Overview: This lesson explores the stories of real people to help students learn how to move beyond stereotypes. They’ll learn how accepting others’ authentic and unique selves demonstrates respect and fairness. Character Education Objectives: Students will: how sharing our individual
Social-Emotional Learning and Character Education can be funded by ESSER! An intentional focus on social-emotional learning and character skills has never been more important. Fortunately, the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund (I and II) provides funding for
Overview: This lesson focuses on the importance of respecting the differences of others, the impact of making assumptions about others, and how respecting each other’s differences can make relationships stronger. Character Education Objectives: Students will: watch a video about respecting the
Overview: This lesson asks students to consider their current friendships. Having true friends is important and learning what healthy and trusting relationships feel like is imperative for a teen’s social development. Character Education Objectives: Students will: read a poem about
This lesson explores injustice based on appearances. The lesson explores a group of children who could not live with the lack of fairness shown to one couple.
Overview: Students will create responsibility artwork with a quote. Character Education Objectives: Students will: research quotes or proverbs about responsibility. share their favorite quote on responsibility. create a drawing featuring their quote. Materials: Paper Markers Colored pencils Access to the Internet
Overview: This lesson focuses on disagreeing with respect. Character Education Objectives: Students will: review a video about respecting others even when you disagree. discuss what it means to respect others through disagreement. reflect on their own level of respect during
Overview: Students will reflect on their responsibility for trust and safety. Character Education Objectives: Students will: Read essays on trust and safety. Reflect on how they keep themselves safe. Consider ways they could protect themselves better. Essays: Tucker, A. 2011.
Overview:Teaching students to think about their digital citizenship through the lens of integrity is important in this digital world. This lesson will give students an opportunity to discuss ways to engage an active conscience to model integrity as digital citizens.
Overview: A critical component of citizenship is doing what you can to engage with your community. Everyone has the power to use their interests and passions to make a positive impact on their community, the country, and the world. In this