Focus on the words and life stories of great positive role models to teach middle school students valuable life lessons . WiseLives explores the choices great people in history made and applies those lessons to the lives of young people today. Activities take only 10-15 minutes of classroom time, so WiseLives is perfect for advisory or homeroom periods. Because the curriculum highlights real people in history, including prominent leaders, writers and professionals, WiseLives can easily be integrated into the social studies and English/language arts curricula.
this comprehensive package, you can remind middle school students
throughout the year about the kinds of positive choices they can make.
Materials reinforce the character messages taught in the WiseLives curriculum and can also be used in language arts and social studies classes. They will help you emphasize the WiseSkills monthly Character Themes, establish high standards for behavior in your classroom, and highlight role models that inspire and motivate students. The WiseLives Curriculum is included in the WiseLives Class Package.
The Character Chronicles is the companion DVD series for the WiseLivesCurriculum. The Character Counts! videos can be used to spark meaningful discussions about good character during regular classes or in advisory/homeroom periods. Presented from the point of view of six middle school video bloggers, the series explores six core character qualities through the thoughts and personal experiences of young people throughout the U.S. The series contains a variety of entertaining and provocative elements including inspiring documentaries, humorous vignettes, and insightful teen discussions about each trait.
[Note: While The Character Chronicles is aligned with the Six Pillars of Character in WiseLives/Character Counts, it can also be used with the regular WiseLives Curriculum.]