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21st Century Kindergarten Learners

This is a list that provides lesson plans for kindergarten students, that teach them about the 8 skills we need to be successful learners in life.

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Leadership

Leadership

This lesson plans originality is from Canada. It teaches young students about what leadership means. It invites various leaders in the community to come and speak about their role and how they are a leader. Within the lesson plan, there are various activities for students to complete. The prime minister role will not be needed and can be skipped over in this lesson plan because in the United States we do not have an elected prime minister.

https://www.wilmot.ca/en/things-to-do/resources/Documents/Castle-Kilbride---Educational-Activities---Kindergarten.pdf

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Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy

This website allows students to select different options such as videos, pictures, online chatting, personal information and gaming tabs that provide explanations or videos that help students learn about the safety of the internet and how to use it. This website is appropriate and kindergarten-friendly for students. Students can observe the links and watch the videos at their own pace.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/4_7/

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Communication

Communication

This lesson plan teaches Kindergarten students how to respond to a question in a complete sentence. It is age appropriate for kindergarten students, as it involves role play.

https://www.education.com/activity/article/Pay_the_Toll_kindergarten/

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

This website gives a variety of activities that kindergarten students could complete to understand emotional intelligence. For example, one activity asks students to express different emotions and then talk about how it makes them feel when they see others make those emotions.

https://imaginationsoup.net/emotional-intelligence-activities-kids/

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

This website provides a lesson plan for young learners on building a lemonade stand and how to make a business. It is difficult to find an activity or lesson plan specifically for kindergarten students, but a teacher could take these ideas and modify them for kindergarten students. This lesson can be completed whole group inside the classroom.

http://creativecleverandclassy.com/lemonade-entrepreneurship-for-kids.html

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Global Citizen

Global Citizen

This lesson plan gives some ideas for teachers regarding read aloud books for students. After the book has been read, students can discuss within a whole group or a turn and talk how the characters look different but still deserve to be treated with kindness.

Click on lesson 2.

https://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/global-citizenship-in-the-whole-school/early-years

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Problem Solving

Problem Solving

This site gives a variety of lesson plan ideas on how to teach problem solving steps to young students.

https://www.ecmhc.org/tutorials/social-emotional/mod4_3.html

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Teamwork

Teamwork

This lesson plan gives students the opportunity to work together to come up with rules for the classroom and list reasons why they are important. This lesson plan pertains more to first and second graders, but teachers could modify it to work for kindergarten students. This lesson provides students with the ability to learn how to effectively communicate and solve problems together.

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/loud-here-teamwork-classroom-218.html?tab=4#tabs