This social awareness SEL curriculum includes 5 detailed lessons filled with hands-on and mindful activities that teach older kids about their identifying and communicating emotions, personality traits, self-esteem, and role models.
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 Self-Awareness unit cover?
Through a variety of thought-provoking lessons, discussions, community building ideas, and tons of engaging activities…
Lesson 1: Identifying Emotions
★Kids will learn to identify different emotions and what situations cause them. They will learn to recognize that feelings can be felt differently and that they are linked to our thoughts and behaviors.
Lesson 2: Communicating Emotions
★Kids will learn to handle and express emotions appropriately. They will practice using socially acceptable language to communicate feelings.
Lesson 3: Personality Traits & Personal Strengths
★Kids will learn what personality traits are and give personal examples. They will reflect on their own strengths and positive qualities, and describe what makes them successful at school.
Lesson 4: Confidence & Self-Esteem
★Kids will learn about confidence and self-esteem. They will describe why they are important and understand the varying degrees of each. They will learn to use positive self-talk and name things that they are good at.
Lesson 5: Role Models
★Kids will learn what a role model is, the positive qualities they have, and can identify role models in their lives. They will think of ways that they are and can be positive role models to others.
Activities included in the Self-Awareness 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
*Literature connections & writing activities
*Classroom display ideas
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.
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