Speak Your Peace – Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans

Practicing civility is how you get good, and how a community gets great. Use these lesson plans for each of the 9 Tools of Civility to teach others how to put Speak Your Peace into action. 

Lesson 1.1 Show Respect – Don’t Dis Respect
Lesson 1.1 Show Respect – Words of Respect
Lesson 1.2 Show Respect – I’ve Got An Idea
Lesson 1.2 Show Respect – Respectful Writing
Lesson 1.3 Show Respect – The Looking Glass
Lesson 1.3 Show Respect – Your R Rating
Lesson 1.4 Show Respect – Cultural Links
Lesson 1.4 Show Respect – Dear Abby Letter
Lesson 2.1 Be Inclusive – Creative Initials
Lesson 2.1 Be Inclusive – I Like People Who …
Lesson 2.2 Be Inclusive – The Car Wash
Lesson 2.3 Be Inclusive – We Think They Think
Lesson 2.3 Be Inclusive – Don’t Make My Brown Eyes Blue
Lesson 2.4 Be Inclusive – Are You In Or Out?
Lesson 2.4 Be Inclusive – Caring and Empathy
Lesson 3.1 Listen – Listening With Purpose
Lesson 3.1 Listen – Are You Really Listening?
Lesson 3.2 Listen – Music Mapping
Lesson 3.2 Listen – Listen To The Wright Family
Lesson 3.3 Listen – Where Am I Going?
Lesson 3.3 Listen – Write What You Hear
Lesson 3.4 Listen – Awesome Trouble
Lesson 3.4 Listen – Quiet Noises
Lesson 4.1 Pay Attention – A What?
Lesson 4.1 Pay Attention – Oh Say Can You See …
Lesson 4.2 Pay Attention – Look Before You Leap
Lesson 4.2 Pay Attention – Noticing
Lesson 4.3 Pay Attention – Are You Observant?
Lesson 4.3 Pay Attention – Does Appearance Matter?
Lesson 4.4 Pay Attention – The Nit and Gritty
Lesson 4.4 Pay Attention – What Do You See?
Lesson 5.1 Take Responsibility – What Matters To You?
Lesson 5.1 Take Responsibility – Putting Things In Order
Lesson 5.2 Take Responsibility – Make It Work 1
Lesson 5.2 Take Responsibility – Responsibility and You
Lesson 5.3 Take Responsibility – Make It Work 2
Lesson 5.3 Take Responsibility – What Do You Do?
Lesson 5.4 Take Responsibility – Personal Discovery
Lesson 5.4 Take Responsibility – Visualizing Responsibility
Lesson 6.1 Don’t Gossip – Put A Stop To The Talk
Lesson 6.1 Don’t Gossip – The Gossip Web
Lesson 6.2 Don’t Gossip – I Heard That …
Lesson 6.2 Don’t Gossip – That’s What I Heard
Lesson 6.3 Don’t Gossip – What Goes Around Comes Around
Lesson 6.3 Don’t Gossip – What I Heard
Lesson 6.4 Don’t Gossip – Gossip As Harassment
Lesson 6.4 Don’t Gossip – Fact Or Fiction
Lesson 7.1 Apologize – What Do You Do And How Do You Say It?
Lesson 7.1 Apologize – What Does It Mean?
Lesson 7.2 Apologize – Forgiveness Is A Gift To Yourself
Lesson 7.2 Apologize – I’m Sorry
Lesson 7.3 Apologize – The Soft Voice of Forgiveness
Lesson 7.3 Apologize – I Did Something Terrible
Lesson 7.4 Apologize – What Did I Do?
Lesson 7.4 Apologize – Write It Down Tear It Up
Lesson 8.1 Be Agreeable – Agree Or Disagree
Lesson 8.1 Be Agreeable – Cooperation Wins
Lesson 8.2 Be Agreeable – 48 Hours
Lesson 8.2 Be Agreeable – Build It
Lesson 8.3 Be Agreeable – Healthy Unhealthy Expression
Lesson 8.3 Be Agreeable – Rap Contest
Lesson 8.4 Be Agreeable – Choose To Agree
Lesson 8.4 Be Agreeable – Reaching Consensus
Lesson 9.1 Give Constructive Criticism – Avoid the Negative
Lesson 9.1 Give Constructive Criticism – Compliments and Criticism
Lesson 9.2 Give Constructive Criticism – Community Letters 1
Lesson 9.2 Give Constructive Criticism – Creating Positive Statements
Lesson 9.3 Give Constructive Criticism – That’s Music To My Ears 1
Lesson 9.4 Give Constructive Criticism – That’s Music To My Ears 2
Lesson 9.4 Give Constructive Criticism – How Do You Start Hard Conversations?