Sunday, October 19, 2008

Week Nine

Lesson Plans, Week 9

Monday, Oct. 20
5 & 6 Finish up Quote Books
4 Make mini-quote book

Tuesday, Oct. 21
Responsibility: Goal Setting & Being Organized. What does responsibility LOOK like?
Book Bag Take Over!
In teams, students will empty out, sort and organize an out of control book bag.

Wednesday, Oct. 22
Responsibility Reflection: Chalk Talk (from the inservice)
Questions:
1. What is one responsibility that you have this year that you are really good at?
2. What are some ways to achieve goals that you set for yourself?
3. Your friend is always borrowing pencils and paper from you and never gives you anything back! What can you do?
4. Do you agree with this…
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. -Jesse Owens
5. What do you think this means…
Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Begin Citizenship, go over handout and briefly discuss trait.

Thursday, Oct. 23
Additional Citizenship Handouts for CE Journal…& Election Lesson.
Preview for tomorrow: Share Pinwheels For Peace website.
Ask students to think about the 3 character traits they would like to develop in themselves.

Friday, Oct. 24
ALL: Character Pinwheels: Which 3 traits will you focus on for the rest of the year? Create a pinwheel of three colors to represent your goals.
Class Celebration! Treats, Reflection and Fun!

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