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From Child to Adult

For Teachers 8th
There's no question that the middle schoolers in your class are going through a myriad of transitions. Adolescence brings changes in self esteem, relationships, anatomy, and emotions. Additionally, they will face additional challenges...
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Social: Emotions, Health, and People

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Picture cards can be a fantastic tool that learners can utilize to communicate their emotions and needs. This set of cards illustrates not only basic emotions, such as happiness, fear, or anger, but also certain illnesses a person might...
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BIG Ideas about BIG Feelings

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A read-aloud of the story, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, begins a instructional activity all about big emotions. Scholars share a time when someone they know exhibited strong feelings, focusing on what they said, looked...
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How Are You Feeling Today?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Familiarize scholars with a variety of emotions with a lesson that challenges young friends to draw and identify characteristics of specific feelings. As pupils walk through a presentation about emotions, they discuss their observations...
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Feelings and Emotions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The focus of the second session in this SPECS unit is on learning how to identify, and then appropriately express and manage feelings.
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Feeling Good, Feeling Sad

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Fill your classroom with grand conversations about emotions and the healthy ways to express them. Your scholars will create a collage, play a feelings game, read stories, and reflect on their daily feelings.  
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Feelings

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore how to appropriately deal with their feelings. In this personal health lesson on feelings, students participate in a group discussion about feelings, and complete two activities writing about their feelings and matching...
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Feelings and Emotions

For Teachers K
Students discuss and write about different feelings they or someone else may have. In this feelings lesson plan, students discuss different ways they express their feelings. Then they get a picture with someone who is demonstrating a...
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Feelings

For Teachers K
Students describe how they feel in different situations. In this feelings lesson plan, students respond to questions asked by the teacher while reading the book The Way I Feel. They also use mirrors to show look at their own faces while...
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Mental and Emotional Well Being

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Promote positive ways to express emotions with five lessons that focus on feelings, friendship, and dealing with stress. Scholars learn how to identify and express feelings through role play, grand conversation, a game, poetry reading,...
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Non-Verbal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Many developmentally disabled students struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking with...
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Understanding Feelings

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners develop skills to understand the feelings they have and the feelings of others. They discuss feelings and read social stories. Everyone cuts out pictures from magazines that show people making happy and sad faces and use them to...
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Feelings and Emotions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The focus of the second in a 10-session course on Social, Physical, Emotional, Cognitive and Spiritual (SPECS) health is on learning to express and manage feelings appropriately. Class members learn different ways of identifying, coping...
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My Many Colored Days

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore feelings.  In this mental health cross-curriculum instructional activity, students listen to My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss and discuss their own moods and feelings.  Students sing related songs, write about feelings,...
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Health Triangle Self Assessment

For Students 7th - 12th
Measure health as a triangle, with each side representing different aspects of health: physical, emotional/mental, and social. High schoolers complete a self-assessment of their health in all three areas before scoring their progress and...
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The Stoplight

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore emotions and how to constructively deal with them in a positive way. They discuss how to treat others and how to not let their feelings take control of them, and in pairs use a green or red light to select a positive or...
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Navigating Emotions

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A instructional activity instills the importance of appropriately navigating emotions. To begin, pupils act out emotions or play a themed-game. A discussion about feelings leads the way to scenario role-play. Pairs compose a dialogue...
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Health

For Students 6th - 12th
Are your English language learners feeling unwell? Provide them with the tools to express how they are feeling and to talk about health in general. Included here are discussion activities, vocabulary, listening activities, grammar...
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Health Education: Expressing Emotions

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders express emotions. In this personal health lesson plan, 2nd graders demonstrate how to express emotions and feelings in a positive manner, without hurting oneself or others.
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Emotional Intelligence

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Provide teenagers with the social skills they need to live happy lives with this collection of worksheets and activities. Covering a variety of topics from self-awareness and assertiveness, to stress management and problem solving, this...
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Stress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Everyone feels stress from time to time, but how can you move past it? A seven-page packet of activities guides high schoolers through the process of recognizing and managing their stress. The resource includes discussion topics, a quick...
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Health Education: An Integrated Approach

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in role plays in order to consider how they use body language and facial expressions to convey their feelings. In this nonverbal communication lesson plan, 4th graders discuss the importance of paying...
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What Can I Do?

For Teachers K - 6th
Here is a good way for children to identify ways to handle conflict. They discuss the connection between feelings and conflict. Everyone listens to a story about a conflict between two friends and they discuss what they could have done...
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Today I Feel Silly Activity Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
A big part of learning how to be emotionally healthy is learning how to identify and express your emotions. The book Today I Feel Silly is the inspiration for a wonderful activity plan that is intended to teach young children how to be...
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How We Feel

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine how their feelings make them unique. They read and discuss a poem, develop a list of feelings, and create a drawing of them feeling happy and healthy.
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The Anxiety Workbook For Teens

For Students 7th - 12th
Teens often face a great deal of worry in their lives, and can be at a loss with how to anticipate and handle their emotions. This workbook is an exceptional resource for both educators and students alike as a way of supporting teens in...
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Can I Keep Violence out of My Life?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Many teenagers in your class have not experienced violence in their lives, much less as a daily occurance. But some pupils are not so lucky. Bring hope to your class that violence is not an inevitable part of life, and that they can...
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Creating An Inclusive Environment

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore feelings and how to get along with others in a group. In this cooperative group lesson, students discuss what makes a good friend and steps to resolve differences between friends. Young scholars role play various...
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Foundations of Wellness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
You may be physically healthy, but what about mentally and emotionally? How is your social health? Kindergartners and first and second graders learn about the importance of maintaining their health in all aspects of their lives with a...
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Communicating With Health Professionals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars role play a visit to the doctor's office to practice communicating their symptoms to a health professional. They view an internet example of a patient discussing a medical issue with a doctor and then pair up to share...
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Deal with Poetry

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The stated goal of this unit is to use poetry to "improve the emotional health of young people." Budding poets read and then supply their own lines for poems that deal with alienation, loneliness, and rejection.
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What are Comfortable (good) and Uncomfortable (bad) Feelings and Situations?

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore and discuss how someone feels when they are not in a safe place or situation and how someone might react when put in an unsafe situation. They view a demonstration performed by puppets that express good and bad...
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Reproduction, Day 4: Sexual Decision-Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Every human has the need for affection. This lesson teaches mild to moderately disabled secondary students to make good choices regarding sexual contact. The lesson is developmentally and age appropriate and covers topics such as sexual...
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Morals, Values and Beliefs

For Teachers 8th
Your personality is based on the things you believe in, the morals you abide by, and the values upon which you make your decisions. Delve into a set of lessons about values and moral framework with your eighth graders as they explore and...
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Bullying

For Teachers 1st
First graders learn healthy ways to express their feelings, needs and wants.  In this bullying lesson, 1st graders read A Bad Case of the Stripes, discuss why the main character is getting bullied, dicuss why it's okay to be different...
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Preserving Health Through Biological Diversity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and explore the benefits of biodiversity, particularly as it relates to human health. They write an essay in which they explain the possible effect of human activities on the emergence of new diseases.
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Mortified: What Does it Feel Like?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discover what it means to be mortified or embarrassed. In this personal development lesson, students watch a video clip and discuss why the character becomes embarrassed and how it relates to their every day life. The students...
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Express Yourself!

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine positive ways to express their emotions. They act out a song to the tune of "London Bridge" and discuss different scenarios. After discussion, they complete a worksheet in which they circle the best action to take...
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Striking Out Stress: A "Gallery Walk" Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners brainstorm stressful feelings and situations. They create posters in cooperative groups about different situations in which stress occurs. They discuss the posters and determine positive/healthy ways to cope with stressful...
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Striking Out Stress- A "Gallery Walk" Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss ways to cope with stressful situations. In this mental health lesson, students identify stressful situations and how they would respond to them. Students discuss their feelings.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Learning About Opioids

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Feeling high is not the only side effect of abusing prescription opioids. Middle and high schoolers learn more about specific painkillers, including Fentanyl, Oxycodone, and Clonazepam, as well as their common brand names and extensive...
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Positive Thinking

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help adolescent learners deal with their influx of emotions and messages about self image with a set of worksheets that focus on positive thinking. Individuals, pairs, or groups work on exercises that help them look past negative self...
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Better Attitudes and Skills in Children

For Teachers K - 3rd
Little kids often have very big feelings, and need help expressing them. A set of social emotional lessons provide tangible ways for young elementary learners to visualize their emotions, focus on clear communication, and channel their...
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“I” Messages

For Teachers 7th Standards
Having a hard time expressing your feelings? Most teenagers have the exact same problem. Help them use words to describe the way they feel with a resource that focused on conveying the way they feel, rather than the actions of others.
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Eighth Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Middle schoolers are likely very familiar with the concept of bullying and cliques. Discuss their experiences and brainstorm ways to handle peer conflict and feelings of exclusion with a poem that focuses on bullying, and a second lesson...
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Censorship Expressions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students present a creative piece to a panel who may enforce any form of censorship they wish. In this censorship lesson, students discuss mindfulness in interpretation and define censorship and freedom of expression. Students then...
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We All Want to Feel Included—7th Grade

For Teachers 7th
Help learners understand the impact of bullying and express empathy. Pupils re-arrange jumbled poems about bullying in small groups and discuss these poems with the class. Hold a discussion about empathy and friendship to encourage...
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Using Words to Work Things Out

For Teachers K
Students recognize a problem and how to resolve it. In this lesson, students listen to The Hating Book and discuss the events of the story. Students answer comprehension questions and relate to their own experiences. Students role play...
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Music: "Hearing Between The Lines"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The class listens to and reads lyrics from popular songs that explore themes of self-esteem, body image, and eating disorders. The song interpretations will serve as a jumping-off point to deeper discussion on the issues, culminating in...
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Health Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Two options for a health class project are presented in this assignment: a persuasive paper or an advocacy project. The persuasive paper is on students' choice of controversial topics, most of which require a high level of maturity. The...
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How We Feel

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars read and discuss a simple rhyme. They are taught how their feelings make them unique. Students are taught ways to be healthy. They are shown what to do when they don't feel well. Young scholars use drawing and writing...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Day 5: Communication

For Teachers 9th - 10th
How does one have a discussion with a partner about a sexually transmitted disease? This is probably not a conversation that happens to be in everyone's repertoire. This lesson presents some role-playing scenarios that your class can...
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Lesson 8: Communication - Day 1: Non-Verbal Communication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As part of their study of communication skills, class members practice using verbal and non-verbal techniques to appropriately express their feelings.
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Taking Care of Me

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars brainstorm on the effects of stress on the body. In this health science lesson, students write journals three times a week about how they feel. They determine strategies to cope with stress.
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Health Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this vocabulary worksheet, pupils answer 10 multiple choice questions about health and medicine. Students are instructed to choose the best answer, as some questions have more than one acceptable answer.
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Another Argument at the Dinner Table?

For Students 4th - 6th
Here is an interesting instructional activity on discursive text. Learners read a short essay that expresses two opinions regarding choices of foods to eat by young people. After reading the text, pupils must fill out the instructional...
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How Do You Feel?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine how to express their emotions. In this emotional health lesson, students explore and share the emotions and feelings that have relating to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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Dealing with Grief and Loss

For Teachers K - 8th
Loss is something that everyone has to deal with, but that doesn't make it easy. Help children develop their coping skills with this collection of worksheets, providing them an opportunity to remember their loved ones through different...
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Fix the Problem!

For Teachers K - 6th
People won't let me finish talking!...I hate the lunch room...Leave my name alone! Explore a variety of problems learners can face on a daily basis, and use this game to have pupils determine the best ways to answer those situations.
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Affirming Words

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost self-esteem with a lesson that focuses on using positive affirmations. Scholars discuss what self-esteem is and why it is important. Following an example list from the teacher, small groups take turns listing admirable qualities...
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Social Skills Treatment Programme

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Even though they may not be tested on standardized assessments, social skills are vital for students to develop during their years in school. Through a series of discussions, activities, and role-playing exercises, these lessons teach...
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Life Isn’t Fair – Deal with It

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Should life be fair for everyone? And what counts as fair? Invite your pupils to read an article that expresses one author's ideas about fairness. They they respond to text-based and discussion questions about the selection and the...
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Communication, Day 3: Asking What You Want

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mild to moderately disabled secondary students practice asking for what they want. They discuss a scenario, list things they want, then practice asking for those things. Our special needs students need to know how to communicate...
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Heart to Heart

For Students 3rd - 7th
Study heart health and math in one activity. After measuring their resting heart rates by finding the pulse in their wrists, learners build a stethoscope to listen to their heart rate, and note the differences between the two methods.
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The Look and Nature of Anger

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders take a closer look at anger. In this emotional health lesson, 9th graders discuss the negative and positive aspects of anger after they describe the signs of anger they have noticed in themselves and others.
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Reducing Sexual Risk

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders identify the different risks that teens are facing today. In this health lesson, 10th graders discuss strategies to avoid the risks. They apply what they have learned to answer a given scenario.
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Our Interests

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover what mental health is. They discuss examples and draw pictures of themselves taking care of their mental health. They write a story about a time when they felt good about themselves.
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Puberty

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders describe the changes their body undergoes during puberty. In this health science lesson, 8th graders explain how the hypothalamus and pituitary gland play a major role in the process. They identify the different parts of...
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Health: Influences on Decisions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover factors influencing their decisions after explaining their reasons for choosing favorite beverages. Working in pairs, they complete worksheets about the influences on decision-making. They write stories about...
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Puberty

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders participate in a whole group discussion about their thoughts and feelings surrounding puberty. Students watch a video and view slides in order to describe the bodily changes that occur during adolescence.
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Changes of Puberty

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine the growth and development that takes place during the pre-teen and teen years. Middle schoolers discuss puberty and then research specific changes that occur during puberty. The class performs skits based on the changes they...
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Lesson 22: Reproduction - Day 4: Sexual Decision-Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This fourth lesson on sexual decision-making helps class members identify issues that should be considered before engaging in a sexual relationship. In addition, different types of sexual expression are discussed. The focus of the lesson...
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Emotional Care Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High school can be tough—can your learners manage through all the stress? An 11-part unit helps teens get a handle on the emotional trials often encountered in high school. Each lesson focuses on positive techniques for developing and...
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Contraception: Communication

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate human health by completing a worksheet in class. In this sexual activity lesson, students identify the importance of contraceptive devices and birth control. Students complete role-play scenarios in which two people...
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Figuring Solutions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss their attitudes and feelings to discover possible ways to constructive respond to their resistance to learning academic concepts.
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The Changes of Puberty

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners study about the changes of puberty for boys and girls. In this health lesson plan, students study how the body changes during puberty and make a presentation about a significant change that can take place during puberty and how...
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How does Physical activity Help You?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Examine factors that influence your choice about physical activity.  In this physical activity lesson, students recognize how physical activity and good health go together.  Students participate in a survey about physical activity and...
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Anger (Part 1): Identifying Our Style

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners identify the two common sources of anger. In this psychology lesson, students discuss productive ways to express anger. They complete a reflection worksheet at the end of the lesson.
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GOOD APPLES

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners consider society. In this respect lesson, students discover the importance of recognizing the positive aspects of people having similarities and differences. They discuss this concept as a class and participate in an activity...
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Facing the Day

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners utilize magazines to find pictures that display emotional states/moods. Each student creates symbol cards using magazine pictures to help indicate how they are feeling on a given day. Individuals are instructed by the teacher...
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Goldilocks Revisited

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the story of "The Three Bears" while focusing on the character of Goldilocks. They answer key questions that are focused upon the development of positive feelings and reactions. Students discuss the possible...
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How to Speak Cat

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore feline communication. In this comprehension lesson, students discuss how to read animal body language. Students look at images of cats and decide what the animal is trying to say.
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The Brain: Control Central

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars investigate the brain as the organ that regulates all of their physical, emotional, and cognitive responses. Some of the components of mental illness are examined inn this instructional activity.
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Genetically-Modified Food

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the pros and cons of genetic engineering. They watch a short Bill Moyers video, conduct Internet research, create a poster, participate in a pro/con debate, and write an essay expressing their personal feelings...
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Why Does It Matter? Teaching Tolerance in an Unforgiving Society

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students listen to the song "Scarecrow" by Melissa Etheridge and draw what they think the song is about. They discover the song is about a man who was attacked. They again express their feelings about the song through drawing. Finally...
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Growing on My Own, Kids on the Grow

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in an after school program that promotes critical thinking, concern for others, recognizing differences, accepting differences, self-motivation and personal safety. They cover how kids develop, expressing different...
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Journey of Life: Hinduism

For Students 9th - 12th
In this religion learning exercise, students read about the practices associated with the Hindu religion. They write short answers which express their feelings on the topics of arranged marriages, and the concept of life after death.
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Safety wtih Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students analyze animal feelings. In this personal health lesson, students examine the body language hints and sounds that dogs use to express their emotions.
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Worry Critter

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate what worrying is, its causes, feeling, and how to deal with it.
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Don't Say Mean Things

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students listen to the story "The Meanest Thing to Say" by Bill Cosby and discuss how they would deal with the problem in the story. In small groups they create and play a different version of a game that supports positive behaviors for...
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Hearing The Warning Bells

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore hearing loss and ways in which technology can help the hearing impaired by experiencing a simulation of hearing impairment and by researching in order to present related topics. Learners will also investigate and evaluate dangers...
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Where the Wild Things Shouldn't Be

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students compare and contrast wild and domestic animal needs. In this animal welfare lesson, students read the poem Where the Wild Things Shouldn't Be and create a list of wild and domestic animals. Students create a short play or song...
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V/AIDS, Year 2, Day 2

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine and express personal feelings and opinions on relevant AIDS-related situations and listen to the opinions of peers. They practice decision-making and assertiveness. They watch a video on AIDS awareness.
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It's Important to Communicate Well—Kindergarten

For Teachers All
Students explore student psychology by participating in a class communication lesson. In this conflict management lesson, students identify the three types of behavior as assertive, aggressive and passive. Students read a script in class...
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It's Important to Communicate Well—8th Grade

For Teachers 8th
Review the 3 R's to stop bullying: recognize, refuse, report. Teach young ones the differences between being assertive and being passive or aggressive. A multiple choice worksheet of various scenarios allows for discussion and two other...
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It's Important to Communicate Well—7th Grade

For Teachers 7th
What is the difference between assertive behavior and aggressive behavior? Discover the difference and empower your pupils to stand to bullies with this lesson. In order to grasp the concept of assertive behavior, learners complete a...
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What did you say?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study why communication is important and the various ways people can communicate with each other, through their participation in the various activities. They participate in group work without negative comments.
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Lesson 11: Communication - Day 4: Hearing "NO"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"No!" Accepting a "No" response and handling rejection appropriately can be a challenge. After reviewing the previous lesson on asking for what they want, class members role-play appropriate ways of responding when their request has been...
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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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: "Synthesizing Content on a Continuum" Activity: Developing Effective Communication

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students express their opinions on the danger from HIV. They study appropriate speaking techniques and become aware what it feels like to learn that they have been infected with an incurable, fatal disease. The share personal...
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Learn To Like Yourself

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders observe drawing of people and analyze what the person might be feeling about themselves. They develop word lists that describe how individuals might feel. They draw a picture of themselves and write a report about what the...
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Beginning Analogies 8

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this analogies worksheet, students study the pairs of words and choose the answer that best expresses a relationship similar to the original pair. Students complete 12 problems.
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Lesson 27: Resources & Review - Day 1: Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To conclude a unit on family life and sexual health (FLASH), class members use the skills they have practiced in previous lessons to develop strategies for getting information or help when they need it.
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Lesson 10: Communication - Day 3: Asking for What You Want

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers practice appropriate verbal and non-verbal methods of asking for what they want in a lesson designed for the special education classroom.
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Safer Sex - Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders are introduced to safer sex policies. In groups, they focus on one aspect of safer sex such as abstinence, communicating with one's partner, and using contraception properly. As a class, they brainstorm a list of resources...
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How Do Foods Help Our Bodies?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students work on the Wat's in Foods? activity sheet, then the Be Choosey! activity sheet as well.
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It's Important to Communicate Well—3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss how to be assertive and not aggressive.  In this communication lesson plan, 3rd graders discover the difference between aggressive communication and assertive communication. Students practice using assertive...
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It's Important to Communicate Well—Kindergarten

For Teachers K
Students practice assertive communication. In this bullying prevention lesson, students differentiate between passive, aggressive, and assertive behaviors. Students role-play to practice assertive communication when dealing with a bully.
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It's Important to Communicate Well

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore how to be assertive. In this character education lesson, 2nd graders discuss the difference between being assertive and being aggressive. Students discuss how effective communication can help prevent bullying.
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Conflict Management: Communicating Well

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars identify bullying behavior in classmates. In this conflict management lesson, students discuss their own bullying stories and the common themes of bullies. Young scholars define vocabulary terms and read a role-play...
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Understanding Anger

For Teachers 6th Standards
Can anger actually have positive side effects? To begin the first of four Resolving Conflicts Peacefully lessons, pupils discuss the ways anger can be both helpful and hurtful. Next, they watch a brief video about anger management before...
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Mood Vocabulary Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What mood is an author trying to achieve in a written work? Contemplative? Exhilarated? Brooding? A wide-rangling list of positive and negative adjectives, complete with definitions, prompts pupils to precisely define the mood of a story.
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Talk It Out

For Teachers 6th Standards
Is it easier to squeeze toothpaste out of a tube or push it back in? Through activities scholars make the connection that it's much harder to take back angry words than to use them. Additionally, they sit in a talking circle to share...
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Wish for the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What would be your class's ideal world 30 years in the future? What about 100 years? Use a series of activities to discuss globalization, sustainability, scientific contributions to society, and the global community of which your...
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Facebook Depression

For Students 5th - 8th
Students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Facebook Depression....
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Letter of Complaint

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Learners analyze this letter of complaint to the city council by answering nine short-answer questions. They examine author's purpose, word choice, claims, rhetorical questions, and general observations. There is a focus on constructive...
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Letter of Complaint

For Students 4th Standards
If you've ever received bad service or disagreed with a company's decision, writing a letter of complaint might be a good skill to have. Review the format of a letter, author's purpose, and other aspects of persuasive writing with an...
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Earthquake! The Human Impact

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the impact of natural disasters on communities. In this character education lesson, students examine poetry regarding an earthquake. Students discuss how to rebuild communities in the wake of natural disasters.
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Seventh Grade

For Teachers 7th Standards
Having a hard time defining bullying with your seventh graders? Discuss the different types of behavior one would see in a bullying situation with a series of lessons, worksheets, and group activities.
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In Someone Else's Shoes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine what empathy means. They discuss taking responsibility, using respectful humor and offering assistance.
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Substance Abuse Prevention at Hollywood High

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs using cd-roms, Internet websites, and media center materials. In small groups they write a script and create a computer animated movie using the "Hollywood High" computer software.
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The Care and Feeding of Kids: Finding Information on Nutrition and Fitness

For Teachers 5th - 10th
The Learning Network is featuring an article about First Lady Michelle Obama and her quest to help reduce childhood obesity in America. The article talks about how she has talked with the top three suppliers of school lunches and has...
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The Lost Children of Rockdale County

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the motivations and consequences of seeking attention, including sexual attention from peers, by interpreting segments of "The Lost Children of Rockdale County" video. They conduct further research on the Internet...
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Decision Making Influences in Literature

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners differentiate between a variety of influences and recognize the impact these influences have on decision making. They also identify factors that influence decision making and relate text to life situations and experiences. ...
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How Do Foods Help Our Bodies

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners investigate the specific elements found in food that keep us healthy.  In this healthy eating lesson, students identify proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins as part of a healthy diet when consumed in moderation....
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Design Your Life

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use three different pieces of art and identify the power struggles that are being represented. In groups, they use the Internet to research the distribution of wealth throughout Canada during the Victorian time period. They...
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October: Respect for Self and Others

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students realize their worth and dignity as human beings and account for their strengths as well as display their weaknesses. They display good manners and politeness, showing the respect for others as they would wish for themselves....
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The Clothes Don't Fit

For Teachers 1st
First graders keep a scrapbook of themselves throughout the year and see how they have changed.
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Planning and Setting Goals

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders set goals for themselves and evaluate themselves a month later.
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Angels of Generosity

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students write a generosity journal which chronicals acts of kindness after reading the Surat story, Angel Child, Dragon Child.
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Coping With Violence

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct surveys to see how the media influences their lives. For this media lesson plan, students make art projects that reflect their reactions to current conflicts and violence that is spread through the media.
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Why the Grinch Stole Christmas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners write paragraphs highlighting reasons why the Grinch may have stolen Christmas.
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Music Styles

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students watch a video showing Sesame Street's featured musical guest stars and discuss what kind of moods and emotions are elicited in the songs. They discuss what songs evoke different emotions in their life.
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Heads, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes

For Teachers K - 2nd
The identification of various parts of the human body is the focus of this biology activity. Young scientists sing the song "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes," and trace the human body onto butcher paper. Additionally, they label the...
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Real Life, Your Life: Body Talk

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners discover how body language effects verbal communication.  In this body language instructional activity, students watch a video clip, observing what is said and how the people act with their bodies.  Learners complete a worksheet...
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Kids Trimming Down

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students relate food concepts and movement to physical activity and eating healthy. In this movement lesson plan, students move to different rhythms of music.
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Sweet-Talkers

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars investigate what is being sold to them. In this media awareness lesson, students visit selected websites to take a closer look at advertising marketed at them. Young scholars discuss the implications of marketing geared...
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Just for Laughs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine how to demonstrate consideration and communicate empathy for others. They discuss what people laugh at, examine the concept of "laughing at" vs. "laughing with," and in groups act out various scenarios.
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Ryan White Inspires

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ask your high schoolers to demonstrate research skills by using the Internet, reference books, and magazines to gather information regarding AIDS/ HIV and the treatment of those affected by it. They will create a presentation using...
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Nutrition

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create a video incorporating clay animation and skits. Using their video creation, students explain and explore the five basic food groups, nutrition news, nutrients, benefits and food examples. They maintain a food journal,...
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Friendship Chain

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine how to show kindness to others. They develop a list of ways to demonstrate kindness, write down an idea on a strip of paper to contribute to a friendship chain, and discuss how they carried out this kind behavior either...
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Measuring Blood Pressure

For Students 11th - 12th
In this cardiovascular worksheet, students read through notes, label a diagram and complete 22 review questions in the format of short answer, matching, and problem solving.
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Responding to Social Crisis

For Teachers K - 12th
Students, through discussion, identify ways to cope with and process unexpected community or world crisis, such as terrorism or violent acts within a school or community.
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Vision Disorder

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students design a morning routine for a 60 year old female senior with vision disorder. In this biology lesson, students collaborate with their team to come up with possible solutions. They present at least two ideas of their design to...
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Strangers

For Teachers K
Students learn and discuss what to do when approached by a stranger. For this stranger lesson plan, students answer questions based on a book that the teacher reads. They then participate in a discussion about rules and guidelines to...
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Helping Occupations

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss careers that help students and write these in their handout.
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Problems Surround Us Everyday

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine how to handle everyday problems in a positive way. They identify and discuss examples of problems that occur everyday, listen to the story "Wacky Wednesday" by Dr. Seuss, and in pairs discuss how to resolve various...
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Congress of Vienna

For Students 7th - 11th
For this Congress of Vienna study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the topic and then respond to a reflection question.
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Laughing is Good for You and Your Child: Reading Comprehension

For Students 6th - 8th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, middle schoolers read a passage pertaining to laughter and then respond to 5 true or false questions regarding the passage.
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Canine Companions

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners interpret canine verbal and non-verbal communication. In this dog communication lesson, students discuss dog communication through bark and body language. Learners study the 'reading canine body postures' worksheet and write...
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Hot Seat

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils participate in a game that allows them to experience corrective behaviors. These behaviors help them successfully deal with bullying. They experience that practicing appropriate skills will help them to fall into the habit of...
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HOW TO COMBAT HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore discrimination and tell about harassment they have experienced.
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How to Combat Harassment and Discrimination

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students discuss harassment and discrimination. In this harassment lesson, students define the terms and discuss ways to report harassment. They listen to stories and role play how they would act in that situation. 
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Miracles of the Heart

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers watch a movie. In this cultures instructional activity, students read A World Without Black People and then discuss segregation. Middle schoolers watch the video Partners of the Heart or Something the Lord Made and...
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On the Farm

For Teachers K - 1st
Students recognize and identify a variety of farm animals. They role-play animal movements and sounds, sing songs, listen to books, take a field trip to a farm and create a graph of the animals at the farm, create a farm animal book,...
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What Do You Know About AIDS?

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore AIDS. In this AIDS instructional activity, students discuss their impressions and knowledge of the disease prior to listening to a lecture regarding the attributes of the disease.
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What Do You Call Older People?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers brainstorm a list of words they use to refer to the elderly. As a class, they discuss the importance of word connotations and explain those used to refer to the older population. They complete a handout and share their...
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Yes, Thank You!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners explore public signage and create positive message signs. For this social interactions lesson, students explore their own neighborhoods for examples of positive, negative, and neutral signage and use this knowledge to create...
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Mental Circus

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students listen to different types of music and observe their classmates reaction to the music. They state why they think some reactions happened or did not happen.
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ESL: Pre-Reading Activity-Owning A Dog

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL pre-reading worksheet, students match a set of 10 vocabulary words to their meaning, using a given drop down list. Worksheet is labeled as a pre-reading activity to "Owning a Dog," but no reference for the selection is given.
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The History Of Dance And The Lifestyle Of A Dancer - Lesson 1

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine various dance styles in this Performing Arts lesson for the 2nd grade. The lesson is #1 in a unit of four lessons that examines the History of Dance styles and the lifestyle of a dancer. Emphasis is placed on...
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A Circle of Praises

For Teachers 1st
First graders work in groups in order to practice cooperation with one another. They give and take praises which helps to develop a positive self-concept of one another and themselves. They work together in order to complete an...
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Walking the Earth Like Brothers

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to examine respect and non-violent behavior. They answer questions while working in groups before they share with the whole class.