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What is diligence? Diligence is careful and persistent work or effort.
Grab our Diligence Lapbook and start learning about this important character quality.
Diligence Lapbook Mini-books
These mini-books are included in the free Diligence Lapbook.
1. Definition File Folder
Use this file folder to record a definition of diligence.
2. Demonstrating Diligence
Write examples of ways you can be diligent: cleaning your room, putting away laundry, completing school work, memorizing scripture, etc.
3. Diligence Who’s Who?
Read through and discuss the scenarios. Have your student sort them into pockets. Who is diligent? Who is not diligent?
4. A Diligent Man: Titus
How was Titus diligent? Take a look at his life and write your answer in the matchbook provided.
5. Word Search
Discuss the words and how they relate to diligence. Find the words in the Diligence word search.
6. Bible Verse Cards
Read and discuss the diligence verses. Print the cards and store in the pocket. If desired, use the cards for copywork. Stationery has been provided.
Diligence Book List
Learn more about diligence and working hard with these picture books. Read and discuss how the characters displayed (or did not display) the character quality of diligence.
- Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett
- The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
- Salt in His Shoes by Deloris Jordan
- The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss (find our free printables for this book here)
- The Grasshopper and the Ants by Jerry Pinkney
- A Day’s Work by Eve Bunting (find our free unit study for this book here)
- The Tortoise and the Hare by Janet Stevens
How to Get Started with Your Diligence Lapbook
Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Diligence Lapbook.
- Print the Diligence Lapbook.
- Choose and prepare the lapbook mini-books you want to use with your student.
- Enjoy a week of learning and practicing diligence.
Get Your Free Diligence Lapbook
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