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Elaborating on My Feelings
Elaborating on My Feelings
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Elaborating on My Feelings
Identifying and describing their feelings is an important part of the way children develop social skills. This lesson teaches your students how to identify feelings, and then elaborate on them by speaking and writing in complete sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
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.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
My Best Self
My Best Self
Lesson Plan
My Best Self
Seeing the best in ourselves can support us emotionally, socially, and academically. In this lesson, students will reflect on when they have been their best selves, and they'll practice loving kindness during a mindfulness session.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Role-Playing Scenarios
Role-Playing Scenarios
Lesson Plan
Role-Playing Scenarios
In this lesson, students will learn the term "restorative justice." They will discuss the role of restorative justice in the book *What are you staring at?*, and they will brainstorm ways they can bring these practices into the classroom.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Emotions Body Map
Emotions Body Map
Worksheet
Emotions Body Map
Help students make body-mind connections by creating an emotions body map! They'll use different colors to signal different emotions, then color in the parts of the body to show where they feel each emotion.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Friendship Tea
Friendship Tea
Lesson Plan
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
Lesson Plan
Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
Lesson Plan
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
Lesson Plan
Soaking in the Good
Soaking in the Good
Lesson Plan
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
Lesson Plan
Pause, Breathe, Create
Pause, Breathe, Create
Lesson Plan
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
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness & Creation Stations
Mindfulness & Creation Stations
Lesson Plan
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
Lesson Plan
Write, Draw, Reflect
Write, Draw, Reflect
Lesson Plan
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
Lesson Plan
Thank You, Trees
Thank You, Trees
Worksheet
Thank You, Trees
Use the Thank You, Trees worksheet to have students spend quiet time reflecting in nature. Then, they will write a letter and thank a tree for all that it provides.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Seeing the Bright Side
Seeing the Bright Side
Worksheet
Seeing the Bright Side
With a tendency to focus on the negative, it's helpful to learn how to cultivate feelings of positivity, joy, and calmness. Children will practice seeing the bright side as a way to improve self-awareness, manage stress, and build social emotional skills.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Restorative Justice
Restorative Justice
Worksheet
Restorative Justice
In this worksheet, students seek to define "restorative justice" in their own words and draw a picture to represent the concept. They then work together to generate a list of ideas to help implement restorative justice in the classroom. 
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Letter to Future Students
Letter to Future Students
Worksheet
Letter to Future Students
Use this worksheet to have students write a letter to future students, offering support and guidance for the upcoming school year.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Creation Stations
Creation Stations
Worksheet
Creation Stations
Use this worksheet to guide students through different creation stations where they will practice and reflect on mindfulness.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet