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1st Grade Social-Emotional Learning

In first grade, teachers create learning opportunities that help children see beyond themselves, take accountability for their actions, and understand that they are part of a larger community. Through the modeling of behavior, reading of books and celebration of similarities and differences, children build compassion and empathy for others, confidence and autonomy, and a sense of justice and kindness.

Activities that support development:

  • Identity studies
  • Changemaker studies
  • Monthly heritage studies
  • Individual and group conversations to address classroom issues and reiterate group goals