The Responsible Global Citizens workbook series offers a comprehensive guide for teachers to integrate social, emotional, cultural and academic learning into the upper elementary classroom. The lessons offered in each part of this series can also be expanded on for other grade levels. Each workbook is a complete unit filled with descriptions, sequences, and worksheets that meet English Language Arts standards to support teachers in facilitating fun and educational projects and lessons.
The 5-unit workbook series scaffolds social, emotional and cultural learning beginning with cultural identity, incorporating critical thinking, communication, ownership, and resulting in service-learning. The capstone book of the series, Know My World Evaluation Guidebook, includes an evaluation rubric and leads teachers through an evaluation and assessment process. In addition, this guidebook also provides helpful tips and strategies for evaluating social, emotional and cultural projects at any grade level.
Workbooks can be purchased individually or as a package and all proceeds go to funding the Know My World EveryWorld Initiative, a twice-a-year program that facilitates guided virtual exchanges for teachers all over the globe.
Unit 4: Conscious Communication: Choosing Words
How can you improve the quality of your words? How do your words affect others? Helping students learn how to express themselves and to choose vocabulary that accurately conveys their emotions is critical to any curriculum. Conscious Communication support teachers in expanding on students’ ability to communicate clearly with others across differences and to take ownership and accountability for their words. Using informational reading, story-telling and role-playing, demonstrate increased strategies for effective global citizenship.
-Vocabulary and Definitions
-Activities for Creating a Safe Space
-Common Core ELA Standards