-In this pack, you will find Cooperative Learning lessons and activities for students to do within the first week of school to get to know their classmates.
Cooperative Learning Included:
Mix Pair Share
Stand Up, Hand Up, Pair Up
Mentor sentences are the perfect way to teach grammar and author's craft through examples of excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! This unit will be a great way to integrate grammar and language during your novel study of Wonder by R.J. Palacio!
By request, I have pulled the Do Unto Otters lessons from Volume 3 for those who love using mentor sentences and mentor texts and wanted to add just this one lesson to their rotation. PLEASE do not purchase this if you already own all of the Volume 3 sets! (If you do, you already
In Community Building Activities, by the2teachers, you will get a huge resource that will take you from the first days of school straight to the end of the year. This document is 177 pages long! *Featured on TpT's blog.
Community Building Activities help develop community and fost
Help kids and young adults practice mindfulness to help promote happiness, attention, and emotional control. Mindfulness activities include listening to music, coloring, making crafts, and much more. Activities are specifically tailored to kids and young adults.
Mindfulness means being present in th
Martin's Big Words is a fabulous mentor text for all grades! In first and second grade, teachers can focus on the power of words and Martin Luther King Jr.'s life.
In this pack, you will receive a mentor sentence lesson for the book, Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport. This lesson focuses on id
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You and your students are invited to a BOOK SOCIAL! What does that mean exactly?! Well, let us explain! Book Social is a collaborative project created by Samantha Henry @MrsHenryInFirst and Jordan Dunagan @heyheyfirstgrade. Book Social features books each month fo
Kid President activities: Kid President craft: President’s Day, Kid President
Do you use Kid President videos to teach community building, language arts, and writing? If not, you should! Kids love these videos and now there are activities to go with them! The opportunities for teaching figurative l
What do you get when you combine Julia Cook's Wilma Jean the Worry Machine, role playing, drawing, imagination, and team collaboration? A book study on The Wilma Jean the Worry Machine GAME SHOW!
This fun, interactive anger management lesson & game is the perfect supplement to Julia Cook's book,
Help kids and young adults learn about growth mindset by understanding hard work, persistence, grit, and dedication impact your success. Students use the task cards to practice a growth mindset in all areas of their life, including at school, home, activities, with friends, and in their own belief sy
I feel like there's never enough time in the day to squeeze everything in, which is why I designed these products. Character education is so important, but often gets "pushed to the side" in favor of more academic tasks. This bundle helps solve this problem by combining the rigorous task of close rea
Kids will create their own individualized notebook to practice coping strategies for anxiety, anger, stress, depression, and other strong emotions. First, kids will design their notebook with a coloring page. Then, they will identify their top coping strategies they want to practice. Finally, they wi
Looking for all of the bullying-focused products in my store in one place? Look no further! Instead of individually having to sort through products and add them to your cart, just purchase this single bundle (and at a discount!)
This bundle contains several different activities you can use to help t
Use these free task cards to help kids and young adults learn about growth mindset by understanding hard work, persistence, grit, and dedication impact your success. Students use the task cards to practice a growth mindset in all areas of their life, including at school, home, activities, with friend
Help kids and young adults learn about growth mindset by understanding hard work, persistence, grit, and dedication impact your success. This growth mindset workbook helps kids and young adults retrain their brains with using positive thinking skills.
Why Teach Growth Mindset
This activity introduces students to the concept that they can control somethings but not others. We all have things we worry about or things that bother us. This activity helps students to identify what they have control over. For the events students do not have control over, it is important to poi
We’ve all had someone apologize to us before and we could tell they didn’t really mean it. It doesn’t feel good and makes it seem like they don’t really care that we were hurt. So, when our students learn to apologize, it’s important that they really mean it!
These activities are designed to help stu
Use this growth mindset bundle to help kids and young adults learn about growth mindset and positive thinking skills. In this bundle, kids will work on understanding how hard work, persistence, grit, and dedication impact your success.
Why Teach Growth Mindset
Having a growth minds
In Community Building Through a Year of Glyphs, by the2teachers, you will receive 91 pages of get to know you activities!
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
This product has 20 glyphs that are seasonal - averaging 2 per month for the traditional school year. Each glyph includes one page where stu
This product includes 5 activities that can be used to teach teamwork and class building
This product includes:
--Team Drawing: students each receive one color crayon symbolizing their strengths and talents. They first draw independently, then work together to create a picture together with a group
This product is designed to teach students that leaders make plans and set goals for their day, their projects, and their lives.
This product includes:
-Map Activity: students draw out the steps they will take to meet their career goals.
-Puzzle Activity: Students work in groups to complete a puzzl
#classroom community Pop Songs; supports anti bullying, kindness and tolerance lessons, classroom playlists, singing lessons, counseling, piano students, transitions, critical thinking, creative writing, choir performances, brain breaks and more.
Studio recorded MP3s feature young voices on deep tho
In Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired Service Learning Project by the2teachers you will receive a 28 page product. This product is geared towards planning, preparing and celebrating a service learning project that is developed through giving your class control and choice. You will act as the guide, w
In Community Building the BUNDLE, by the2teachers, you will receive 6 full products "zipped" together. You are getting 655 pages of community building activities to last all year long!
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These activities teach students that leaders work to find a win-win.
This product includes:
-4 Anchor Charts
-16 scenario cards, students act out a solution
-Student Response Cards- students show whether the solution being acted out is a win-win, win-lose, etc.
-Comic paper- students can draw out a
These activities help students to understand how they can build and break down friendships with their actions.
This product includes:
-Anchor chart that says "Listen with your ears, eyes, and heart"
-Friendship Piggy Bank Game that can be played whole class, in small groups, with partners, or indiv
What do you get when you combine literacy, role playing, drawing, imagination, and team collaboration? A fun quiz show....with lots of twists!
This bundle of 3 lessons are based on Erin Frankel's WEIRD trilogy:
#classroom community: These powerful pop songs support any kindness and bullying prevention programs you have in place. Powerful lyrics help kids deal with bullies and stress. Songs promote tolerance of others, friendship and teamwork, and healthy self esteem. They inspire critical thinking and creat
This comprehensive guidance program offers 20 different lessons on the topics of grit, determination, feelings, self-monitoring, diversity, gratitude, mindfulness, kindness, consideration, positivity, and of course, growth mindset.
There are full detailed lesson plans with activity pages to go with
Are your students struggling to be kind to each other? This is a four week unit on creating kindness in your classroom. Each week is centered around a book that focuses on acts of kindness. There are three activities per week that have kids reflecting on kindness and focusing on everyday ways to b
This is a bundle of my most popular friendship resources and activities. These are great for building classroom community! Click each of the links below for a more detailed preview of the products included.
Included in This Bundle:
I know you will find many useful products here for getting your classroom community off to a great start this school year.
Recommended for grades 3-6, this product is a zip file of twenty-one creative and time-saving products from Rainbow City Learning, each one perfect for back to school!
In Community Building Through Quadrants, by the2teachers, you will receive 62 pages of community building activities.
HOW DO I USE THIS PRODUCT?
This product has 26 community building activities. Each activity includes a page with a topic/category and a box with four quadrants.
This short and hilarious activity will foster acceptance and understanding among your students for those who receive differentiated work. I was often questioned by my very socially aware 6th graders why some students received different work. This demonstration will help you explain our unique learnin
Help kids and young adults practice mindfulness to help promote happiness, attention, and emotional control. Materials include activities, task cards, and posters. Mindfulness activities include listening to music, coloring, making crafts, and much more. Activities are specifically tailored to kids a
This cross-curricular book companion SAMPLE is perfect for focusing little minds on loving and being kind towards others, as well as studying God's love for us. It has everything you need to spend a day centered around the book "I Love You Because You're You" (by Liza Baker).
**If you enjoy
Help kids and young adults utilize coping strategies to manage stress and challenging emotions including anger, anxiety, depression, restlessness, and more. Resources in this bundle include over 360 pages focused on teaching and practicing coping strategies to kids and young adults necessary for succ
Do you have a Leader In Me classroom? Do you teach leadership skills in your classroom, but have limited resources? The Habits: Building a Foundation is a great way to start the year and introduce leadership and The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Teens!
This resource includes 8 icebreakers and other
Students that receive frequent discipline referrals or are involved in constant conflict with their peers often use aggressive communication styles – they are confrontational, accusatory, and hostile. However, while teaching problem-solving skills to these students, we have to be careful not focus so
Effective Group Discussion Lesson
In this lesson students learn about effective communication by comparing a group discussion scenario written two different ways. In the first example, the characters d
Help kids and young adults cope with death and loss. Kids will learn what grief and loss means, identify positive supports, talk about their loss, discuss and identify feelings, remember their loved one in a positive way, discuss changes they are dealing with, create a memory box, identify and practi
This product will guide you through writing students and class mission statements. These mission statements will help create focused and common goals which will guide behavior and decisions each day. This product is suitable to any age group.
This product includes:
-Instructions for writing personal
This product helps students think about and practice prioritizing. Students are asked "What comes first?"
This product includes:
-First five minutes challenge: Students make a choice to spend their first few minutes each day on a meaningful activity that will make a difference in their lives to hel
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO IMPLEMENT A UNIT REGARDING PETS AND ANIMAL CARE. This lesson focuses on the care of a variety of pets, and the various reasons why people have pets (some for comfort, others for a medical purpose, etc.). During this unit, children had the opportunity to explore more about the b
The Hello Body Module is a comprehensive social emotional learning (SEL) curriculum that targets Common Core Standards as well as specific SEL goals that are becoming increasingly popular in many states across America. It contains all of the Hello Body products availible for individual purchase at M
The One Quiet Minute Module is a comprehensive social emotional learning (SEL) curriculum that targets Common Core Standards as well as specific SEL goals that are becoming increasingly popular in many states across America. This multimedia kit includes a semesters worth of teaching resources to enr
Interactive Notebook - Literature Study - Close Reads - Literary Essay- Craftivities - Posters - Bookmarks - Writing Prompts and Papers
Use this great bundle to infuse your classroom community with positive values and behaviors!
Bullyproof kids? Exactly what we’re interested in creating! Strong