Date added: 26.3.2015
Despite being a child of alcoholic, abusive parents, a young boy named Roger learned early in his life to make choices that would assure success instead of failure, hope instead of despair, and a strong determination to lead others onto a smootherMoreDespite being a child of alcoholic, abusive parents, a young boy named Roger learned early in his life to make choices that would assure success instead of failure, hope instead of despair, and a strong determination to lead others onto a smoother path. As a way of coping with a less than stellar upbringing, doodling became a unique way to escape the daily hardships. One day, the lines drawn took the shape of a silly looking bird who then etched a steadfast companionship and friendship in Rogers young mind. This stick figure with no name allowed a young child to use his imagination to create positive thoughts and ideas which have carried into his adult life. Now named Redgey, the drawing that once inspired a child to never give up, today symbolizes the purpose of this student journal- that of character education leadership development, and life skills. Experience why educators, Family Resource Centers, and parents state that teaching Character Education and Leadership Development is easy and fun with this all new Life Skills themed student journal. Grade appropriate for grades 3-4, Redgey Does His Best is an academically rigorous curriculum aligned with State and National Educational Standards. Students will strengthen their understanding of the topics of Health Education, Physical Education, Consumerism, Vocational Studies, and Bullying. This 14 unit block student journal incorporates reading, writing, and on-demand writing, and uses vocabulary words, power verbs, short stories, worksheets, journal entries, group activities, and homework assignments to spotlight Life Skills and Character Education. Because of its Character Education, Leadership Development, and Life Skills theme, Redgey Does His Best is a complete school curriculum that can be utilized to support existing curriculum within the classroom or home school, and/or after school in ESS, 21st Century, or other after school programs. Redgey Does His Best: Character Education Series by Roger C. Edwards Jr.