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4th Grade Classroom Lessons

4th Grade Unit 1
Self-Awareness & Self-Management

Questions
1. What are strong emotions? 2. How are strong emotions connected to the brain?

Students will know:
1. The definition of anxiety, stress, and anger. 2. Which verbal and nonverbal cues are associated with strong emotions?


Materials
MindUp

Videos
Amygdala

Managing Stress

Hippocampus





4th Grade Unit 2
Responsible Decision Making


Questions

1. How do you make a decision?

Students will know:
1. Decisions and choices can be based on specific factors. 2. Consequences can be both positive and negative. 3. Understand that consequences affect many individuals not only self.


Materials
Circles of Control.pdf


4th Grade Unit 3
Social Awareness



Questions
1. What is prejudice and discrimination? 2. How does prejudice and discrimination relate to bullying?

Students will know:
1. Prejudice is a thought you have about an individual before you know him/her. 2. Discrimination is treating someone poorly based on a prejudice 3. A response to discrimination may include providing support to the target, seeking additional help, or ignoring the situation 4. As a witness to discrimination, providing support to the target in front of the peer audience may decrease future discrimination


Materials
Ally or Bystander.pdf
Empathy & Prejudice.pdf


4th Grade Unit 4
Relationship Skills

Questions
1. How do we resolve conflict? 2. What character traits make up a good friend?

Students will know:
1.   A good friend is someone who gives you respect, good feelings, and has character traits that you value. 2.  Definitions for resolutions:  conflict; compromise, agree to disagree, brainstorming, getting help