"The Fire Bearer" Moral Compass, William Bennett, p. 408-409
"True Greatness" - C.E. Flynn G.E. Manual, p. 18
LEXICON: Suggest use of one of the following methods;
- Student leader finds the word in a dictionary.
- Provide individual dictionaries.
- Display dictionary page on Interactive board.
- Access through use of media device.
- Write the word.
- Define the word.
- Find synonyms.
- Find antonyms.
Word Wall Vocabulary: benevolent
Note: Reference Lexicon Resource
Vocabulary (P #8, 11)
Create a list of words associated with
Use the Cooperative Learning Structure, Round Table Writing.
As a class Identify different areas within the school - i.e. gym, cafeteria, etc. and/or community. Assign each group an area to brainstorm ways to be of service.
Have reporters from each group present their poster ideas. Allow two minutes or less for presentations.
Extension: Have students select one or more idea and create an implementation plan.
Round Table Writing (P 3,5,6)
Materials: Chart paper, markers for each group.
Directions: Divide students into groups of 3-5. Have each group select a reporter.
Pre-write or have students write the selected topic for brainstorming in the center of chart paper. On your signal students begin writing and illustrating their ideas. After a designated time, the reporter presents the group poster ideas to the class.
Option: Have groups rotate between the posters to generate more ideas.
Some of the online videos have brief advertisements attached at the beginning that may be inappropriate for viewing by students and need to be cued before showing.