Friendship & Relationships - 3-5 Social Emotional Learning & Character Education

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  1. The mind + heart Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for Grade 3-5 includes 8 units with 5+ detailed, character education LESSONS filled with TONS of hands-on and mindfulness activities that encourage older kids to express themselves and build important social-emotional skills. Teach children the m
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  2. This Relationships & Friendship SEL curriculum BUNDLE for Grades 3-5 includes the PRINTABLE VERSION & a DIGITAL VERSION. Use both perfectly-aligned resources together to teach older kids about developing strong relationships with their teacher and peers, how to be a good friend and how to ma
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This relationships SEL curriculum includes 5 detailed lessons filled with hands-on and mindful activities that teach older kids about developing strong relationships with their teacher and peers, how to be a good friend and how to make friends, as well as practice ways to be an effective communicator and how to cooperate and work well in a group.

The lessons and activities work great for morning classroom meetings or daily lessons, school counselors and classroom teachers, and kids in grades 3-5.

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What does this Relationship unit cover?

Through a variety of thought-provoking lessons, discussions, community building ideas, and tons of engaging activities…

Lesson 1: Teacher-Student Relationship

★Kids will learn to understand what a relationship is and why the teacher-student one is important. They will work on this relationship together through get to know you activities and open discussions.

Lesson 2: Communication Skills

★Kids will learn to understand the importance of effective communication skills in building relationships. They will practice and demonstrate these skills with others.

Lesson 3: What is a Friend?

★Kids will learn to describe what a friend is and the qualities they possess. They will identify ways that they can be a good friend and work towards that goal.

Lesson 4: Making & Keeping Friends

★Kids will learn to describe specific behaviors and strategies they can use to help them make friends. They will understand that there are dilemmas and ways that they can be avoided.

Lesson 5: Collaboration & Teamwork

★Kids will learn to understand the importance of collaboration and teamwork in the classroom. They will work cooperatively with others for a common goal.

Activities included in the Relationship unit:

Look at the PREVIEW for a look at this SEL unit up close and the variety of lessons and activities included!

  • Discussion Starters cards
  • Lesson Challenge Task Cards
  • Anchor chart pieces & examples
  • Reflection Journal
  • Bulletin board ideas & materials
  • Literature connections & writing activities
  • Tons of linked videos to support lessons
  • Games - Bingo & Board
  • Scenario task cards
  • Posters
  • Foldable craftivity
  • Vocabulary lesson
  • Friendship quote banner
  • Ice Breaker activities
  • Student survey & Questionnaire
  • & more!

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Notes for Teachers:

Teachers are provided with lesson materials, instructions, and a layout that is simple and easy to implement. mind+heart is a flexible SEL curriculum that can be taught when educators have time, while the recommendation is to teach a lesson once or more a week. The format works well during morning or classroom meetings.

mind+heart loosely aligns with the CASEL framework of the 5 core competencies for SEL, as well as other state SEL initiatives, which are research-based. It provides educators with an affordable and accessible option that is comprehensive and appropriate for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade elementary classrooms.

Looking for MORE great resources?

Class Management BUNDLE

Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for K-2

Check out the other SEL units for 3-5:


Self-Management & Mindfulness

Growth Mindset & SMART Goal Setting

Friendship & Relationships

Social Awareness: Empathy, Peer Pressure, Conflict Resolution, Bullying

Kindness, Gratitude, & Bucket Filling

Respect, Honesty & Integrity, & Stereotyping

Responsibility, Leadership, & Decision Making

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