Activities for Building Character & Social Emotional Learning (Grades 6-8)
Activities for Building Character & Social-Emotional Learning Grades 6-8
The guide provides specific, easy-to-use activities that allow students to have conversations, learn through inquiry, and feel empowered to change through self-monitoring of their creative thinking. Students use creative ways, including art, drama, writing, music, and reading, to express themselves and reflect on their experiences.
Me and my school community—what I need at school, cool rules, and respecting differences
Discovering our feelings—character building, dealing with anger, stress, and attitude makes a difference
My support system—friendship factors, stress stoppers, peer pressure, and people who care about me
Respect yourself and others—the language of respect, blaming, compassion, and private space
Bullying—being cool enough to care, bully survey, courage to be a positive bystander, and how to handle bullies
Teaming up for success—accountability, leadership, verbal and nonverbal communication, and cooperation
Conflict resolution—keeping my cool, problem solving steps, and team spirit
The power to choose—targeting good choices, learning from my choices, thinking before acting, and making a difference at school
Follow your dreams—positive role models, using my gifts and talents, self-discipline, and setting goals
This book is also part of the Activities for Building Character and Social-Emotional Learning Set. To learn more about the set see product 1946A.