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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
The Peace Journey: Using Process Drama in the Classroom
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five or six 50-minute class periods|
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 5
Students read "The Chieftan's Daughter" and are shown the fresco that tells the legend of Pocahontas. A class discussion follows regarding fact and fiction and students research Pocahontas.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 9
After listening to "Imagine," students reflect on the lyrics and answer questions. Then, they have a chance to write a stanza for their own song.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 21
Students brainstorm a list of current conflicts and why people fight. Groups discuss and present possible solutions and create posters that promote their particular solution.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  November 21
Students study a letter written by a famous author to determine purpose, and words and phrases that make the letter meaningful. They can use the Letter Generator to write their own letter promoting peace.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 7
Students explore a variety of themes such as peace, culture, motion, sports, and competition, using the 2014 Winter Olympics games in Sochi as the backdrop.
Grades K – 5 | Podcast Episode
Use these books as a springboard to discuss how children and adults alike can use peaceful, nonviolent methods to affect change in society.