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For we all can be successful when we work as a team. Click here for additional stanzas of this rap created by two teachers -- or have your own students write additional lyrics.
Brainstorm a list of respect-related words and let them go -- see what they can do! Before introducing this week's new lessons, here are a few ideas to start your students thinking and talking about respect: Have students work as a class or in small groups to brainstorm responses to the question, What does "respect" mean to me?
Will they mention the "Golden Rule" -- treat others the way you would like to be treated -- as a simple definition of the word? Have students make a list of synonyms for the word respect. For example, esteem, honor, regard, value, cherish, appreciate, admire, praise, compliment Share books in which respect is a clear theme.
You will find additional activities at the bottom of this page, but first we want to leap right into our: Five lessons for teaching about respect Click each of the five lesson headlines below for a complete teaching resource. Appropriate grade levels for each lesson appear in parentheses.Writing Activities.
Young learners building their literary skills will benefit from both group and individual writing activities. Collaborative writing activities like recipe and story crafting bring students together to constructively critique grammar and spelling.
ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities.
Let's face it, learning to write complete sentences is not that fun, so I like to incorporate lots of activities to help teach this concept besides just sitting and writing - we play games, use interactive PowerPoints, and more!
Once these foundations are in place, we move on to our first writing genre. How Kids Learn in First Grade. Understanding an Abstract World First graders move slowly from a world of play into a world of symbols and concepts (with a lot of backtracking along the way).
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I put my first graders into three groups and gave each group a piece of butcher paper with person, place and thing written on each paper. One group wrote five nouns that named people, one group wrote nouns that named places and the other wrote nouns that named things.