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KINDNESS

Community Meeting

Are You Kind?

Greeting Objective

The learners will greet students with kindness using a rhyming beat.

Directions

  • Students stand in a circle.
  • One student steps forward and the class sings a two-line greeting poem to them while keeping a steady beat.

Use the following format:

Class: “Good Morning Derrick, are you kind today? When you’re nice to me, it makes me feel OK.”

Continue until everyone has been kindly greeted.

We Are Kind!

Engagement Objective

The learners will demonstrate (using hand motions) what kind kids do for people, animals, and the environment.

Directions

  • Students stand in a circle and say together, “We are kind, we are kind, here’s what kind kids do.”
  • The first student moves to the middle of the circle and says, “A kind kid does this...” and demonstrates a motion.
           
                 Examples:
  • Student bends over and demonstrates picking up trash.
  • Student smiles and waves to classroom.
  • Student acts like they are grooming their pet.
  • Other students imitate this motion.
  • Continue as time permits.

Inform

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

ASCA: Grade K, PS:A2.7 Know that communication involves speaking, listening and nonverbal behavior.

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