We have a poem a week and I laminate the poem they are on sentence strips and used in my pocket chart. I give the students a copy each Monday morning of that weeks poem. They put it into their poetry spiral notebook.
Discussing Prejudice and Discrimination Engaging students in dialogue about prejudice and discrimination is a very powerful tool in combating hate and bullying and ensuring respectful classrooms and schools.
Such dialogues can be led by classroom teachers, school social workers or counselors, or by other students trained to lead and facilitate dialogue. Bullying Role Play and Practicing Intervention In this video, students use role-playing scenarios to depict experiences with prejudice or name-calling and practice effective interventions to combat or stop the bullying or harassment.
This process can be an effective tool to use with students in your own classroom and school. This lesson is part of the Not In Our School Video Action Kit, a comprehensive toolkit featuring films, lessons, and resources designed to motivate students to speak out against bullying, and create new ways to make their schools safe for everyone.
Documenting Communities through Interviews and Film The students profiled in this video acted as documentarians for their local community and its changing demographics, attitudes and experiences.
The students used this data to inform their efforts to promote mutual respect and equality in their school. Providing students with the opportunity to research and explore the history of civil and social justice issues in their own communities can be a powerful tool for learning and reflection.
Student-led Assembly to Shatter Stereotypes In this video, students created an assembly performance that included individual presentations, role-playing scenarios and musical performances.
Any or all of these efforts represent exciting and creative ways for students to contribute their voice and perspectives to important social justice issues.
As this is a big undertaking, please review the following guidelines to assist in your planning and implementation. Public Art as an Avenue for Respect and Social Justice As a result of the murder of Marcelo Lucero, there were many positive efforts in the community to embrace diversity and build respect for all.
One of these was the creation of public art to reflect feelings and attitudes about the murder and to create a positive and hopeful message for the future.
The use of art can be a wonderful way for students to express ideas about diversity, respect and social justice concerns. The following guideline provides instruction on how to lead such a process with students. This activity process will need to take place over several class periods or student-group meetings.
If not an art teacher, consider joining with one to assist and support this process. Student Leadership Against Hate, Ideas for Active Participation While the students profiled in this video had a catalyst prompting them to hold a community anti-hate rally, this is not necessary to engage students or the larger community in conversations and learning about diversity and respect.
In fact, establishing these principals as priorities in your school -- to be discussed and affirmed not only in times of crisis -- can be very powerful in preventing incidents from occurring or if they do, to know there are established channels of support and response.I used to plan my day-to-day lessons like this: Jot notes on what I wanted to teach each day of the week.
Amend as needed. That’s it. Let’s be honest. Who’s got time to write full lesson plans? For every class? Five days a week? There’s no way to know what’ll happen Friday when so much. View a selection from our Lesson Plans of the Day featture below. Or, if you are interested in viewing lessons by subject, click on one of the following pages.
When writing your lesson plan, this is the section where you explicitly delineate how you will present the lesson's concepts to your students. Your methods of Direct Instruction could include reading a book, displaying diagrams, showing real-life examples of the subject matter, or using props.
Attach a copy of any handouts or worksheets. Then you will have everything together for the lesson. Tips for Writing Lesson Plans. A variety of lesson plan templates can be found in your education classes, from colleagues, or on the Internet.
This is a case where it isn't cheating to use somebody else's work. You'll be doing plenty to make it your own. ProTeacher! Poetry lesson plans for elementary school teachers in grades K-6 including point of view, imagery activities, programs and thematic units, metaphor and simile skills curriculum, classroom and teaching ideas resources.
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades , students use BrainPOP resources to explore genre, allegory, and point of view in Madeleine L’Engle’s book “A Wrinkle in Time.”.