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Journeys to Self Discovery

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore both physical and mental journies that result in a change or self-discovery. They write poems that symbolize a personal journey that forever changed them. They understand the importance of a central image or metaphor in...
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Puberty and Self-Image

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine their self-images. They complete a handout, "Then, Now, and Beyond" and reflect on who they are and who they will become. They create a picture of themselves and brainstorm a list of things to help create their...
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Learning About Myself

For Teachers 5th Standards
Let the journey begin! Fifth graders take their first steps down the road of self-discovery during the first of five career and college readiness lesson plans. After taking an interests inventory, groups create a graphic representation...
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Journey Into Self

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the concept of the journey into self through a variety of literary genres. They express the personal notion of self by creating a picture poem and writing a personal reflection esssay.
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Life Sized Self Portrait

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars create a self-portrait that is compiled by using individual student drawings. The drawings emphasize line, shape, color and possibly texture depending upon the student's selection of materials.
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Moving to Music Self-Discovery

For Students 6th - 8th
In this moving to music worksheet, middle schoolers brainstorm about the types of movement they do when listening to music with a group of people. Then students select one of those movements and answer 14 short answer questions.
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Getting to Know Me: Adventures in Self-Expression

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Invite students to understand themselves and share their discoveries with autobiographical art activities.
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A Journey of Self Discovery

For Students 6th - 12th
Introduce class members to journaling with a colorful packet that suggests various purposes, formats, and topics for this very personal form of expression.
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Cultural Discovery and Identity Project Generation Journey

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create a genealogy book tracing their heritage many generations back. They examine their own ethnicity, attitudes, and self-awareness. They examine new American trends regarding family structure and ethnicity.
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Van Gogh's Self-Portraits

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine Vincent van Gogh's self-portraits and letters. They consider how first-person art forms aid the process of self-discovery. They produce a Van Gogh-style self-portrait and write a letter describing it
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QAR: Question Answer Relationships with an example from Canyons by Gary Paulsen

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As you're reading Gary Paulsen's tale of self discovery and adventure, Canyons, bring this questioning strategy into your classroom. The QAR questioning strategy is meant to encourage a deeper analysis of the text, as some questions are...
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
True passion can drive you mad. Stephen Dedalus, the main character in James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man straddles many lines, including those between sanity and insanity, piety and sin, and individuality and...
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Family and Identity through To Kill a Mockingbird

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does the Finch family structure set it apart from their community, even before Atticus begins defending Tom Robinson? Watch a video that discusses how Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird establishes a distinctly American world about...
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Self Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concepts related to the concept of self-knowledge and self-esteem. They conduct construct a life skills binder and complete a series of worksheet activities centered around self discovery. The goal is for...
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Hair a disruption or personal expression?

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
When does hair (or clothing) disrupt the school process? This question is the topic of the argumentative paper your class with write. They read and react to an article about a boy who was expelled from school for sporting a Mohawk, then...
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Lesson of Self-Discovery and Peer Introduction

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners hone research skills while using the World Wide Web, almanacs, Reader's Guide, and other reference books to research topics that center on their birth date and personal interests.
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Self Portraits Part 2

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the concept of Cubist art. In this visual arts activity, 6th graders examine examples of Pablo Picasso's work and they create self portraits in Cubist style.
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For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create self-portraits. In this visual arts lesson, 6th graders examine the relationship between mood and color value in pieces of art. Students create self-portraits that convey mood using cut paper and glue.
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Going off on a Tangent Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Slope of a curve is a seemingly paradoxical concept tackled in this step-by-step activity. Conversational in tone and approachable in its bite-sized attack, this lesson leads learners to develop the concept of tangential slopes...
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Cloud Discovery

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a slideshow that pictorially depicts a variety of cloud types. They research clouds, develop and present the slideshow and then evaluate their efforts based on a rubric for self-evaluation.
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My Bio-poemâ¿¿¿"A Lesson of Self-Discovery and Peer Introduction

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a bio-poem. This creative writing activity is designed to be an extension activity to the unit "A Lesson of Self-Discovery and Peer Introduction."
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All About Me

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore self through the completion of a creative technology project. In this self-discovery lesson, students create a 25 frame movie about themselves.  Students incorporate images from the web and audio files. 
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Asking Research Questions

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Using discoveries and inventions as the focus, learners complete a research project. First, they come up with research questions. Then, they conduct research on the topic. Finally, they write a research paper.
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KWHL Questioning Strategy Instructions: Siddhartha

For Teachers 11th - 12th
". . . gentlenenss is stronger than severity, water is stronger than rock, love is stronger than force." Prior to beginning Siddhartha, employ a KWHL strategy to provided your class members with the background knowledge of Hinduism,...

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