In this lesson, students will work in groups and cut out pictures to make a collage that encapsulates their greatest strengths and talents. The class will compile all their collages to showcase their talents.
Students will be able to identify and share their special talents.
Place sample images of people using their talents around the room, or project images on the board.
Ask students to complete a gallery walk (in which they walk around the room and look at the images).
Bring everyone back together. Ask, "What did you notice about the images? What do you wonder? Is there a common theme in all the images?"
Explain that all of the people in the pictures were creating something or expressing their unique talents.
Ask, "What are some talents you saw around the room? Are some talents better than others?"
Discuss how each person is unique and has talents in their life. (Sometimes you aren't even aware of them!) Explain that there are many different kinds of special talents. Being a good listener, understanding others, or sharing kindness can all be special talents, too. Talents can be simple or complex.