Building Character

by Mary Ann Kelley

Resources for studying about character

Filter These Results

To filter the results, check one or more boxes and press submit:

  • Y—Young (PreK-3rd)
  • M—Middle (4th-6th)
  • O—Older (7th-12th)
  • T—Teacher Resources

NOTE: To remove all filters, leave all of the boxes unchecked and press submit

Online Social Studies Lessons
With A Student-Paced Approach
Promote a can-do attitude toward learning
with online social studies lessons that
combine technology and fun!
  • Get history, geography, civics & more
  • Teaches concepts with a sense of humor
  • Available to elementary & middle schoolers

Kindness Unit (excerpted from The Organized Teacher's Guide to Building Character)  (Y)
26 page unit on kindness, a book excerpt with graphic organizers, book recommendations, activities, and more

Heroes of Character  (Y,M,O,T)
Character education lessons.

Shiver Academy's Book of Virtues Unit Study   (Y,M)
Lesson Plans and Download links to A Book of Virtues.

Human Rights Resources  (O,T)
UNHRC offers free educational resources about human rights on their website. Resources include posters, lesson plans, magazines, videos, and games. The Human Rights Teaching Kit "is designed to help teachers prepare lessons.

The President's Volunteer Service Award  (Y,M,O,T)
Volunteer and make a difference. Kids log on volunteer hours and can earn awards and pins.

Volunteer Opportunities  (Y,M,O,T)
VolunteerMatch tries to put vulenteers and opportunities together. Just put in your zip code and Volunteer Match returns a list of organizations and positions for which they need volunteers. All Ages.

Parties with Purpose  (Y,M,O,T)
If you think your children are more self-focused than they should be, then this idea is for you. Watering Can Press is the company that publishes The Hero Book and The Giving Book, and they have developed party planning guides to accompany both books. You can download these free guides in PDF format.

Connect with Kids  (Y,M,O,T)
A website dedicatd to the issues that impact kids, teachers and caregivers.

Filed in: Social Studies
TheHomeSchoolMom may be compensated for any of the links in this post through sponsorships, paid ads, free or discounted products, or affiliate links. Full terms of use and disclosure