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: The One-Minute Praise
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."
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 97: PS:A2.8 - learn how to make and keep friends
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: What Can I Do?
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.
Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 3: Describe how rules provide order, security, and safety in the home, school, and community.
Title: Character Cartoons
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[CG1] (0-12) 119: PS:C1.10 - learn techniques for managing stress and conflictDigital 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: The Barbie doll was unveiled in 1959.
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.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 104: PS:B1.7 - demonstrate a respect and appreciation for individual and cultural differences