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Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12), or Health (7)
Title: Bullies Beware
Description: "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. A survey is given out that will later give a school profile on bullying. "Reality Matters" handouts are dispersed, discussed and compared to our local school.


Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: You Can Do It!
Description: A great pep talk, this lesson will provide motivation and inspiration to students through a web-based video and group reflection time.  Students will discuss obstacles to reaching goals and ways in which to overcome those obstacles.  This brief lesson is rich with opportunity for a counselor or teacher to encourage high school students students.  Using this lesson when semester exams or other stressful times are approaching would be a good idea!


Subject: Character Education (K - 12), or Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: The One-Minute Praise
Description: The lesson will show the importance of positive stroking (feedback) for behavior modification. Dr. Ken Blanchard (The One Minute Manager)suggests we "catch people doing something right." To quote Lord Chesterfield's advice: "Make a person like himself/herself a little better and I promise he/she will like you very well indeed."


Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: Show and Tell
Description: This lesson is based on the traditional concept of "show and tell." Its purpose is to point out that each student may enjoy doing something different or playing with something different from the other students in the class.


Thinkfinity Lesson Plans


Subject: Health, Social Studies
Title: What Can I Do?      Add Bookmark
Description: The main goals of this Science NetLinks lesson are to help students identify their feelings, learn how to tell others about their feelings, and learn how this emotional knowledge can help them resolve conflict. The premise of this lesson is that students who learn how to communicate about how they are feeling will be more likely to use communication as a method for resolving conflict.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: K,1,2



Subject: Language Arts
Title: The Barbie doll was unveiled in 1959.      Add Bookmark
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



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