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Grades 1–5
Social-Emotional Learning

From a Friend

by Nicolien Buholzer, 826LA

Lesson Summary

In this lesson, students write letters to someone special and reflect on the impact of being kind towards others.

Grades 3–6
Informational, Social-Emotional Learning

Take a Stand: Anti-Bullying Skits

by Jessica Barbaria, 826NYC

Lesson Summary

In this lesson, students dive into the many forms bullying can take, create scripts and role-play bullying scenarios, and reflect on their own experiences with bullying.

Grades 3–5
Narrative, Social-Emotional Learning

Stand Up with a Story: Anti-Bullying Strategies

by Nicolien Buholzer, 826LA

Lesson Summary

Students team up to write collaborative short stories about a character who stands up to a bully and discover how they can help end bullying.

Grades 1–5
Narrative, Social-Emotional Learning

Me…a Villain?

by Nicolien Buholzer, 826LA

Lesson Summary

Students consider the perspective of “other” in this lesson, where they create a villain with a compelling backstory and motivations and write short stories from the villain’s point of view.

Grades 1–3
Informational, Social-Emotional Learning

Kindness Counts

by Nicolien Buholzer, 826LA

Lesson Summary

Why does kindness count? In this lesson, students will consider acts of kindness they’ve experienced or witnessed and reflect on the difference that kindness makes in the world.