BTES Character Corner September 2015 This month’s Character Trait….
Respect To show high regard for authority, other people, self, property and country Sunday
Tuesday Make a list of ways to show respect.
Use manners when talking to elders.
Find a news story (online or hardcopy) that talks about respect .
How is showing good manners a way to show respect.
Show respect to your siblings when talking and playing.
Make a list of 5 people you respect .
Write a note to someone you respect telling them why/
15 Choose a superhero and write reasons that you respect him/ her .
16 List the top 5 jobs you think deserve the most respect.
Write a poem or story about respect .
20 21 Make a collage Write 5 reasons you deserve respect of leaves to from others. show respect for the Earth
22 Show respect and table manners to others at the dinner table.
23 Do something nice for someone without being told.
Look at an adult and respond politely when asked a question.
Act out a skit with family showing respect.
Learn why we celebrate Labor Day
27 Make a poster showing what respect means to you .
Write a letter to your parent/guardian telling them why you respect them.
Brainstorm a list of ways to show respect to your parents .
Show respect to your classmates by waiting your turn and using respectful language.
Give someone you respect a hug .
4 Tell a school custodian “thank you” for the job they do.
11 Make a list of respected people who work in government
5 Show respect for your grandparents and send them a card. 12 Show respect for the Earth. Take a walk and pick up trash with an adult.
18 19 Be respectful to your teacher by Show respect while playing a sport or following directions. game with friends .
Show respect and table manners to others in the lunch room.
26 Help an adult in the kitchen without being told.
“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self respect leads to self discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.”~ Clint Eastwood
Respect Reading List Primary Grades Pre K-2
Arthur’s Nose, Marc Brown The Grouchy Ladybug, Eric Carle The Ugly Caterpillar, Carl Sommer Dog Eared, Amanda Harvey William’s Doll, Charlotte Zolotow Big Al, Andrew Clements Charlie the Caterpillar, Dom Deluise Enemy Pie, Derek Munson A Coat of Many Colors, Dolly Parton Nana Upstairs, Nana Downstairs, Tomie dePaola Old Henry, Joan W. Blos
Intermediate Grades 3-6
Moss Gown, William Hooks Annie and the Old One, Miska Miles If a Bus Could Talk: The Rosa Parks Story, Faith Ringgold The Black Snowman, Phil Mendez Smokey Night, Eve Bunting