Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning

Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning
Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning
Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning
Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning
Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning
Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning
Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning
Actions Show Others Who We Are - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning
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Readers With Character is an integrated social skills and character education curriculum for the general education elementary classroom teacher. These lessons work best with students in Kindergarten through third grade.

Included in THIS resource...
This is ONE WEEK of the Readers With Character curriculum. Weeks can be done in isolation, which is why I am listing them separately in addition to the GROWING BUNDLE which will eventually include all 40 weeks of the school year.

This week's book: The Way I Act by Steve Metzger
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Overview:
This book is a collection of actions/characteristics of a person, described in rhyming verse. Through dialogue, illustrations, and examples, your students will explore their meanings.

The book provides us with a prime opportunity to talk with our students about the difference between our feelings and our actions. Through this book, your students will begin to understand that the things they do show other people what kind of person they are.
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Focus of the week: Our actions show others who we are.
This resource includes 5 days (15 minutes each) of lessons surrounding the focus and mentor text. Your students will:

★ Listen to the read aloud (you, if you own the book -OR- find a YouTube reading!). Question and discussion prompts included.

★ Engage in conversations and reflections during class meetings. Suggested discussion topics and questions are included.

★ Watch a related video clip and begin to generalize the focus of the week. Question/discussion prompts included.

★ Engage in a hands-on activity (this week-- a Picture/Word Match)

★ Complete a student journal that anchors your discussions, includes reflections on new learning, and informs families about your weekly focus in the Home Connection.

BONUS MATERIALS:
★ Modified version of Picture/Word match
★ Mini-Anchor charts for each of the 13 characteristics; includes word, simple definition, and picture. Use as anchor charts or make into a mini-book.

Check out the full-year curriculum by clicking here.

Why Do I Need This Resource?
More and more, teachers are experiencing challenges as they try to create a community of well managed, kind and respectful learners within their classroom. Without that community, it is so hard to effectively teach all of the academic skills that we are required to!

Character education is so important - children spend most of their waking hours at school, so it is our job to model good character, to teach them right from wrong and kind from unkind. What may come as “natural” to us does not always come natural to our students. They need to be explicitly taught norms of being a person with character.

"Yeah, right. 'Aint nobody got time for that!"- You.
What if I told you that you could effectively and meaningfully integrate character education into your routine using mentor texts, and cover 40 different aspects of good character and social skills throughout your school year... all in just 15 minutes per day? It's true!

So what would a typical week look like?
Monday: Tell students what the focus of the week will be. (ie: respect for each other and the classroom) Read the specified mentor text to your students, or show a video read-aloud of the book from the internet.

Tuesday: Hold a classroom meeting where you will remind students of the focus, and begin to generalize the story so it can apply to your focus. Students will draw and/or write their understanding of the focus of the week in their journals.

Wednesday: Students will view a video clip. Then, another community building classroom meeting will be held to talk about how the video clip relates to the focus of the week.

Thursday: Students will engage in an activity to reinforce the focus of the week. (ie: a skit to model the focus of the week, building an anchor chart together, or making a song etc..)

Friday: Students will draw and/or write about their new learning by completing prompts in their journal. Then, students will take their journals home and share the ‘Home Connection’ with their families.

I encourage you to download the preview to get a better idea of what all is included in not only this individual weekly plan, but also in the growing bundle!

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Are you looking for other character education lessons?

➡ Are you looking for lessons about being respectful?
Check out Readers With Character: What if Everybody Did That?

➡ Are you looking for lessons about being unique?
Check out Readers With Character: Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun

➡ Are you looking for lessons about whole body listening?
Check out Readers With Character: Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker

➡ Are you looking for lessons about tattling vs. reporting?
Check out Readers With Character: Don't Squeal Unless It's a Big Deal

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