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Mindfulness: The Present Moment
Mindfulness: The Present Moment
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
30 Days of Gratitude
30 Days of Gratitude
Worksheet
30 Days of Gratitude
Get kids in the holiday spirit by practicing 30 Days of Gratitude! This activity is perfect for November, but can also be done year-round.
5th grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Growth Mindset
Growth Mindset
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Positive Role Models
Positive Role Models
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Feelings Word Search
Feelings Word Search
Worksheet
Feelings Word Search
This feelings word search is a great way to encourage mindfulness of emotions and help build important social emotional skills. 
5th grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
The Sound of Silence
The Sound of Silence
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Perseverance to Achieve Goals
Perseverance to Achieve Goals
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Happy or Excited? Emotion Synonym Matching
Happy or Excited? Emotion Synonym Matching
Worksheet
Happy or Excited? Emotion Synonym Matching
Children build their understanding of synonyms in this SEL-meets-vocabulary worksheet.
5th grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Appreciating Diversity and Differences
Appreciating Diversity and Differences
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Chains of Strengths
Chains of Strengths
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Learn About Interdependence
Learn About Interdependence
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Learning How to Practice Empathy
Learning How to Practice Empathy
Lesson Plan
Learning How to Practice Empathy
In this lesson, students will practice empathy through learning the "just like me" mindfulness practice.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Making Judgements: Is it True?
Making Judgements: Is it True?
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Seeing and Understanding Through Others’ Eyes
Seeing and Understanding Through Others’ Eyes
Worksheet
Seeing and Understanding Through Others’ Eyes
Help students practice seeing and understanding through others' eyes by participating in scenarios that illustrate different points of view. Students will work in groups to understand and discuss the differing perspectives that arise in difficult situatio
5th grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Practicing Empathy
Practicing Empathy
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Peace Corner & Creating Peace Activities
Peace Corner & Creating Peace Activities
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Welcoming All Feelings
Welcoming All Feelings
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Caring for the Earth and Our Global Community
Caring for the Earth and Our Global Community
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Emotions Haiku
Emotions Haiku
Worksheet
Emotions Haiku
Help students tune into their emotions by writing their own haiku poem. First, kids will learn a bit about haikus and read a sample. Then, they'll brainstorm a list of words related to emotions before drafting their own emotions haiku.
5th grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Mindful Movement
Mindful Movement
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Freeze and Flow
Freeze and Flow
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Brainstorming Strengths
Brainstorming Strengths
Worksheet
Brainstorming Strengths
In this social emotional learning worksheet, fourth- and fifth-grade students will brainstorm their strengths and talents to create a chain using pieces of paper, highlighting their gifts on each link of the chain.
5th grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Mentors: Mindfulness of Anger
Mentors: Mindfulness of Anger
Worksheet
Mentors: Mindfulness of Anger
Use the Mentors: Mindfulness of Anger worksheet to have students teach others how mindfulness can help them cope with anger.
5th grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Mindful Communication
Mindful Communication
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Flipped Coin
Flipped Coin
Lesson Plan
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.
5th grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan