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Character Education

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  • Students work with a partner to identify 4 character traits; then determine what they look and sound like in the classroom. In addition, acting out these traist is a fun classroom sharing activity to build community.

  • Character trait tickets are a great incentive as part of a reward system when children are learning and practicing specific character traits. These can be printed out on colored card stock or any paper you choose.

  • This award can be given to students who exhibit the behaviors of positive character traits.

  • Meredith and Alexis both play sports, but their styles and attitudes couldn't be more different. Compare the two girls and the adults in their lives using charts and outlines. A good character education lesson. Common Core: ELA: Reading Literature: RL.5.3

  • This two page template allows students to share their family with their class. Includes places to write, draw or post photos about their family. They will also include their position in their family as a single, oldest, middle or youngest child. Templates can be mounted to file folders or poster boards as well as bulletin boards for display.

  • Nancy and Angela both want a snack; both girls decide to bake cookies. But there the stories diverge. Compare the two stories using charts; answer short questions; make predictions about the future. A good character education lesson. Common Core: ELA: Reading Literature: RL.5.3

  • [created with abctools] From "excuse" to "thanks"
  • [created with abctools] From "excuse" to "thanks"
  • Part of the abcteach character-education series, which introduces children to challenging life skills decisions and asks them, "What would you do if this happened to you?" This one addresses misdirected anger.