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KINDNESS

Community Meeting

KINDNESS Greeting

Greeting Objective

The learners will greet each other in a kind way.

Directions

  • Students sit in a circle.
  • The teacher will explain the importance of kindly greeting someone.
  • Next, the teacher will model a kind greeting that can be used every day at home, school, or in the community:

Three Step Greeting

  • Make good eye contact
  • Smile
  • Greet person by using a greeting like “Good morning,” “Hello,” or “Hi.”

*Challenge: Make your greeting more personable! Have the students end their greeting with the person’s name.

The teacher begins by greeting the person on their right.

Use the following format:

Teacher: "Good morning, Sarah"

Sarah: "Good morning, Mrs. Enabnit." (Sarah turns toward the right and greets the next student.)

Continue until everyone has been kindly greeted.

What is KINDNESS?

Engagement Objective

The learners will list ways they can see, hear, and show kindness.

Directions

  • The teacher will explain the definition of kindness: Kindness – “Treating all living things gently with care and compassion.”
  • As a class, discuss what “all living things” mean.
  • Make a list of ways they can see, hear, and show kindness to all living things on a T-Chart.
SeeHearShow
People HuggingTelling a pet you love them.Share your toy with someone

Inform

End your community meeting by informing your students about the schedule of the day.

Family Connection

Send home introductory letter about “What is KINDNESS?” Encourage families to discuss the meaning of kindness at home.

Download Letter

ASCA: Grade K, PS:A1.2 Identify values, attitudes and beliefs.

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