– Caring for and trusting others
Teacher: “Never above you.
Never below you.”
Students: “Always beside you.”
Lexicon: Suggest use one of the following methods:
- Student leader finds the word in a dictionary.
- Use of individual dictionaries.
- Display dictionary page on Interactive board.
- Access dictionary through use of media device.
- Write the word.
- Define the word.
- Find synonyms
- Find antonyms.
Note: Reference Lexicon Resource
Leader: Present a small paperback book in good condition.
Ask: “What makes a book valuable?” Allow discussion. Then, begin to abuse the book, wrinkle pages, step on it, fold down corners, call the book stupid and finally toss it aside.
Ask: “How did I show disrespect for this book?” Allow discussion. Consider using brief pair/share after asking question.
State: “Disrespect is abuse. Respect is an attitude of acceptance and inclusion.
Recite Expectation #1.
Pair Share: (P 3,5,6)
1 – If students are seated on floor: Designate ‘elbow buddies’.
2 - If students are seated at tables: Assign table partner.
3 - If students are standing: Have students walk around and on a designated signal, find a partner near them. Those students without a partner raise their hands and find one.
4 - Have pairs share with each other, then with other pairs, other teams, or the entire group.
Have students complete the 4 Square Writing Prompt. Collect. This writing may provide the leader with sensitive areas students are currently dealing with and may help the leader with insight into student’s writing abilities.
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.