Council: CouncilLessonPlans.docx

 
 
 
CouncilLessonPlans.docx
Teacher Planning Resource
 
 
Starting Council in your class? This document details suggested lessons/activities to do with your class at the beginning, middle, and end of the school year during council. Some topics include "getting to know you," bullying, valuing differences, and appreciating others.
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  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
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  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
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  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
  • CouncilLessonPlans.docx
Teacher Planning Resource
 
 
Starting Council in your class? This document details suggested lessons/activities to do with your class at the beginning, middle, and end of the school year during council. Some topics include "getting to know you," bullying, valuing differences, and appreciating others.
 
Academic Culture

Council

Council is a time for my students to share their highs and lows related to academics, and to share what's successful and struggling for them in the class. It is a non-hierarchical forum for discussion. This is important in my classroom because it gives us a powerful practice to understand more fully and appreciate the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions of our classroom. It is a process that continually evolves with each group and in each time in our own developments.  

Strategy Resources (3)
Students In Action
 
 
Teacher Planning Resource
 
 
This sample pacing guide for council breaks down the academic school year into suggested activities taken from the Council Lesson Plans document. It also leaves rooms to address the specific and unique needs of your classroom.
Teacher Planning Resource
 
 
Starting Council in your class? This document details suggested lessons/activities to do with your class at the beginning, middle, and end of the school year during council. Some topics include "getting to know you," bullying, valuing differences, and appreciating others.
Students In Action
 
 
Teacher Planning Resource
 
 
This sample pacing guide for council breaks down the academic school year into suggested activities taken from the Council Lesson Plans document. It also leaves rooms to address the specific and unique needs of your classroom.
Teacher Planning Resource
 
 
Starting Council in your class? This document details suggested lessons/activities to do with your class at the beginning, middle, and end of the school year during council. Some topics include "getting to know you," bullying, valuing differences, and appreciating others.
Mark Montero
Aspire Titan Academy
Los Angeles, CA


 

About this strategy

Prep Time:
Long
Subject:
English / Language Arts
Grade:
Third grade
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