Teaching kids to be respectful and to have self-respect are very important life skills and virtues. This Character Education Packet is filled with lessons teaching respect and is great for classroom management. TEACHING SUGGESTIONFocus on the virtue of respect throughout the week.
Infographics are great to display throughout the classroom in order to creatively organize and display information. This particular one offers "9 Rules for Digital Citizenship," which is essential to 21st century society. It encompasses digital literacy, financial literacy, media literacy, moral literacy, and global literacy. It offers great outlets for conversations on equal rights, responsible spending, threats with technology, and respectful communication.
Respect, as I mentioned in my last post, comes in lots of different forms. We need to have respect for God, laws, our elders, our peers, our belongings, this planet, ourselves, etc. One way that children learn is through role playing, so I have tried to incorporate this activity into my character development series in a variety of ways. Teaching respect through role playing is one of the many ways…
Groupwork Poster-Task and Social Skills are covered from Mrs. Mc's Shop on TeachersNotebook.com - (1 page) - This poster defines the skills that will are necessary to complete group work. Both the task skills and the social skills are listed. The sign reminds students of the importance of respect and that a positive attitude is essential when working together.