I am Unique Community Circle Activity
THEME: We are all unique, and the diverse ways in which we are unique make us stand out in a crowd.
PURPOSE: This purpose of this lesson is to build a caring community within a classroom. The lesson will encourage students to identify their unique talents, abilities, and strengths and thereby increase self-confidence. The lesson will also encourage students to identify how their classmates’ unique talents, abilities, and strengths add to the learning environment. Hopefully, after discussing and celebrating the unique qualities evident among the classroom, students will develop greater respect for and acceptance of others. This lesson is ideal for the beginning of the year, as it not only introduces each student, but also begins the school year in an open environment that welcomes ALL students.
Students will be able to :
a. define the word unique.
b. identify ways Monique made herself unique.
c. discuss ways they are individually unique.
d. identify ways the classroom benefits from a unique blend of individuals in the classroom.
This product includes the following:
Community Circle Mini Lesson Plan and Procedures
I am Unique Student Project Sheet
Student: Face Template
Character Traits Reference Sheet