Following a PBIS model of “Morning Meetings,” a morning huddle
is a way to set the day in a safe and inviting space in the classroom. It is a time for students to reflect on yesterday, talk about how they are feeling, and set some goals for the day.
• Morning huddles intent is to teach students social and
emotional learning and help assist your classroom in setting
SEL goals and curriculum
• After explicitly teaching the routines and expectations, Morning
huddles should be student centered and driven.
• Using a tangible item, such as a stress ball, will help show
students whose turn it is to talk. It is a great reminder for
students to track the speaker and listen to others.
• At the beginning, students may be more shy and closed off. But
as students become more comfortable with the morning huddle
routines, they start to Open up more and are willing to share.
• This daily discussion can focus on speaking in complete
sentences, making eye contact, and set meaningful goals.
• Last but definitely not least, this is a time to review academic
What is included in the pack?
Whiteboard pages to project on board.
Over 100 SEL discussion prompts that focus on positivity, responsibility,
respect, and working and playing safely
Student pages to write discussion responses and goals
Morning Greeting ideas