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Training Our Puppy Mind
Training Our Puppy Mind
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Training Our Puppy Mind
In this lesson, students will practice mindfulness and learn how our minds can be like a puppy. They will learn that we can use mindfulness to train our wandering minds by bringing our thoughts back to our bodies, breathing, or sounds.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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This May Take Time: Growth Mindset
This May Take Time: Growth Mindset
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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
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My Best Self
My Best Self
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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
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I Am Human
I Am Human
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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
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What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What Makes an Awesome Leader?
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What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What makes an excellent leader? In this lesson, students will discuss leadership and design a video that informs others of what it means to be a positive leader.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Kindness Goes a Long Way
Kindness Goes a Long Way
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Kindness Goes a Long Way
Performing acts of kindness and love can bring classrooms together! In this lesson, students will hear true stories of random acts of kindness and will perform kind deeds of their own in groups.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Problem Solving and Cooperation
Problem Solving and Cooperation
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Problem Solving and Cooperation
Group work can build cooperation and problem-solving skills inside and outside of the classroom! In this lesson, students will discuss cooperation and practice using cooperative techniques in human knot and tower-building activities.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Animal Poses to Create Calm
Animal Poses to Create Calm
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Animal Poses to Create Calm
Mindful movement can support calm and can also be fun! In this lesson, students will create their own animal pose to teach the class, then journal and draw a picture of themselves in their mindful movement animal pose.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Friendship Tea
Friendship Tea
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Friendship Tea
The recipe for friendship includes kindness, honesty, and understanding, among other things! In this lesson, students will discuss the recipe for friendship, make a perfect pot of tea, and reflect on how to make upset friends feel better.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Mindfulness & Creation Stations
Mindfulness & Creation Stations
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Mindfulness & Creation Stations
In this lesson, students will move through stations to practice and reflect on the mindfulness and social emotional learning tools that they have learned throughout the year.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Pause, Breathe, Create
Pause, Breathe, Create
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Pause, Breathe, Create
In this lesson, students will explore how art can be a tool to express or reflect on emotions.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Relating with Empathy
Relating with Empathy
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Relating with Empathy
Being able to step into another's shoes can support healthy relationships and compassionate young people! Students will be able to define the word "empathy." They will discuss different scenarios and perform skits that illustrate empathy.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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The Forgiveness Garden
The Forgiveness Garden
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The Forgiveness Garden
Resolving conflicts and forgiving others is a powerful lesson in the story "The Forgiveness Garden." In this lesson, students will read the story, discuss conflict resolution, and practice forgiveness tools.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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We Are Peacemakers
We Are Peacemakers
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We Are Peacemakers
On some level, all humans want to feel peace and to feel loved. In this lesson, students will practice sending peaceful thoughts to themselves and others and discuss how these practices can support peace in their lives and community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Service for Our School Community
Service for Our School Community
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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
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Write, Draw, Reflect
Write, Draw, Reflect
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Write, Draw, Reflect
In this lesson, students will reflect on what they have learned, connected to mindfulness and living in a caring community, and will write a letter to a future student to encourage them in their learning, as well.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Mindful Animal Movement
Mindful Animal Movement
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Mindful Animal Movement
Let's move mindfully, with focus and ease, like a frog or a gorilla! In this lesson, students will practice mindful movement and come up with their own mindful animal movements that they can then teach to a peer.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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