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Title: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Grade Level: 5th Grade

Objective: Students will understand the importance of creating a positive learning environment.

Duration: 45 minutes

Materials: - Chart paper - Markers - Sticky notes - Construction paper - Scissors - Glue sticks - Pencils - Whiteboard or blackboard - Whiteboard markers or chalk


  1. Introduction (5 minutes) a. Begin the lesson by asking students what they think a positive learning environment means. b. Write their responses on the whiteboard or chart paper. c. Explain that a positive learning environment is a place where everyone feels safe, respected, and supported in their learning.

  2. Discussion (10 minutes) a. Discuss with students the characteristics of a positive learning environment, such as:
    • Respect for others’ ideas and opinions
    • Active listening and participation
    • Collaboration and teamwork
    • Encouragement and support
    • Acceptance of diversity b. Write these characteristics on the whiteboard or chart paper.
  3. Group Activity: Positive Learning Environment Poster (15 minutes) a. Divide the class into small groups of 3-4 students. b. Provide each group with construction paper, scissors, glue sticks, and markers. c. Instruct the groups to create a poster that represents a positive learning environment. d. Encourage them to include visuals and words that reflect the characteristics discussed earlier. e. Allow time for groups to complete their posters. f. Hang the posters around the classroom.

  4. Reflection and Sharing (10 minutes) a. Ask each group to present their poster to the class. b. After each presentation, have the class discuss what they like about the poster and how it represents a positive learning environment. c. Encourage students to ask questions or provide feedback to each group.

  5. Individual Reflection (5 minutes) a. Distribute sticky notes to each student. b. Ask students to write down one thing they can do to contribute to a positive learning environment. c. Collect the sticky notes and read a few examples aloud to the class.

  6. Conclusion (5 minutes) a. Summarize the importance of creating a positive learning environment. b. Emphasize that everyone has a role to play in making the classroom a positive place for learning. c. Encourage students to practice the characteristics discussed throughout the day.

Extension Activity (Optional): - Have students create a classroom agreement or set of rules that promote a positive learning environment. Display it prominently in the classroom. - Assign students to write a short reflection on how they can apply the characteristics of a positive learning environment in their daily lives outside of school.

Note: Adjust the duration of each activity based on the needs and pace of your students.