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CHALLENGE COMPLETED

When you have completed your “challenge,” submit your name on this Google Form to be entered into a weekly drawing for the “Soaring Eagle” award.  The class winner will be awarded the small eagle mascot and will bring it to the flag salute the following week to pass it on to the new class winner.

Recognition

The SOAR Award:

Be on the lookout for one kid who displays outstanding behavior with SOAR during the month of May. Use this Google Form to nominate your student at the end of the month or sometime before October 31st. These students will be recognized at the following Flag Salute, take a group photo for display in the front office, and receive a small gift of appreciation. :)

Suggestions :)

Please contribute any suggestions you may have for books, videos, improvements, etc. on this Google Form

Thanks! 

Teacher Resources

What Is Responsibility

 

Earth Day, Every Day Mindset...

 

Earth Day Word Search, primary grades

Earth Day Fill Find, primary grades

Earth Day Pledge, all grades

 

BrainPop Jr: Citizenship (grades K-2)

BrainPop: Citizenship (grades 4-5)

 

8 Amazing Kids! Stories to share.

Kids Make a Difference. Stories to share. 

Responsibility

Whatever Happens Take Responsibility
 

Responsibility

Do what you are supposed to doPlan ahead

Be diligent  Persevere 

Do your bestUse self-control • Be self-disciplinedThink before you act 

Be accountable for your words, actions, and attitudes

Set a good example for others

Challenge Activity-October 2018

Activity/Project:  

 

1) Watch the inspirational video on Ryan's Recycling Company

 

2) Stuff We Sort at Lunch! Click on the attached document for the lesson plan, “Stuff We Sort At Lunch” and complete the activity.  Again, please adapt the lesson to best fit the needs of your kids.

 

The activity in a nutshell:

  1. #1-5 in the lesson, summarize/condense the background information for your students for your specific grade (provided).

  2. Go to #6 in the lesson “Activity: Make a poster showing which color bins different items go in,” and complete the activity. See the attached photo or the one in the lesson on page 4, as a visual.

 

Recycling Guide
 

 

Another chart idea for a sorting activity:

Sort Your Lunch
 

Social Justice Books

A is for Activist 

by Innnosanto Nagara

A is for Activist


Other Books:

Juice Box Bully

by Maria Dismondy

The Juice Box Bully

Tell the Truth B.B. Wolfe 

by Judy Sierra

Tell the Truth
 

Digital Citizenship

Rings of Responsibility  (grades 3-5)

 

Super Digital Citizen (grades 3-5)

Newsela

Quotes

"Think Green!"


"We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.” Ancient proverb


"Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."  ~ JFK


"If you mess up, 'fess up!" ~ Author Unknown 


"The price of greatness is responsibility!" Winston Churchill 

Videos

Videos:

Going Green” song. Great for primary grades, k-3

Man vs Earth” song. Great for Upper grades, 4-5

How Composting Helps Saves the Environment, grades 3-5

Composting for Kids with Peppa Pig, primary grades, k-3

Peppa Pig Recycling, all grades

@ Home for Kids/Parents

4KidsRecycling Roundup Online Game

4KidsRecycling Waste Online Game 

4Kids: Recycling is Fun with These Online Games

 

4Parents: Are You Teaching Kids Responsibility? 50 simple challenges to get you started. 

4Parents: Kids Health, Responsibility

4Parents: GarbageInvestigate What Happens When You Throw It Out With 25 Projects

Garbage