What Do You Stand For? for Kids

A Guide to Building Character: Easy Read Comfort Edition

Author: Barbara A. Lewis

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1442950064

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 308

View: 1953

Character Building Day by Day

180 Quick Read-Alouds for Elementary School and Home

Author: Anne D. Mather,Louise B. Weldon

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575428768

Category: Education

Page: 204

View: 1460

In elementary schools across the country, teachers are expected to provide at least five minutes of character education each day. This book makes it easy to meet that requirement in a meaningful way. It includes 180 character vignettes—five for each of the 36 weeks in the school year—grouped by trait. Each features kids in real-life situations making decisions that reflect their character. Each is short enough to be read aloud; all can be used as starting points for discussion, to support an existing character education program, or as the basis for an independent program. An excellent tool for the classroom or the character-conscious home.

Being Your Best

Character Building for Kids 7-10

Author: Barbara A. Lewis,Marjorie Lisovskis

Publisher: Free Spirit Pub

ISBN: 9781575420639

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 165

View: 9183

Text, anecdotes, and activities introduce and discuss how to build important character traits, such as caring, citizenship, cooperation, courage, fairness, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

Character Builders

Books and Activities for Character Education

Author: Elizabeth Knowles,Martha Smith

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591583707

Category: Education

Page: 137

View: 6280

Recommends six hundred books that encourage character traits such as responsibility, perseverance, and cooperation, and contains categorized entries that give a synopsis of each book.

What Do You Stand For? for Kids

A Guide to Building Character

Author: Barbara A. Lewis,Marjorie Lisovskis

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575421747

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 165

View: 1203

Describes positive character traits such as fairness, honesty, and respect and presents ways of developing them through various activities.

A to Z Character Education for the Classroom

Author: Sherry L. Hoffman

Publisher: Ferne Press

ISBN: 9781938326165

Category: Education

Page: 143

View: 4971

Using the powerful bucketfilling messages found in Carol McCloud's first book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids, author Sherry Hoffman crafts exciting and ingenious ways to use reading strategies, vocabulary instruction, and extended activities which encourages students to develop excellent character traits. This activity workbook can be used for all elementary and middle school classrooms and offers many positive ways to instill bucketfilling into the lives of the readers.

Word of the Week

36 Weeks of Focused Character Building

Author: Erainna Winnett

Publisher: Counseling with Heart

ISBN: 9780692225622


Page: 80

View: 8551

(Grades 3-12) Word of the Week: 36 Weeks of Focused Character Building provides school counselors and educators with an easy way to integrate character building into your weekly lesson planning. It features thirty-six different character traits and behaviors addressing the Common Core standards in English/Language Arts through daily writing prompts. Word of the Week is a creatively designed resource book that puts a year of character building at your fingertips. Each week's character word includes: - a focus word and its definition - an inspiring thought for the week - an engaging class activity - stimulating daily writing prompts This book is an invaluable resource that provides thought-provoking activities to engage students' creativity and foster reflection, compassion, and integrity. Busy school counselors and teachers will appreciate its straightforward approach to character building. The activities are flexible enough for school-wide implementation or individual classroom application.

Building Character with True Stories from Nature

Author: Barbara A. Lewis

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575426501

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 2921

This flexible resource combines character education with analogies to powerful stories from nature. The heart of each of the book’s 25 lessons is an engaging story, written to kids, describing a particular animal or plant and its distinctive qualities. Busy classroom teachers will like this book’s accessibility and flexibility. Kids can read a story individually or in groups, or follow along as the teacher reads it aloud. Accompanying each story, teachers will find several activities—most of them quick, easy, and requiring few supplies—that further investigate animals or plants and the connections between their qualities and human behaviors. Every lesson examines several main character traits, providing starting points and sample questions for discussing and exploring analogies between events in nature and human acts of character. Features include a chart cross-referencing lessons to specific character traits and a list of further resources. Digital content contains more than 75 reproducible forms, a complete bonus lesson, and a color photograph of each animal and plant.

20 Teachable Virtues

Practical Ways to Pass on Lessons of Virtue and Character to Your Children

Author: Barbara C. Unell

Publisher: Perigee

ISBN: 9780399519598

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 7024

Discusses how parents can make the most of their time together with their children to teach them important lessons of virtue

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

25th Anniversary Edition

Author: Bill Martin, Jr.,Eric Carle

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780805017441

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 1212

Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.

Daily Character Education Activities, Grades 4 - 5

180 Lessons for Each Day of the School Year

Author: Becky Daniel-White,Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Pub Llc

ISBN: 9780887242076

Category: Education

Page: 64

View: 8175

Presents activites for fourth and fifth grade students organized by ten character traits including compassion, integrity, respect, and fairness.

180 Days of Character

Author: Donna B. Forrest

Publisher: Youthlight

ISBN: 9781889636108

Category: Education

Page: 180

View: 2650

The Hero Club

52 Weekly Stories to Share With Your Children About Courage, Compassion, Honesty and Other Character Traits That Will Inspire Kids to Be Heroes

Author: Ferah Ozbek

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781545317747


Page: 162

View: 2494

Black & White illustrations (Download all 52 color illustrations for free on ferahozbek.com/hero) 52 Black & White Illustrations: Unlock Meaningful Conversations with Your Children, Opening the Door to a Well-Rounded Life - Here's How What lasts longer than an Xbox, a laptop, and the hottest video game launch? Character. Trying to install this nine-letter ideal in your children's lives is difficult, no doubt about it. But we must carry out this task well, for the sake of our children. Building character is our top priority as parents because it does something remarkable: it guarantees a legacy. Let's build the right one, together. After all, they're worth it. Enter, Stage Right: The Hero Club Here's something to put on your iCal: reading The Hero Club with your children, laughing with them, and adding your own experiences to the lessons. Sure, The Hero Club: 52 Weekly Stories to Share with Your Children about Courage, Compassion, Honesty and other Character Traits that will Inspire Kids to be Heroes. The Hero Club is awesome on its own. When you pick up a copy, your youngsters will discover many fantastic stories, lessons, and insights, including: How a little time doing chores with Grandma opens the door for new thoughts on wisdom Why tolerance is truly at the core of American life How the temptation to ignore schoolwork deadlines leads to a need to become accountable, for life A sweet group of friends learning from each other, making these lessons stick around for the long term And when all else fails, Mom and Dad save the day And much more... Again, this is a book best read together with your little ones. Think of it as a convenient conversation starter for those necessary talks our kids really need. As they grow up, become adults, and start families of their own, they will look back fondly on those heartfelt conversations of days gone by. The best part? These lessons will set the foundation of life for the next generation, making it truly the gift that keeps on giving! Buy your copy of The Hero Club: 52 Weekly Stories to Share with Your Children about Courage, Compassion, Honesty and other Character Traits that will Inspire Kids to be Heroes. Simply scroll up and click the buy button.

Book Scavenger

Author: Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 162779526X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

View: 8237

A New York Times-Bestseller! For twelve-year-old Emily, the best thing about moving to San Francisco is that it's the home city of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, book publisher and creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger (a game where books are hidden in cities all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles). Upon her arrival, however, Emily learns that Griswold has been attacked and is now in a coma, and no one knows anything about the epic new game he had been poised to launch. Then Emily and her new friend James discover an odd book, which they come to believe is from Griswold himself, and might contain the only copy of his mysterious new game. Racing against time, Emily and James rush from clue to clue, desperate to figure out the secret at the heart of Griswold's new game—before those who attacked Griswold come after them too. This title has Common Core connections.

Building Character

One Virtue at a Time

Author: Randy Traeger

Publisher: Deep River Books LLC

ISBN: 9781940269320

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 352

View: 8028

What mother doesn't want her son to be respectful? What father doesn't want his daughter to be chaste? While Americans might disagree about a lot of things, it seems we are united by a basic set of socially objective virtues that transcends religious and political differences. We can and should use this common ground to help us reconstruct and solidify our moral foundations. Never before have our young people been fed from such a garbage can of media content: vulgarity, violence, drug and alcohol use, and sexual promiscuity. It's no wonder so many of us are sick. To obtain emotional, social, and spiritual health, we need a model for life that is based on virtue. Building Character One Virtue at a Time contains a treasure trove of inspiring quotes, stories, and essays about 52 unique virtues. Readers will begin to form a more virtuous self image as they identify who they truly are, where they belong, and where they need to go in order to be contributing members of our society and to live fulfilled lives.

The Character Builder's Bible

60 Character-Building Stories from the Bible

Author: Agnes de Bezenac,Salem de Bezenac

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781496423221


Page: 248

View: 4289

The Bible is so much more than just a collection of stories. It is the overarching story of God's love for us, and a practical guide to daily living. The Character Builder's Bible highlights core character traits that can be learned from Bible stories and gives fun, practical ways to live out truths learned in ways that little minds can understand. The art is high quality, and the content addresses Bible stories in a new and fresh way. Parents are looking for ways to build biblical character into their kids, and this book is a great resource to help them with their efforts.

10-Minute Life Lessons for Kids

52 Fun & Simple Games & Activities to Teach Kids

Author: Jamie C. Miller

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006204284X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

View: 1708

52 playful and easy to understand activites to hhelp parents teach children moral lessons that they won't forget A child says, "I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand." 10-Minute Life Lessons for Kids is a book about seeing and doing--a book that gives parents the ability to teach the powerful principles of honesty, trust, generosity, love, and other values. Children will discover the objectives themselves as they actively participate in fun games and activities. The games can be done in any order, with very little planning and with very few supplies--just common objects most people have around the house like toothpicks, string, pennies, or an apple. Some can be done while riding in the car, and others can be expanded to fill a whole evening with family fun. The activities in 10-Minute Life Lessons for Kids will not only create cozy and enjoyable moments of family togetherness, they will have a lasting impact on your growing child.

101 Drama Games and Activities

Author: David Farmer

Publisher: David Farmer

ISBN: 184753841X

Category: Education

Page: 81

View: 4078

Gain access to a personal collection of 101 highly effective drama games and activities suitable for children or adults. Sections include improvisation, mime, ice-breakers, group dynamics, rehearsal, story-telling, voice and warm-ups.

How to win friends & influence people

Author: Dale Carnegie

Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9352613937

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 6945


Ender's Game

Author: Orson Scott Card

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 0765394863

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 1601

This engaging, collectible, miniature hardcover of the Orson Scott Card classic and worldwide bestselling novel, Ender's Game, makes an excellent gift for anyone's science fiction library. “Ender's Game is an affecting novel."—New York Times Book Review Once again, Earth is under attack. An alien species is poised for a final assault. The survival of humanity depends on a military genius who can defeat the aliens. But who? Ender Wiggin. Brilliant. Ruthless. Cunning. A tactical and strategic master. And a child. Recruited for military training by the world government, Ender's childhood ends the moment he enters his new home: Battle School. Among the elite recruits Ender proves himself to be a genius among geniuses. He excels in simulated war games. But is the pressure and loneliness taking its toll on Ender? Simulations are one thing. How will Ender perform in real combat conditions? After all, Battle School is just a game. Isn't it?