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173 resources with the concept emotional development

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Sally’s Super Day

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewAfter having a bad day, Sally took scholars' suggestions and had a super day. Pupils listen to her newest short story then discuss the events that occurred. They sort each event by what was in her control and what was not. Participants...
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Chapter 1: Circle of Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewVolition, or will-power, is the focus of a lesson plan that brings forth the Native symbol, the Circle of Life, to instill the importance of responsible decision-making. Scholars take part in six activities that empower them to reflect...
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Chapter 2: Learning About Adolescence

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New Review The Native American symbol, The Circle of Life, represents life's spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional well being. By way of deep discussion, and two games, the lesson uses the Circle of Life to explore the stages of maturity,...
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Chapter 3: Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewBy way of group discussion, reading, and role-play a series of six activities encourage scholars to make responsible decisions. Following an online introduction, pupils review the concept of volition and answer questions. Middle...
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Chapter 4: Learning About Disease

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewCommunicable diseases are the focus of a lesson plan that primarily uses discussion, a hands-on activity, and a worksheet to drive their point home. Lotion and glitter create a strong visual for communicable diseases. A practice page...
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Puberty: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Going through puberty isn't easy, or for the faint of heart. Prepare middle schoolers for the challenges of the changes with activities that ask them to assume the role of a reporter for the Human Body Olympics. Writers craft a news...
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My Problem…Your Problem…Our Problem

For Teachers 6th Standards
Encourage sixth graders to take responsibility for their actions and become a problem solver. Pupils discuss new problems faced in sixth grade then identify ones that involve other people. A worksheet guides their practice in conflict...
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Healthy Relationships: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help middle schoolers develop healthy relationships with a series of activities that teaches them not only to recognize and protect themselves from unhealthy relationships, but also how to develop and maintain positive ones. In addition,...
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Puberty: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
With puberty comes lots of changes to one's body. Scholars explore those changes with two lessons that examine the role of the pituitary gland and hormones. In the first lesson, pupils take on the role of the pituitary gland, write a...
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Learning area 3: Explore a Wide Range of Jobs and Challenge Preconceptions

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Squash the notion that certain jobs are meant for a boy or girl with a unit comprised of nine activities. Through discussion, videos, audio clips, worksheets, and readings, scholars examine stereotypes related to specific jobs and...
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Learning area 2: Challenging Stereotypes and Discrimination

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Six powerful and eyeopening lessons provide scholars with activities designed to challenge stereotypes and discrimination. The unit provides reading material with which pupils read and discuss. Grand conversations lead to physically...
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Keep Finding the Positive

For Teachers 5th Standards
Group members take on roles to create a positive classroom community. Learners perform their role—leader, recorder, presenter, timekeeper, encourager, and collector—in preparation for a formal presentation of their positive thinking...
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Are You Balanced?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Balance scales create a strong visual of how an individual prioritizes one's self alongside their commitments to the community, school, and home. Scholars complete a graphic organizer then discuss their findings with their peers. A...
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Think Positive!

For Teachers 4th Standards
Following an attention-grabbing read-aloud, scholars brainstorm ways they can change negative thoughts into positive thoughts. Small groups plan and perform a skit that showcases one of the new ideas to uplift one's feelings....
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What Color is Your Apple?

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Build your classroom community with an activity that uses apples to examine oneself and their classmates. Participants draw four large apples on blank paper then exchange them within a small group. Group members write a character trait...
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Goldilocks Revisited

For Teachers 2nd Standards
After a read-aloud of the story Goldielocks and the Three Bears, scholars gather into small groups to answer a series of questions. Peers examine the idea of smart decisions and identify three feelings of characters alongside three...
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The Many Roles I Play in My Community

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Small groups brainstorm their roles in the community. Then, individually, complete a community roles web worksheet. Peers share their completed product and extend the conversation to include the feelings and character traits that go...
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Character Clovers

For Teachers 1st Standards
Build a classroom community with a lesson that uses character clovers to examine scholars' roles. Following a whole-class discussion, participants list four roles they play and accompany it with the character traits that go along with it. 
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How I Act Is Who I Am

For Teachers K Standards
A lesson centers itself around the topic of family roles. A whole-class discussion uses puppets and posters to go in-depth into the following character traits; caring, responsibility, respect, and cooperation. The discussion closes with...
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Happy, Sad, Scared and Mad: All Belong To Me

For Teachers K Standards
"What are feelings?" and "Why are feelings important to understand?" are the essential questions of a lesson that boosts self-awareness. Scholars discuss the four basic emotions—happy, sad, scared, and mad—in preparation for a creative...
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BIG Ideas about BIG Feelings

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A read-aloud of the story, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, begins a lesson all about big emotions. Scholars share a time when someone they know exhibited strong feelings, focusing on what they said, looked like, and how they...
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Identify and Act to Prevent Bullying in Our Class

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars begin by listing words related to bullying then discuss their definition as a class. Small groups write sentences or draw a picture that reflects what it is to be a bully, what they do, and how it feels to be bullied. A master...
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Navigating Emotions

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A lesson plan instills the importance of appropriately navigating emotions. To begin, pupils act out emotions or play a themed-game. A discussion about feelings leads the way to scenario role-play. Pairs compose a dialogue that showcases...
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Empathy and Friendship

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Instill the importance of empathy with a lesson that tasks scholars to role-play a scenario in which they exhibit the desired behavior towards their peers. Small groups work collaboratively to create a skit in response to a specific...