This lesson will help students recognize heroes within their community. Children quite often revere sports stars and celebrities. But most real heroes are not people of great renown. They live near us. By performing small acts, they win our admiration. Since children imitate what they see and hear, it is important to point out to them what actions merit honor and which individuals deserve admiration.

To show students that responsible citizens can resolve social problems by constructively participating in their community.

To encourage children to consider the effects of their actions on others and realize that even very young people are capable of the kind of selfless actions that create positive change.

This lesson teaches responsible personal conduct and encourages students to share supplies and to work cooperatively together in the classroom while completing an art activity. This lesson may be taught at the very beginning of the school year. Explain that being in a classroom is different from being at home and that we will need to work together and help the classroom community become better -- for the good of all. 

This lesson teaches responsible personal conduct and encourages students to understand that being in a group requires cooperation, working together, getting along, resolving conflicts, and having fun together.

The purpose of this lesson is to encourage students to understand that being in a group requires working together, getting along, resolving conflicts, and having fun together.

This lesson teaches responsible personal conduct and encourages students to consider the effect their individual actions have on the group. To encourage students to brainstorm and develop ideas for classroom rules.

This lesson teaches responsible personal conduct and encourages students to handle angry feelings in positive ways that are helpful to themselves and to their classmates.

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