ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: Hey! I'm Talking To You!!
Description: Effective communication skills are a key component for successful self-advocacy, empowerment and leadership. This lesson will teach high school students the types of communication, how to understand one's audience, and ways to utilize appropriate tone, timing and words. The goal is for students to apply use of communication skills, so the lesson will incorporate role playing exercises for various settings.
ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Character Cartoons
Digital Tool: Comic Creator
Digital Tool Description: Comic creator is a student interactive tool that can be found on readwritethink.org. This tool works better with students in grades 4 or higher.
Title: How would you feel?
Digital Tool: Cyberbullying
Digital Tool Description: This game instructs students on the best way to handle or respond to cyberbullying.
"Bullies Beware" reminds students of all the people who have died because of bullying and that this is not the way to handle being bullied. It focuses on what a bully is, what comprises violence, and how a victim can feel better about them self.
Bullies Beware 2
Bullies Beware 2 gives tips on how to stop bullying. Since all bullies are different, different methods are used for different people. Then this vodcast gives ideas on what a witness should do if they see someone being bullied. Lots of people stand around doing nothing when bullying occurs. It's important to help the people being bullied to get rid of bullying in a school.
Thinkfinity Learning Activities
Subject: Language Arts
Title: The Barbie doll was unveiled in 1959.
Description: Students explore body image and advertising through an activity where they bring in pictures from magazines that they read and discuss gender representations in the media.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 7,8,9,10,11,12