Students will create a backdrop of all the students' hands linked together to show trust within the classroom. This will be used later in the Unit. This activity is designed to keep the students focused on trusting one another.
Learners will discover the definition of trust in an interactive way.
Students will develop a set of rules that could be used in the classroom.
Students will produce a set of posters that will serve as a reminder of the classroom rules.
The students will summarize and condense their list of rules from the previous lesson.The students will work together to memorize and establish an understanding of the rules.
Students will list their individual talents that can be pooled together to be used for the sake of others.
This lesson will emphasize that our community in the school is an important part of students' lives and building that community must start with trusting one other student. This lesson gives the students a chance to share their new knowledge of trust and community with other students and also allows them to learn through Multiple Intelligences.
Students will work together, following directions and praising each other's work to create a cooperative picture.
Students will cooperate in a class project by each providing an ingredient.
Students will create class rules by determining what they would like their classroom to look like, feel like, and sound like in order for it to be a safe, fair, and fun learning environment. They will come to a consensus about what behaviors will lead to this goal, and what the consequences should be for not demonstrating the behaviors.