Lesson Plan

Fly Your Kite

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Encourage scholars to become a productive community member with a kite-themed lesson. Following a review and discussion, learners complete a Venn diagram that displays the connection between character traits needed to make a home and school function well. Participants create paper kites, decorated with responsibilities and roles. Peers share and discuss their finished products.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Perform the last discussion using a cooperative learning activity such as Mix, Pair, Share 
  • Keep the display up during Back-to-School Night or Open House to give families the opportunity to see their child's work
  • Invite pupils to bring in a kite, choose a day to go kite flying in the playground 
Classroom Considerations
  • An activity culminates a series of three lessons that examine community and roles 
  • Requires craft materials to make paper kites
  • Counselors and teachers can conduct the lesson 
  • The final display of kites and the apple tree is eye-pleasing and informative
  • Focuses on self-awareness and self-management
  • Promotes positive participation in one's school and home
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