full of statements about...
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The Tempest: Linked Text Set (Pre-Reading)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Before you begin your unit on William Shakespeare's The Tempest, introduce the themes of the play with a lesson based on the biblical story of Joseph. Taking your high schoolers through selected text from Genesis 17-44, the lesson...
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Words By Heart: Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The anticipation guide for Words by Heart is the first of a series of six, contains lesson plans for the activity as well as a handout to be completed individually, in pairs, or as a class. It sparks interest for the text and activates...

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