Character Ed Newspaper Activities

These character education activities are from the NIE Institute’s 100 Ways to Use the Newspaper. Character Education 1. Make a Hall of Fame, Hall of Shame poster of bulletin board. Clip articles and cartoons of people who are exhibiting good character traits. Place these under the Hall of Fame heading. Place examples of people not…
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Grand Forks High School Students Teach Respect & Caring At Elementary Schools

Be sure to check out this story by Jennifer Johnson, Herald staff writer, in the Thursday, March 21 Grand Forks Herald. With skits, Grand Forks high schoolers teach respect, caring at elementary schools Here is an activity page on Respect to use with younger students.  Download by clicking here.

March Is Women’s History Month

Information and activities are from KRP’s The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide.” March is National Women’s History Month Schools and communities have been celebrating March as Women’s History Month since 1987. As you plan your classroom celebration, consider creating a bulletin board display of women in history or publishing a Women’s History Month newsletter. You could…
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What Is The Medal Of Honor?

A North Dakota man will receive the Medal of Honor on Feb. 11 at the Whitehouse.  Read the complete story in the January 17 Grand Forks Herald. What is the Medal of Honor? Here is a special page that focuses on the Medal of Honor Character Development Program created by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.…
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Choose Kindness

Check out this story, “Program at East Grand Forks middle school urges students to choose kindness” in the Wednesday, 9/19/12 Grand Forks Herald by reporter Pamela Knudson. You can also find coverage of it on WDAZ TV http://www.wdaz.com/event/article/id/15113/group/Reporter%20Stories/ Program at East Grand Forks middle school urges students to choose kindness Students were urged to improve their school’s…
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