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K-6 Brief Description Students learn about the importance of good character and express desired character traits through a personalized art activity. Objectives Explore the qualities of good character within a supportive, safe environment Identify qualities of good character they would like to strengthen in themselves Time Choose either the full body cut-out or the heart cut-out.
Two minute sessions for full body cut-out One minute session for heart cut-out Materials Needed Butcher block paper enough for a body tracing for each student OR to inch heart shape drawn on a piece of construction paper one for each student Colored pencils, crayons, markers include shimmery gold, silver, or bronze Chalk or white board Tape measure Scissors Optional: Book that introduces the idea of positive character see suggestions under Extend the Lesson below Optional: If needed, identify the space in which the full body tracing will be done.
Have a volunteer take three students at a time to the gym, library, or hallway. Use the classroom if pushing furniture to the side is an option.
Have an older class help a younger class do the tracing and cutting. Lesson Plan Part 1: Discussion Points 10 minutes Note: An easy way to ensure success in a discussion is to have everyone write things down to share. Qualities of good character.
Qualities of good character in others.
How does it make you feel when you see someone behaving this way? Which ones are a bit more challenging? Do you think it is the same for everyone?
Raise your hand if you have one of these that you would like to see grow in yourself.
Written Activity 5 minutes 1. Now write three qualities of good character that you would like to strengthen or grow. Save this paper to refer to after the cut-outs are done.
Full body cut-out 25 minutes a. Working in groups of two or three, students trace and cut out an outline of their entire bodies.
Each student will then add: Referring back to the paper with their chosen qualities, students will write one of their strong qualities on each limb of the cut-out. Heart cut-out 5 minutes Each student will cut out a large to inch heart.
In the heart, use the shimmery gold, silver, or bronze markers to write the words on their lists: Extend the Lesson Read.
Students can post their cut-outs in the school hallway outside the classroom. Or, let students create flowers with their names on the stem and their chosen qualities on the petals.
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