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Learning How to be a Good Friend
Learning How to be a Good Friend
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Learning How to be a Good Friend
In this lesson, students will learn how to be a good friend. The class will generate guidelines on friendship and create a friendship collage.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Empathy
Empathy
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Empathy
In this lesson, students will explore and discuss the term "empathy" by hearing stories from two different perspectives and identifying the feelings of each of the characters. They will also discuss what it means to be true to ourselves.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Mistakes Help Me Learn
Mistakes Help Me Learn
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Mistakes Help Me Learn
Often, it's difficult to see mistakes and failures as opportunities to grow! In this lesson, students will practice having a growth mindset and looking at mistakes as opportunities to learn. They'll consider how challenges grow their brain.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Learning How to Listen
Learning How to Listen
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Learning How to Listen
In this lesson students, learn how to listen and practice community-building skills using the circle process. This lesson helps build community and establish norms for how students communicate with each other.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Range of Emotions
Range of Emotions
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Range of Emotions
In this lesson, students will learn about how emotions change and will understand and discuss different feeling words for different emotions by associating emotions with colors, visuals, and a charades game.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Expressing Our Feelings
Expressing Our Feelings
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Expressing Our Feelings
In this lesson, students will identify and practice different ways emotions can be expressed through faces, gestures, and movements. They'll also learn how to practice mindful breathing to manage strong emotions and self-regulate.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Determination
Determination
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Determination
In this lesson, students will define and discuss the word "determination" through song and play.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Caring for Our Classroom Community
Caring for Our Classroom Community
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Caring for Our Classroom Community
In this lesson, students will discuss what it means to care for others, practice heartfulness and create a kindness bear puppet.
1st grade
Social emotional
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My Magical Breath
My Magical Breath
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My Magical Breath
In this lesson, students will learn how their breath can be their greatest friend. They will practice and learn how to use their breath when they feel tense or overwhelmed, just like a magical tool!
1st grade
Social emotional
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Say Something
Say Something
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Say Something
In this lesson, students will hear the story *Say Something* and make promises to each other to speak up when others are lonely or hurt. They will also have an opportunity to express themselves through acts of service and painting.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Random Acts of Kindness
Random Acts of Kindness
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Random Acts of Kindness
Kind acts can make a big difference in somone's day. These kind acts can multiply and create a culture of kindness in schools and communities. In this lesson, students will reflect on the importance of kindness and commit to kind actions!
1st grade
Social emotional
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Appreciating Diversity
Appreciating Diversity
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Appreciating Diversity
Everyone belongs and is welcome in this lesson on diversity and inclusion. Students will hear a story and learn a song connected to welcoming and including others.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Thoughts as Bubbles
Thoughts as Bubbles
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Thoughts as Bubbles
In this lesson, students will hear the story *Mind Bubbles*, practice mindful breathing (anchor breathing), and use bubbles to draw pictures of their thoughts from the mindfulness practice session.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Seeing the Good in Myself
Seeing the Good in Myself
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Seeing the Good in Myself
When students take time to see the best in themselves, it supports them individually, socially, and academically. In this lesson, students will take time to highlight their successes and learn how to send loving wishes to themselves.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Fill My Cup (Gratitude Jar)
Fill My Cup (Gratitude Jar)
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Fill My Cup (Gratitude Jar)
In this lesson, students will discuss, generate a list, and practice appropriate activities that may improve the way they feel. Students will engage in a gratitude practice and learn strategies for changing their mood.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Exploring Emotions
Exploring Emotions
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Exploring Emotions
Emotions are natural and temporary, just like passing clouds, rain, or the shining sun. In this lesson, students learn how to be mindful of their emotions and discuss how emotions change, just like the weather.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Gratitude for Differences
Gratitude for Differences
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Gratitude for Differences
In this lesson, students will discuss similarities and differences in a fish bowl activity. They will also learn tools to practice gratitude for each other's differences and similarities.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Peace Corner
Peace Corner
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Peace Corner
The peace corner is a space where students may practice previously taught calm-down methods, such as deep breathing and mindfulness. Students will draw a picture of themselves in the peace corner and practice in small groups.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Strengthening Our Brains With Mindfulness
Strengthening Our Brains With Mindfulness
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Strengthening Our Brains With Mindfulness
In this lesson, students will use Daniel Siegel’s “hand model of the brain” to identify how their brains work. They will learn the term “prefrontal cortex" (PFC) and about how their brains can grow when they learn new things.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Goal Setting
Goal Setting
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Goal Setting
In this lesson, students will identify what they already know about a topic, what they need to know, and how they will achieve their learning goal.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Compliment Circles
Compliment Circles
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Compliment Circles
Compliments can build relationships and a positive class climate! In this lesson, students will participate in a compliment circle, give and receive compliments, and draw/write kind notes to others.
1st grade
Social emotional
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THINK for Mindful Speaking
THINK for Mindful Speaking
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THINK for Mindful Speaking
Speaking with kindness and care can be easier with the THINK method! In this lesson, students will identify questions to ask themselves when speaking to others. They will also practice mindful listening with a partner.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Nature Mandalas
Nature Mandalas
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Nature Mandalas
Nature can teach us about impermanence and appreciation of the present moment. In this lesson, students will explore impermanence in nature, and they'll create their own nature mandala that reflects impermanence and nature's gifts.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Creating an Emotions Journal
Creating an Emotions Journal
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Creating an Emotions Journal
When emotions take over, drawing or writing in a journal can help to process them. In this lesson, students will identify different emotions and design a journal to use when they feel strong emotions.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Breath, Movement, and Relaxation
Breath, Movement, and Relaxation
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Breath, Movement, and Relaxation
Listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean and practicing slowing down can be helpful to feel more calm and ease. Calming tools such as breathwork, mindful movement, and stillness are practiced in this ocean-themed lesson.
1st grade
Social emotional
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