The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate to students that being in a group requires cooperation, working together, getting along and resolving conflicts. The activity enables the children to accomplish this while having fun at the same time.
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United States citizens not only have individual rights as citizens but also responsibilities. It is important for children to learn how local governments balance these individual rights with the common good to solve local community problems. With these skills, students will be able to get along...
Unit: Growing as a Group
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.
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....
Students reflect in writing about the value of honesty and following the rules. They explore the benefits to self and the common good.
Students role-play familiar scenarios in ways that follow the rules and support straightforward communication and also ways that do not support the rules. They discuss the value of rules for promoting the common good. This lesson extends over this class period and the next (Lesson Three is a...
Unit: Let's Play and Learn
To engage students in cooperative learning activities to identify proper procedures for common school activities that promote the common good.
Students will plan a service project for children in their community, celebrating respect through understanding diversity, selflessness and cooperation.