Title: Bullies Beware
"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.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 120: PS:C1.11 - learn coping skills for managing life events
Title: You Can Do It!
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!
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 107: PS:B1.10 - identify alternative ways of achieving goals
Title: I'm "Thumbody"
Through the activity of making a thumb print and drawing a picture of themselves around it, students will identify differences between themselves and others in the class.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 94: PS:A2.5 - recognize and respect differences in various family configurations
Title: Show and Tell
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.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 95: PS:A2.6 - use effective communications skills
Title: We are Unique
In a classroom guidance setting the counselor and students will discuss how their hands are similar and how they are different.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 104: PS:B1.7 - demonstrate a respect and appreciation for individual and cultural differences
Title: Investigating Names to Explore Personal History and Cultural Traditions
Students investigate the meanings and origins of their names in order to establish their own personal histories and to explore the cultural significance of naming traditions.