Memory work, recitations, and/or writing occur daily. These enhance character development and effective communication skills while extending curricula.
Implementation Basics | Practice 7 Implementation Evaluation and Goal Setting | Life Principles, Expectations, and Quotes | Hand Sign for Practice 7 | Practice Connections | Characteristics of Implementation with Online Resources | Research | Literature | Vocabulary | Music & Video Links | General Resource Websites | Learning Strategies
“Speech has power. Words do not fade. What starts out as a sound, ends in a deed.” --Abraham Joshua Herschel (printable poster)
Goal Setting Process Documents:
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Click icon for quick access to multiple web resources containing lesson plans, tools for learners, etc.
Click on links to see brief video clips of hand sign.
Practice - Make a palm down ‘A’ and move it back and forth across the left index finger. Seven - With hand out, touch thumb and little finger.
Practice 7 Connections - list of other 17 Practices that are connected to Practice #7
Practice 7 Characteristics of Implementation - Includes links to online resources to assist in implementation under each characteristic.
Practice 7 Research Resources
Implementation Online Resources:
Classic Literature Resources - - Anthology of resources for myths, fables, folk tales, and other classic literature (some interactive)
Famous Recitations, Poetry, and Quote Examples
Integrity Resources - Websites and Other Materials
Cooperation Resources - Elem and MS/HS - Songs, Videos, Websites, Links to supplementary material within the GE website, and Other Materials
Courtesy Resources - Websites and Other Materials
101 Strategies to make vocabulary stick by Marilee Sprenger introduces her book by explaining how important it is that educators across all content areas and grade levels address what she refers as “word poverty.” In fact, she maintains that vocabulary may be the most important content that we teach.
The Boiled Seed Lesson Plan
The Boiled Seed - Additional Resources - Poem, quotes, video
Simplified Goal Setting for The Boiled Seed story
Integrity Life Principle Resources
Simplified Goal Setting Worksheet - Use to analyze and apply life principle/s to any piece of literature.
These links include resources to quotes, lessons, and other resource materials
Cooperation Literature Lessons (printable or multi-media)
Elem Fable 1 and Fable 2
MS/HS Fable 1 and Fable 2 and Lyric Poem
Eight Expectations: Resources include printable posters of Expectation, a printable quote, and sections for literature, vocabulary, music and videos, an introductory activity, a cooperative structure, sign language, self-reflection, celebrations, and a brain break. There are appropriate grade level materials for: Elementary, Middle, and High School.
Expectation Three - We will use good manners, saying, “please,” “thank you,” and “excuse me” and allow others to go first. (printable poster)
Multiple Resources including printables Please select your grade level for resources pertaining to this expectation
“INTEGRITY in Action”
Brainstorm words that describe how Integrity looks, sounds, and feels. In pairs create a list of 10 words that describe integrity.
Join another pair, share lists, and add any new words. Join another group of 4 and repeat. The end result will be a list to be posted in the room for use and reflection.