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Character Building Activities for Kids: Ready-to-Use Character Educational Lessons & Activities for the Elementary Grades

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This straight-forward resource gives teachers, counselors, and parents over 140 common-sense lessons with reproducible activities for developing traits selected as representative of good character, such as honesty, generosity and fairness. This guide is organized into three sections focusing on respect for self, respect for others, and a positive outlook on life. Each lesson defines a specific character trait, shows children how to recognize the trait, and provides opportunities for children to apply the trait in...

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Overview

This straight-forward resource gives teachers, counselors, and parents over 140 common-sense lessons with reproducible activities for developing traits selected as representative of good character, such as honesty, generosity and fairness. This guide is organized into three sections focusing on respect for self, respect for others, and a positive outlook on life. Each lesson defines a specific character trait, shows children how to recognize the trait, and provides opportunities for children to apply the trait in their own daily lives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130425850
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 455,199
  • Product dimensions: 8.22 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Meet the Author

Darlene Mannix (B.S. in Education, Taylor University; M.S. in Learning Disabilities, Indiana University) has been both a special and regular classroom teacher for the past 20 years. Her teaching assignments have included multicategorical resource rooms, a pilot program for language disordered children, emotionally handicapped classes for elementary students, and inclusion teacher for middle school learning disabled students. She has written many practical resources for teachers.

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Table of Contents

About This Book.

How To Use This Book.

Section I: Having Respect for Yourself.

Part 1: Honesty.

Part 2: Promise-Keeping.

Part 3: Humility.

Part 4: Responsibility.

Part 5: Best Effort.

Part 6: Personal Health.

Section II: Having Respect for Others.

Part 7: Peace-Seeking.

Part 8: Generosity.

Part 9: Compassion.

Part 10: Forgiving.

Part 11: Understanding Others (Another's Point of View).

Part 12: Loyalty.

Section III: Having a Positive Outlook.

Part 13: Sense of Humor.

Part 14: Fairness.

Part 15: Open-Minded.

Part 16: Initiative.

Part 17: Optimistic.

Part 18: Risk-Taking.

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