A creative list of fantastic ways to teach character traits and enhance reading skills.
FREEBIE: Character Education Coloring Pages
5 adorable coloring pages, each with a different character trait you want your students to have! Your students will love coloring these wonderful pages, while contemplating their meaning. Includes: patience, honestly, kindness, courage and respect.
Teaching Character Traits
Often times, when kids read a story, they’ll love a certain character, relate to the character and learn valuable lessons. But sometimes, the most valuable lessons are buried deep within a story’s framework, which means that kids need reading strategies to best understand a story and character’s full value. One such reading strategy is determining character traits. This is important because it allows students to examine characters and their growth, helps them obtain more meaning out of texts and helps them become more conscientious readers. Here are a list of steps to help with teaching character traits. Brainstorm Vocabulary for Traits and Emotions There is a long list of adjectives we can use to describeContinue reading
Kidpreneur – Teach Kids Entrepreneurship in 5 Steps
*This post contains affiliate links for convenient viewing* The feeling you’ll get if you’re able to achieve this project will be such a rewarding moment. Inspire your students to think outside the box and become a kidpreneur! You may just spark something in your students that will remain as a life long lesson. What I love about this is that it gives your students character lessons in self confidence, persistence and hard work. Ideally, you can tie these entrepreneur lessons in with a media literacy unit. The two go hand in hand, since students will need to think of such things as target audiences, appealing to consumers, etc. Here are the steps you’ll need to teach kids entrepreneurship.Continue reading