Using Kind words

Grade: 5th Grade
Subject: English
Topic: Using Kind Words

Objective:
Students will be able to use kind words to compliment their classmates, understand the meaning of the chosen words, and transfer their sentences into an electronic journal on an online forum.

Materials Needed:

  • Jar with kind words written on slips of paper
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Student notebooks
  • Computers or tablets for online journal
  1. Introduction (5 minutes):
  • Begin by discussing the importance of using kind words and how they can make others feel good.
  • Explain that today, students will choose kind words from a jar and use them to compliment their classmates.
  1. Word Selection (10 minutes):
  • Pass around the jar containing slips of paper with kind words written on them.
  • Each student will pick a slip of paper and read the word aloud momentariy.
  • Explain the meaning of the word to ensure understanding.
  1. Sentence Formation (15 minutes):
  • Ask students to think of a sentence using a kind word to compliment one of their classmates.
  • They will write this sentence in their notebooks.
  1. Sentence Sharing (5 minutes):
  • Select a few students to share their sentences with the class.
  • Discuss how the kind words were used and the impact they can have.
  1. Transfer to Electronic Journal (10 minutes):
  • Divide the class into two groups, Group A and Group B.
  • Group A will transfer their sentences from their notebooks to an electronic journal on an online forum.
  • Group B will write or draw their sentences on a computer for the journal.
  1. Choice Time Milestone (10 minutes):
  • Once all students have completed their journal entries, they will earn milestone time, during which they can choose an activity of their liking (e.g., reading, drawing, etc.).
  1. Closure (5 minutes):
  • Recap the lesson by emphasizing the importance of using kind words and how they can positively impact others.

Assessment:
Students will be assessed based on their participation in selecting kind words, their ability to form meaningful sentences, and their successful transfer of sentences to the electronic journal.

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