In this lesson, students learn about communicating honestly. They explore different ways communication can be changed through interpretation and intentionally misleading.
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Unit: Take a Stand on Bullying
Students work in small groups to research and present a step-by-step plan to take action to prevent bullying behavior at school. They share their presentations and then select one plan to carry out.
In this lesson the learners will become familiar with vocabulary and concepts associated with self-discipline. They will examine the correlation between self-discipline and maturity....
The students will build upon what they learned about time management and develop a set of study skills that will help them to learn, truly understand, and recall material. They will learn a strategy for test taking that will serve them well on exams that require responding to questions...
The learners will review the tolerance skills/characteristics necessary to discern and promote tolerance. They will also identify situations that call for tolerance in their daily lives.
Students write to pen pals in a different community and discuss ideas related to a service project. For example, the pen pals may plan and monitor a canned-good donation project.
Learners will sponsor Mix It Up Day, a national project to promote diversity within a school environment. Learners will experience roles as private citizens attempting to change behavior.
To show students that everyone is part of the big picture and that the skills needed to take care of a small community of individuals are similar to those needed to care for a larger community.
This activity can be done at different times...