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Training Our Puppy Mind
Training Our Puppy Mind
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Training Our Puppy Mind
In this lesson, students will practice mindfulness and learn how our minds can be like a puppy. They will learn that we can use mindfulness to train our wandering minds by bringing our thoughts back to our bodies, breathing, or sounds.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Animal Poses to Create Calm
Animal Poses to Create Calm
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Animal Poses to Create Calm
Mindful movement can support calm and can also be fun! In this lesson, students will create their own animal pose to teach the class, then journal and draw a picture of themselves in their mindful movement animal pose.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Drawn Together
Drawn Together
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Drawn Together
In this lesson, students will hear the story *Drawn Together* and create a Diversity Board. They will consider how appreciating each other's differences in school supports relationships and community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Friendship Tea
Friendship Tea
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Friendship Tea
The recipe for friendship includes kindness, honesty, and understanding, among other things! In this lesson, students will discuss the recipe for friendship, make a perfect pot of tea, and reflect on how to make upset friends feel better.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Relating with Empathy
Relating with Empathy
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Relating with Empathy
Being able to step into another's shoes can support healthy relationships and compassionate young people! Students will be able to define the word "empathy." They will discuss different scenarios and perform skits that illustrate empathy.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
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Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
In this lesson, students will explore phrases related to growth mindset through the eyes of basketball player Michael Jordan. They will hear a story about Jordan overcoming his self-doubts and reflect on ways they can approach challenges.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Soaking in the Good
Soaking in the Good
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Soaking in the Good
In this lesson, students will explore how sadness, loneliness, gratitude, connection, and love feel in their bodies. They will also learn about negativity bias and practice “soaking in the good” by savoring positive feelings.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What Makes an Awesome Leader?
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What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What makes an excellent leader? In this lesson, students will discuss leadership and design a video that informs others of what it means to be a positive leader.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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The Compassionate Classroom
The Compassionate Classroom
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The Compassionate Classroom
In this lesson, students will discuss compassion, hear from a local nonprofit about their compassionate work in the community, and design a compassion sculpture made mostly out of recycled materials.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Kindness Goes a Long Way
Kindness Goes a Long Way
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Kindness Goes a Long Way
Performing acts of kindness and love can bring classrooms together! In this lesson, students will hear true stories of random acts of kindness and will perform kind deeds of their own in groups.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Pause, Breathe, Create
Pause, Breathe, Create
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Pause, Breathe, Create
In this lesson, students will explore how art can be a tool to express or reflect on emotions.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Mindfulness & Creation Stations
Mindfulness & Creation Stations
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Mindfulness & Creation Stations
In this lesson, students will move through stations to practice and reflect on the mindfulness and social emotional learning tools that they have learned throughout the year.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Listening to What Matters
Listening to What Matters
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Listening to What Matters
In this lesson, students will learn the importance of nonviolent communication and listening to others in order to have a more supportive community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Mindful Animal Movement
Mindful Animal Movement
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Mindful Animal Movement
Let's move mindfully, with focus and ease, like a frog or a gorilla! In this lesson, students will practice mindful movement and come up with their own mindful animal movements that they can then teach to a peer.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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We Are Peacemakers
We Are Peacemakers
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We Are Peacemakers
On some level, all humans want to feel peace and to feel loved. In this lesson, students will practice sending peaceful thoughts to themselves and others and discuss how these practices can support peace in their lives and community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Write, Draw, Reflect
Write, Draw, Reflect
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Write, Draw, Reflect
In this lesson, students will reflect on what they have learned, connected to mindfulness and living in a caring community, and will write a letter to a future student to encourage them in their learning, as well.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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The Forgiveness Garden
The Forgiveness Garden
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The Forgiveness Garden
Resolving conflicts and forgiving others is a powerful lesson in the story "The Forgiveness Garden." In this lesson, students will read the story, discuss conflict resolution, and practice forgiveness tools.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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