With this engaging lesson, your class can gain a better understanding of their personal identities. Along with this, they will explore concepts like tribalism/group identity, given/created identities, the fluidity of identities, and much more. This lesson can be for various age groups depending on how in-depth you would like to go. I have used this with my 6th-grade class as well as with my 12th-grade. Both loved it! Included: -12 slide PowerPoint -2 class discussion activities -1 handout
Talk about healthy relationships with your high schoolers in an interactive way! This 22 slide PowerPoint lesson covers the elements of healthy/unhealthy relationships and how to set necessary boundaries. Students can follow along with notes (journaling exercises provided in the worksheet) as well as participate in the various activities/discussion questions. My classes each year have had meaningful and open discussions with this lesson!! Included: -22 slide PowerPoint -Roleplay -Worksheet -Various discussion questions
With this fun and interactive lesson, you will be able to help your class be prepared for both receiving and giving constructive criticism. The examples and roleplays given are both academic, as well as personal/friendship examples to ensure the content is relatable and appliable to their lives. In my classes, I try and make humor a large part of our learning. With that in mind, I created the slides to have memes and examples that will make the class smile and want to focus on each and every slide. I hope your class loves this lesson as much as mine do! Included: 23 engaging ppt slides (.odp) -Google slides version -Printable roleplay cards (3 situations) -Blank printable roleplay cards
Teaching anti-racism is in the classroom is essential, but sometimes we don’t know where to start. With this interactive Powerpoint, it guides you through what race is, the history of race, what racism/anti-racism is, along with microaggressions, stereotypes, privilege and discrimination. There are videos, timed activities, and discussion points to get your students talking and listening to each other’s experiences. This resource is FREE because I know it needs to be in every high school classroom! I hope your class enjoys this and can have meaningful conversations from its content. Please let me know if there is any way to improve this resource for your class!
With this engaging activity you can breach a taboo topic by asking the students to review 7 candidates and determine who to hire. The catch is, they start with only the name! In each round they are given details about the candidates. These details are pertaining to race, gender, age, sexuality, physical and mental ability, and eventually their qualifications for the job. From this activity (and the conversation guide attached) students can see some of the biases and prejudges they might hold and reflect on ways they can be open to the people around them. Included: -slideshow presentation -worksheet to go along with slideshow -guided questions page
In this No Prep Lesson on Diversity/Stereotypes, your class will gain a greater understanding of inclusion and acceptance of our various differences. This workshop/lesson is far from a lecture! The students will do most of the work and will be encouraged to share personal experiences in small groups. This will lead to deeper understanding, compassion, and stronger bonds within your class. Personally, I like to have this workshop the first few weeks of class to start the group off on a good note. They have always enjoyed it! Included in and with the Powerpoint: -Activity Handout -1 Core Activity -4 Group Discussion Points -16 Neatly Designed and Animated Slides (Google Slides )
This is a complete BOOM CARDS lesson on positive self-talk that helps students be mindful and identify negative/harmful thoughts. Not only are there videos and audio, but they too need to interact and challenge the negative thoughts with writing examples and matching exercises. There are 15 slides with video, audio and activities that will last most of the class period. You do not need a Boom Cards membership!! Just create an account with the link provided and this resource is yours. If you have any questions feel free to email me at email@example.com.
With this SPHE bundle, students will learn how to be in healthy relationships with themselves, their friends, family and fellow students. Through engaging powerpoints and activities (roleplays and simulations) students will practice communication skills like Active Listening, Empathetic Responses, and Conflict Resolution along with broader subjects like identity, personal values, diversity, and anti-racism education. This bundle includes 8 complete lessons along with countless roleplays and 2 full simulations. It’s great for upper middle school and high school students and can be used by teachers, counselors and coaches. Included -8 neat & creative PowerPoint lessons -Class Discussion Slides -2 Full Simulation with roleplay cards/handouts/case study background Various Roleplays with printable handouts/instructions
With this engaging bundle, you can breach many difficult topics in our modern classrooms- Stereotypes, Prejudices, and Discrimination. Through interactive learning (simulations and group activities) your class can gain a greater understanding of their personal identities, the identities of each other, and promote a classroom culture of inclusion and belonging. This bundle includes: -3 Full Lessons -3 Activities (1 Simulation) -3 Handouts -6 Group Discussion Points -40 Neatly Designed and Animated Slides -Reflection Worksheet
This Simulation is a real-life case study that will help students understand conflict resolution/mediation/ as well as challenges in modern communities. After being given roles to play in a large conflict, students will have to think critically, act empathetically, and speak directly in order for a holistic solution to be agreed upon. By the end, the students should be able to communicate their needs clearly, while understanding the needs of others though deeper questioning. Beyond this simulation’s learning objectives, it is fun! My classes love this activity and talk about it all school year! Includes: -Teachers instructions -PowerPoint for context -Example Pictures -7 descriptive roles Background Sheet -Simulation Schedules -Guided Reflection
This resource has 12 facial expressions ready to be cut out and used in your circle time. To save ink, there is an option for black and white printing which is great on colored paper. I’ve used these cutouts with PreK up until 5th grade and all my students have enjoyed changing the expressions throughout the day depending on their feelings. Click on the star above to “Follow” Peaceful PLAY on TpT so you will get notifications each time a new resource is added! Thanks for leaving feedback after downloading this product!
With this fun BOOM CARDS deck, students can both learn about self-control and identify it in various situations. First, there is an engaging animated video on self-control/managing impulsivity and questions about the “stop, think, act” method. Following this, there are 5 different stories where the students determine whether the person in the story showed self-control or not. It’s a great way for them to apply what they are learning. Each slide includes audio and colorful pictures! You do not need to buy a Boom Cards membership!! Just create a free account with the link provided and these 6 resources are yours. If you have any questions feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skills in emotional intelligence are ones that cannot simply be taught. They come with time and practice, and this resource will help allow your students to practice the skill of empathy in a safe environment. They will not only learn the crucial elements in giving empathetic responses, but they will reflect on failed attempts at empathy and have the chance to roleplay what they’ve learned. It’s fun, its thought-provoking, and all my students have learned a lot from this lesson/activity. Included: -12 Slides w/ videos embedded -Activity/Roleplay -Roleplay Handout -Roleplay Cards
Teaching communication skills in the classroom is not one that can easily be taught through lectures. Students need to not only understand the theory but also know how to apply it in real-life situations. With this engaging and interactive lesson, students can learn about, reflect on, and** practice active listening. ** These slides and roleplay cards provide an understanding of what active listening is/looks like, helps students reflect on times they’ve felt heard or unheard, and allows students space for class discussion and 3 fun roleplays. **This lesson will help your students be better friends and communicators both inside and outside of the classroom **** Included -15 neat & creative PowerPoint slides -Class Discussion slides -3 Roleplays with 6 role cards (Printable)
Enjoy a set of 32 seasonal Mindful Minute Cards to use for your morning meetings. This is a great way to promote mindfulness in your class in a way that kids can understand and enjoy. Put them on popsicle sticks and you’re set to have daily mindful minutes. Included: 10 Mindful Minute FALL cards 12 Mindful Minute WINTER cards 10 Mindful Minute SPRING cards
This lesson helps classes understand what mental health is and the importance of talking about it. Included: -11 Slides -3 Video Links -Slides on common mental illnesses -Slides on factors that contribute to mental illness -Slides on prevention and management -Class discussion point
10 Conflict Reflection cards that guide your students to empathy and self-reflection during/after a conflict. I either keep these cards in 2 envelopes or on binder rings and when my students get into conflict, I ask them to separate and read through them alone. These questions are aimed at helping the students understand how they are feeling, how they can communicate this, and how they can respect other people’s needs and emotions. It’s a great way for the students to resolve their conflicts instead of you solving it for them. Included: -10 printable conflict reflection cards (Small Size) -10 Printable conflict reflection cards (Large Size) -Google Slides presentation of the questions
Check-in with your class every week in a fun way! This popcorn-themed check-in helps the students reflect on the week’s highlights and challenges. It also helps you know how many hours the kids are sleeping, spending behind a screen, and playing outside. Overall, it’s a great way to get a feel for how everyone is doing this week. You do not need a Boom Cards membership!! Just create a free account with the link provided and this resource is yours. If you have any questions feel free to email me at email@example.com.
This no-prep lesson & activity help students learn the importance of owning their feelings. They will be able to do roleplays using various examples and the outline, “When you ______, I feel ______.” Instead of “you make me feel _____.” Included: -15 colorful slides -3 Roleplays