ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12), or Health (5), or Technology Education (K - 5)
Title: Bullying is Whack...Get on the Right Track!
Description: In this lesson, students will research several prevention and intervention techniques of bullying. By using the information gained through an interactive game on ways to prevent bullying, an interactive bullying book app, and various websites, students will create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to share this information with others.
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.
Subject: Character Education (K - 12), or Counseling and Guidance (K - 12), or Information Literacy (K - 12), or Technology Education (6 - 12)
Title: Cell Phones: Immoral, Illegal, or Just Plain Rude?
Description: Cell phones, love them or hate them, most everyone (especially students) think they can't live without one. Lines for usage are blurred for students who have no memory of never having a portable phone to use. This lesson is designed for upper middle and high students to examine ethical, moral and health issues involving cell phone use.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
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