Line of inquiry (essential question): How can we share and get other groups to embrace the idea behind the Golden Rule
Grade range: 4-6
Group size: This can be done individually, with each student creating their own poster, or students can be divided into groups.
Materials: Poster paper, markers, crayons, images from computer, rulers, examples of P.S.A. posters
Time: 1-2 class periods
Language Arts Core: [SL] 4.5
Skills: Critical thinking skills, communication, cooperation, description, persuasion
Directions: Either individually or in groups, students will create a P.S.A. poster (you can use computer programs, i.e.: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) illustrating the Golden Rule (or a variation) and create a tag line that encourages others to follow the Golden Rule.
Extensions: Students in all grades can participate; some students could create a short video that illustrates the Golden Rule.
Reflection: Students will present their posters or videos and comment on each other’s work.