The Character Chronicles: THE CARING CONNECTION
-For Grades 4-8
-Produced in association with CHARACTER COUNTS!
-Video with Printable Teacher’s Guide
-Available on DVD or Online Digital Video Streaming
Teaches middle schoolers that being a caring person is more about what you do than how you feel. One of six DVDs in the character education series “The Character Chronicles.”
Shiv, a twelve-year-old blogger, is presenting his classroom video blog on the topic of caring. Through a combination of skits, group discussions, commentaries, and short documentaries, Shiv’s blog reveals a variety of ways young people can, and do, make a difference for their friends, families, and communities through simple acts of caring. Shiv’s blog includes two inspiring documentaries about two very caring kids whose actions have made a profound difference in people’s lives.
ABOUT THE SERIES:
Presented from the points of view of six middle school video bloggers, this series explores The Six Pillars of Character 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 of the pillars. These compelling chronicles sparkle with a hip, modern, energetic style that appeals to young viewers.
Each volume in the series is approximately 25 minutes in length. A printable teaching guide is included with each video, providing discussion questions, writing assignments, and follow-up activities that further support and extend the lesson.