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This packet contains the lesson plans and printables from of our 36-week SEL-integrated Kindergarten Heroes™ curriculum. While SEL is integrated throughout all subjects within the Kindergarten Heroes curriculum™, these lesson plans focus on it directly each day.
WEEK 6 THEME – HEROES ARE PROACTIVE
This packet integrates with the Kindergarten Heroes™ complete year curriculum, however you can adapt these lessons to work as stand-alone units as well. The theme of Kindergarten Heroes™ Week 6 is Mary Anning! Our Character trait focus is Heroes Are Proactive. Our SEL strategy is "Dig into the Common Ground".
WEEK 6 FOCUS (Social Emotional Learning)
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Week 6 begins with introducing our hero of the week, paleontologist Mary Anning! This week students explore the feelings of anger, frustration and disappointment and how to use the SEL Strategy of the Week - Dig Into the Common Ground - to help build relationships and resolve interpersonal conflict. Students will see how Mary modeled proactivity when she used her meager resources to make major contributions! Lessons include playing fair and calming strategies for dealing with big feelings.
As we look into the life of Mary Anning, we’ll uncover how this clever scientist was proactive to solve problems and achieve her goals.
WEEK 6 PRINTABLES
KINDERGARTEN HEROES™ COORDINATING RESOURCES
The SEL lesson plans may be used conjunction with the matching Kindergarten Heroes™ subjects (Math, Science, Language, etc) or as a standalone subject to suit your needs. Buy the complete year bundle and save!
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING
This curriculum is fully SEL-integrated across all subjects. According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and the Aspen Institute's Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development, SEL-integrated curriculum is needed to strengthen student outcomes and life success. Research has conclusively proven that SEL skills work, can be taught and not only improve social skills but also improve academic development.
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