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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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Emotion Charades
Emotion Charades
Lesson Plan
Emotion Charades
Help your ELs practice identifying how their peers are feeling to develop emotions vocabulary and support comprehension. It can be used as a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Emotions Wheel
Emotions Wheel
Worksheet
Emotions Wheel
Help your child make sense of their feelings by creating an emotions wheel. Students will reflect on a time when they have felt each of the emotions listed around the wheel, then they will create drawings to illustrate those times.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Elaborating on My Feelings
Elaborating on My Feelings
Lesson Plan
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
Learning How to Practice Gratitude
Learning How to Practice Gratitude
Lesson Plan
Learning How to Practice Gratitude
It all starts with gratitude. In this lesson, students will reflect on what they are grateful for and create a gratitude card and web of gratitude.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
The Way I Act
The Way I Act
Lesson Plan
The Way I Act
In this lesson, students will hear the story "The Way I Act" and complete two activities connected to the story. They will practice mindful breathing and explore how to have more control over their bodies, behaviors, emotions, and choices.
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
Word Bank: Emotion Charades
Word Bank: Emotion Charades
Worksheet
Word Bank: Emotion Charades
Build your students' emotional literacy with this handy emotion word bank! This resource provides students with visuals and a variety of emotion synonyms to increase their understanding of character traits in fictional text.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
My Many Colored Days
My Many Colored Days
Lesson Plan
My Many Colored Days
In this lesson, students will read the story *My Many Colored Days* by Dr. Seuss, and reflect on the many different feelings we may experience. They will use body maps to color in where they may feel different emotions in their body.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Yoga Flow
Yoga Flow
Lesson Plan
Yoga Flow
In this lesson, students will learn self-regulation techniques and be guided through yoga stretches and movements. Then, they will write about how yoga makes them feel and how it may help reduce stress.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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
The Way I Act
The Way I Act
Worksheet
The Way I Act
After reading The Way I Act by Steve Metzger, students can apply what they have learned about making healthy choices by choosing and completing two activities from this choice board.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
The Power of Words
The Power of Words
Lesson Plan
The Power of Words
Words can uplift others, but they can also cause harm. In this lesson, students will hear the story *Desmond and the Very Mean Word*, and they'll discuss the power of positive and negative words in friendships, school, and community.
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
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
Special Talents
Special Talents
Lesson Plan
Special Talents
In this lesson, students will work in groups and cut out pictures to make a collage that encapsulates their greatest strengths and talents. The class will compile all their collages to showcase their talents.
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
Learning to Listen With My Heart
Learning to Listen With My Heart
Lesson Plan
Learning to Listen With My Heart
Gabi Garcia's "Listening With My Heart" provides students with an opportunity to reflect on ways to extend themselves compassion all year long. This engaging lesson supports students in understanding what kindness is, as well as how to be kind to themselves and others in their daily lives.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
I Like Myself
I Like Myself
Lesson Plan
I Like Myself
Students will explore self-esteem through the book *I Like Myself* by Karen Beaumont. They will write secret kindness notes to others and to themselves, and reflect on how self-esteem can support connection with oneself and the community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
I Am Human
I Am Human
Lesson Plan
I Am Human
Deliberate practice of gratitude is a powerful way to grow happiness and build resilience. In this lesson, students will create a book as a way of reflecting on being human and practicing gratitude.
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
Quiet Place Poem
Quiet Place Poem
Worksheet
Quiet Place Poem
Use the Quiet Place Poem worksheet to help students find a quiet place in nature and write a poem about their experience after reflecting on what they see, hear, and feel.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Service for Our School Community
Service for Our School Community
Lesson Plan
Service for Our School Community
Service can bring out the best in people and communities. In this lesson, students discuss what it means to serve and explore ways that they would like to support their school and community with service work.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
This May Take Time: Growth Mindset
This May Take Time: Growth Mindset
Lesson Plan
This May Take Time: Growth Mindset
In this lesson, students will explore growth mindset and learn to shift from saying “This is too hard,” to “This may take time.” They will practice slowing down and building patience when things are challenging and require effort.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Lesson Plan
Creating a Community Story and Mobile
Creating a Community Story and Mobile
Worksheet
Creating a Community Story and Mobile
After reading a story about community, students will use this worksheet to create a mobile that illustrates and describes the many aspects of living in healthy relationships within communities.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet