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Series 1 Elementary Level

These journals foster purposeful exploration and reflection. Below you will find 36 journal pages that correspond to the Weekly Themes for Project Wisdom Elementary Series 1. They are listed in alphabetical order and represent specific values as well as the benefits or application of those values. Although a Best Practice for implementation is to use these in conjunction with either weekly or monthly themes, many schools do not use the themes and narrate the messages from beginning to end. In that case, you can simply choose journal pages at random.

Schools use these journals in advisor/advisee and language arts, as well as during detention and in-school suspension. For example, when a student is making poor choices, you might ask him or her to complete the journal page titled "Choices: Choosing What's Right" and then use it as a springboard for discussion.

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Elementary Series 1

Brotherhood: Working for Peace**
Choices: Building Character
Choices: Choosing What's Right  > Sneak Preview
Choices: Deciding Our Future
Courage: Choosing What's Right*
Courage and Confidence: Overcoming Obstacles
Courtesy and Manners: Rules for Living
Diversity: I'm Unique and Unrepeatable!
Diversity: It Makes America Great!
Education: Doorway to Success
Education: Knowledge Is Power
First Week of School: Off to a Good Start!
Friendship: Understanding Myself and Others
Goals, Dreams, and Genius
Gratitude Attitude
Honesty and Integrity: Rules for Success
Kindness and Courtesy: Weakness or Strength?
Last Week of School: Have a Safe and Fun Vacation!
Love: Lessons of the Heart
Overcoming Obstacles: Stumbling Blocks or Stepping-Stones?
Perseverance: A Tool for Success
Positive Attitude (Keeping a)
Productive and Proud
Respect: Honoring Those Who Can Teach Us
Respect: Respecting Yourself and Others
Respect: The Golden Rule
Responsible Citizenship: Helping Others
Role Models: Who's Influencing Whom?
Self-Esteem: Dealing with Our Anger
Self-Responsibility: The Choice Is Yours
Success: Doing Your Personal Best
Success in School: Just Do It!
Thanksgiving Week: Gratitude
Tolerance in Our Global Village
Winter Holidays: Peace and Charity
Wisdom: Educating the Human Heart

* This journal entry requires homework.
** This journal entry requires a classroom activity.

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