4th Grade Classroom Lessons

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

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?




Managing Stress


4th Grade Unit 2
Responsible Decision Making


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. Pros Cons

4th Grade Decision Making Sheet.pdf


4th Grade Unit 3
Relationship Skills

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

Conflict Resolution Model

Step 1: Cool Off Deep Breath Move your body away Squeeze something Six Sides of Breathing

Step 2: I-Statement I feel/felt ______ when I (see/saw/hear/heard) _________ because _________________. What I would like is ___________________.

Step 3: Show we Understand What I heard you say is you feel ________ because _________.

Step 4: Brainstorm Solutions Compromise Ask for adult help Do your own thing

Step 5: Discuss and Select a Solution Calmly talk about which solution would work and why. Be prepared to work together.

4th Grade Unit 4
Social Awareness

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

Ally or Bystander.pdf
Empathy & Prejudice.pdf