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Labeling

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication

Time Frame:
2 class periods that run 90 minutes each.


 

Summary:
Labeling can have a negative or positive affect on someone. We need to be careful not to label people but take the time to actually get to know the person.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 1 Standard 1

Explain how self-concept and self-esteem are built and preserved and how this relates to the perception of individual strengths and weaknesses.

Materials:
Head bands with descriptions. Six boxes wrapped with items inside. 1 sucker per student rewrapped in a different wrapper. Rocks of different colors. “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein, Magazines, scissors, glue, poster paper

Background For Teachers:
Review over the lesson plan ahead of time to make sure to have all the materials needed for the lesson.

Student Prior Knowledge:
None

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will identify ways they label people and the affect those labels have on individuals. Students will identify their individual differences and share with the class their individuality.

Instructional Procedures:
Teacher may read and select activities they wish to use, or may follow the lesson outline as written.

Attachments

Bibliography:
Utah Curriculum Guide for Adult Roles and Responsibilities

Author:
VIRGINIA NICHOLSON

Created Date :
Jun 06 2003 11:51 AM

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