8th-Tarp Squeeze

Activity – 8th – Philo Tarp Squeeze Procedure Lay the tarp on the floor and instruct the class to put both feet on the tarp. After they are all standing on the tarp, have them step off. Then fold the tarp in half. Direct the students again to put both feet...

8th-Balloon Challenge

Activity – 8th – Philo Balloon Challenge Procedure Give half the students a balloon. Designate a Point A and a Point B in the room. Explain to students that they will need to get all the balloons from Point A to Point B. Go on to explain that once they...

8th-“I” Messages Practice

Activity – 8th – Philo “I” Messages Practice Procedure  Review the first page of the handout together as a whole group. Split the class into TEAMs of 3-4 students. Have each TEAM work together to complete the second page of the handout. Have...

8th-Student Journal

Journal – 8th Grade – Philo Student Journal Procedure Review Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution from Mini-Lessons 1 & 2. Ask the students the following question, “When thinking about Philo’s 5 Steps to Solving a Problem, why is prioritizing so...

8th-Locked Door Conundrum

Activity – 8th – Philo Locked Door Conundrum *Prior to the lesson, print two copies of the Locked Door Conundrum Line Up Clues. Keep one intact for yourself and cut the other into individual strips for each clue to be passed out to students.* Procedures...