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A great lesson on respect and integrity. I actually just used it with my daughter to show how lying hurts forever. {major approval from my husband as well, he asked "that was awesome, where did you find that?!!}

from More Than a Worksheet

freebie friday and good character bingo

I think this woud go well with teaching student how to be good citizens as well as students....Great way to establish class behavior expectations at beginning of the year.

from 3rd Grade Thoughts

Bosses vs. Leaders Lesson + Freebies

Bosses vs. Leaders Lesson-- a sorting activity that's great to do whole-class to show the difference between "boss" and "leader" language and behavior (Freebies included)

Give kids a "Secret Service" mission. Tell them for 1 week, they have to do something for someone else without "blowing their cover." A fun, interactive way to get kids serving others.

Another pinner said: I put a box like this on my desk last year and it was ALWAYS full of notes, stories and drawings from my kids. If they began to tell a story during a lesson I'd say "oh! box!" This way I heard the story AND kept the lesson going

Glitter germs lesson. This ties in w/ the health curriculum, but I'd use it at the start of year to stress the importance of handwashing. Glitter mixed with hand sanitizer. Teacher uses it, pretends to cough, and then shakes hands with 1 student. The students then shake eachothers hands and see how the glitter "germs" spread. Discuss proper hand washing after