Help students realize that it is OK to be different and SPECIAL with this unique self-esteem lesson. The lesson begins by telling a story (included) about a time when you got a bag of jelly beans as a reward. Showing the bag of beans (topper included) you relate a special message that is on the bag about why being different makes people unique and special. Students then use the lesson as a springboard for a writing/ writer's workshop lesson about why they are special.
This download includes:
*Lesson Plan Steps w/ Common Core Standards
*Jelly bean intro story
*PRINTABLE Jelly bean bag toppers (to make bags for students)
*2- "I'm Special Because I'm Different" writing papers (1 w/primary lines, 1/plain lines)
*Patterns and instructions for making the jelly bean character to display writing.
Easter Jelly Beans Writing