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Mindfulness: The Present Moment
Mindfulness: The Present Moment
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Mindfulness: The Present Moment
Mindfulness 101! Students focus on the present moment using their senses to observe what is happening right now. They are introduced to the idea that mindfulness is about paying attention to the present.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Growth Mindset
Growth Mindset
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Growth Mindset
In this lesson, students will watch a video on growth mindset and work in pairs to share their ideas about growth vs. fixed mindsets. They will then collaborate to design their own skits about growth vs. fixed mindsets.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Learn About Interdependence
Learn About Interdependence
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Learn About Interdependence
In this lesson, students will learn about interdependence and explore how we are all connected and part of the web of life.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Appreciating Diversity and Differences
Appreciating Diversity and Differences
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Appreciating Diversity and Differences
In this lesson, students will hear the story *Lovely* and work in small groups to create a book or a symbol of appreciation for others' differences. Students will consider how appreciating differences supports community and relationships.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Learning How to Practice Empathy
Learning How to Practice Empathy
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Learning How to Practice Empathy
In this lesson, students will practice empathy through learning the "just like me" mindfulness practice.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Being Our Best Selves
Being Our Best Selves
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Being Our Best Selves
Reflecting on moments when we have been at our best can be a powerful thing! In this lesson, students will reflect on how they contribute to their classroom community and when they have been their best self over the past week.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Welcoming All Feelings
Welcoming All Feelings
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Welcoming All Feelings
In this lesson students will be guided through a session of reflecting on their day and their emotions. They will also practice ways they can welcome and befriend their emotions with kindness and curiosity.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Peace Corner & Creating Peace Activities
Peace Corner & Creating Peace Activities
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Peace Corner & Creating Peace Activities
The Peace Corner is a space where students may practice cool-down methods such as mindful walking, deep breathing, and mindful listening. Students will work together in groups to create activities for their classroom peace corner.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Practicing Empathy
Practicing Empathy
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Practicing Empathy
In this lesson, students will learn about the different regions of the brain and connect them to compassion and empathy. They will also learn how all brains are wired for empathy.
4th grade
Social emotional
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'I Tried Hard,' Growth Mindset
'I Tried Hard,' Growth Mindset
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'I Tried Hard,' Growth Mindset
According to research about growth mindsets, certain kinds of praise can stifle growth, while others promote learning and achievement. In this lesson, students will be able to identify and use praise words that support growth mindset.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Positive Role Models
Positive Role Models
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Positive Role Models
Positive role models can have a powerful impact on individuals and society. In this lesson, students will reflect on the term "positive role model," discuss positive role models in their lives, and research positive role models in history.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Mindful Communication
Mindful Communication
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Mindful Communication
Communicating effectively during conflict is tough. In this lesson, students will practice mindful communication and discuss ways they may use these tools in their lives.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Perseverance to Achieve Goals
Perseverance to Achieve Goals
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Perseverance to Achieve Goals
Motivation, perseverance, and grit are all key in learning and in the classroom! In this lesson, students will explore the term "perseverance" and research ways they can stay motivated in school and in their lives.
4th grade
Social emotional
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The Sound of Silence
The Sound of Silence
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The Sound of Silence
Students will read a story and listen to a song to explore the sound of silence, its meaning, and significance. They will share their experience and reflect on how and why silence or space can be important.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Making Judgements: Is it True?
Making Judgements: Is it True?
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Making Judgements: Is it True?
In this lesson, students will engage in inquiry, a powerful mindfulness practice to work with judgements about oneself and others.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Chains of Strengths
Chains of Strengths
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Chains of Strengths
In this lesson, students will create a paper chain based on their greatest strengths and attributes. They will also work with peers to share and identify each other's strengths.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Labeling Emotions
Labeling Emotions
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Labeling Emotions
In this lesson, students will explore how to use mindfulness to reflect on, label, and express emotions. They will each help design a page for their classroom book on mindfulness of emotions, including tools to cope with strong emotions.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Mindful Movement
Mindful Movement
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Mindful Movement
Unlike moving quickly, mindful movement is a wonderful way to slow down and bring kind attention to the present moment. In this lesson, students will experience mindful movement and will create a movie on the benefits of mindful movement.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Mindfulness of Anger
Mindfulness of Anger
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Mindfulness of Anger
Strong emotions like anger can sometimes take over, but mindfulness tools can help to manage them. In this lesson, students will learn mindfulness techniques for managing anger and write and implement a lesson to teach a younger student.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Curiosity vs. Judgment
Curiosity vs. Judgment
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Curiosity vs. Judgment
Curiosity can be a powerful way to work with our judgments. In this lesson, students will explore curiosity and judgment. They'll participate in an outdoor activity to practice mindfulness of senses and attentiveness to the present moment.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Freeze and Flow
Freeze and Flow
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Freeze and Flow
In this lesson, students will participate in a freeze dance, then be guided in slow-motion movements using mindfulness. Finally, they will discuss how movement and music can help them feel calm or energized.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Class Calm Jar
Class Calm Jar
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Class Calm Jar
A calm jar works as a visual reminder when teaching emotional regulation techniques. In this lesson, students will practice mindfulness of emotions and create a class calm jar together as a class.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Flipped Coin
Flipped Coin
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Flipped Coin
In this lesson, students will listen to, discuss, and understand two perspectives on a difficult situation. They will flip a coin, with each side representing one side of the story, and role-play the perspectives and reach a resolution.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Caring for the Earth and Our Global Community
Caring for the Earth and Our Global Community
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Caring for the Earth and Our Global Community
Caring for the Earth is an important part of responsible decision-making and global citizenship. Through this lesson, students will strengthen their social and emotional learning skills by exploring how they can be a steward for the Earth.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Tools for Resilience
Tools for Resilience
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Tools for Resilience
Mindfulness, healthy eating, and regular exercise are all tools for resilience. In this lesson, students will learn about tools that can help them to build greater resilience and ease in their lives.
4th grade
Social emotional
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