SEL Curriculum
Pre K-12

Unit 1: SKILLS FOR LEARNING

Lesson 1: Learning to Listen

Lesson 2: Focusing Attention

Lesson 3: Following Directions

Lesson 4: Self-talk and Staying on Task

Lesson 5: Being Assertive

Unit 2: EMPATHY

Lesson 6: Feelings (1st Gr.: Identifying Feelings)

Lesson 7: More Feelings (1st Gr.: Looking for more Clues)

Lesson 8: Identifying Anger (1st Gr.: Similarities and Differences)

Lesson 9: Same or Different? (1st Gr. Feelings Change)

Lesson 10: Accidents

Lesson 11: Caring and Helping (1st Gr. Showing Care and concern)

Unit 3: EMOTION MANAGEMENT

Lesson 12: We Feel Feelings in our Bodies (1st Gr.: Identifying our own Feelings)

Lesson 13: Managing Frustration (1st Gr. Strong Feelings)

Lesson 14: Calming Down Strong Feelings (1st. Gr. Calming Down Anger)

Lesson 15: Handling Waiting (1st Gr.: Self talk for Calming Down)

Lesson 16: Managing Anger (1st Gr.: Managing Worry)

Lesson 18: Handling being Knocked Down

Unit 4: PROBLEM SOLVING

Lesson 19: Solving Problems (1st Gr.: Lesson 17 Solving Problems,pt. 1)

Lesson 20: Inviting to Play (1st Gr.: Lesson 18 Solving Problems,pt. 2)

Lesson 21: Fair ways to Play (1st Gr.: Lesson 19 Fair ways to Play)

Lesson 22: Having Fun with Friends (1st Gr.: Lesson 20 Inviting to Join in)

Lesson 23: Handling Having Things Taken Away (1st Gr.: Lesson 21 Handling name-calling)

Lesson 24: Handling Name-calling (1st Gr.: Lesson 22 Review)

Lesson 25: Review

Unit 1: SKILLS FOR LEARNING

Lesson 1: Being Respectful Learners

Lesson 2: Focusing Attention and Listening

Lesson 3: Using Self-Talk

Lesson 4: Being Assertive

Unit 2: EMPATHY

Lesson 5: Identifying Feelings

Lesson 6: Learning More about Feelings

Lesson 7: Feeling Confident

Lesson 8: Respecting Different Perspectives

Lesson 9: Showing Compassion

Lesson 10: Predicting Feelings

Unit 3: EMOTION MANAGEMENT

Lesson 11: Introducing Emotion Management

Lesson 12: Managing Embarrassment

Lesson 13: Handling Making Mistakes

Lesson 14: Managing Anxious Feelings

Lesson 15: Managing Anger

Lesson 16: Finishing Tasks

Unit 4: PROBLEM SOLVING

Lesson 17: Solving Problems Pt. 1

Lesson 18: Solving Problems Pt. 2

Lesson 19: Taking Responsibility

Lesson 20: Responding to Classroom Exclusion

Lesson 21: Playing Fairly on the Playground

Lesson 22: Review

Unit 1: SKILLS FOR LEARNING

Lesson 1: Being Respectful Learners

Lesson 2: Using Self-talk

Lesson 3: Being Assertive

Lesson 4: Planning to Learn

Unit 2: EMPATHY

Lesson 5: Identifying Others’ Feelings

Lesson 6: Understanding Perspectives

Lesson 7: Conflicting Feelings

Lesson 8: Accepting Differences

Lesson 9: Showing Compassion

Lesson 10: Making Friends

Unit 3: EMOTION MANAGEMENT

Lesson 11: Introducing Emotion Management

Lesson 12: Managing Test Anxiety

Lesson 13: Handling Accusations

Lesson 14: Managing Disappointment

Lesson 15: Managing Anger

Lesson 16: Managing Hurt Feelings

Unit 4: PROBLEM SOLVING

Lesson 17: Solving Problems Pt. 1

Lesson 18: Solving Problems Pt. 2

Lesson 19: Solving Classroom Problems

Lesson 20: Solving Peer Exclusion Problems

Lesson 21: Dealing with Negative Peer pressure

Lesson 22: Review

Unit 1: EMPATHY AND SKILLS FOR LEARNING

Lesson 1: Empathy and Respect

Lesson 2: Listening with Attention

Lesson 3: Being Assertive

Lesson 4: Respecting Similarities and Differences

Lesson 5: Understanding Complex Feelings

Lesson 6: Understanding Different Perspectives

Lesson 7: Conversation and Compliments

Lesson 8: Joining In

Lesson 9: Showing Compassion

Unit 2: EMOTION MANAGEMENT

Lesson 10: Introducing Emotion Management

Lesson 11: Managing Strong Feelings

Lesson 12: Calming Down Anger

Lesson 13: Managing Anxiety

Lesson 14: Avoiding Jumping to Conclusions

Lesson 15: Handling Put-Downs

Unit 3: PROBLEM SOLVING

Lesson 16: Solving Problems Pt. 1

Lesson 17: Solving Problems Pt. 2

Lesson 18: Making a Plan

Lesson 19: Solving Playground Problems

Lesson 20: Taking Responsibility for Your Actions

Lesson 21: Dealing with Peer Pressure

Lesson 22: Review

Unit 1: EMPATHY AND SKILLS FOR LEARNING

Lesson 1: Empathy and Respect

Lesson 2: Listening with Attention

Lesson 3: Being Assertive

Lesson 4: Predicting Feelings

Lesson 5: Taking Others’ Perspectives

Lesson 6: Accepting Differences

Lesson 7: Disagreeing Respectfully

Lesson 8: Responding with Compassion

Unit 2: EMOTION MANAGEMENT

Lesson 9: Introducing Emotion Management

Lesson 10: Calming down

Lesson 11: Managing Anxiety

Lesson 12: Managing Frustration

Lesson 13: Resisting Revenge

Lesson 14: Handling Put-Downs

Lesson 15: Avoiding Assumptions

Unit 3: PROBLEM SOLVING

Lesson 16: Solving Problems Pt. 1

Lesson 17: Solving Problems Pt. 2

Lesson 18: Making a Plan

Lesson 19: Seeking Help

Lesson 20: Dealing with Gossip

Lesson 21: Dealing with Peer Pressure

Lesson 22: Review

CSEFEL: Preschool

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.

Second Step: K-5th Grade

The lesson outlines in the drop-down menus below represent the DNUSD Second Step curriculum. Video lessons have been developed by our school counselors and are available through Canvas. Please reach out to your individual school counselor/teacher to ask how to access the video lessons for your child.

 

Second Step: Grados K-5

Las lecciones en los menús desplegables a continuación representan el plan de estudios “Second Step” de DNUSD. Las lecciones en video han sido desarrolladas por nuestros consejeros escolares y están disponibles a través de Canvas. Comuníquese con su consejero / maestro individual de la escuela para preguntar cómo acceder a las lecciones en video para su estudiante.

 

Sources of Strength: 6th-12 Grades

 

“Sources of Strength is the first suicide prevention program involving peer leaders to enhance protective factors associated with reducing suicide at the school population level.”

American Journal of Public Health

Sources of Strength

“Power of You” Program: 6th Grade

The PDF Powerpoint to the right contains the content of the 4 classroom lessons

El PDF Powerpoint a la derecha contiene el contenido de las 4 lecciones de la clase.

All 6th graders within the district participate in a Social Emotional Learning program entitled Power of You (POY) provided by two Ventura County SELPA Social Emotional Services Specialists. POY is both a Tier 1 and Tier 2 SEL support/intervention. This is a character education and social-emotional support program for our 6th grade students funded through the Mental Health Services Act grant. The program has two phases including 4 classroom lessons for all MUSD 6th grade students (Tier 1) and then small group sessions for those students identified by the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire as needing more support (Tier 2). Topics include respecting self and others, empathy, understanding feelings, coping skills and healthy problem solving. Ventura County SELPA clinicians will be leading the lessons and sessions while building the capacity of our MUSD staff to sustain this program beyond the 3-year grant.

Todos los estudiantes de sexto grado dentro del distrito participan en un programa de aprendizaje socioemocional titulado “Power of You” (POY) proporcionado por dos especialistas en servicios socioemocionales de SELPA del condado de Ventura. POY es un apoyo / intervención SEL de Nivel 1 y Nivel 2. Este es un programa de educación del carácter y apoyo socioemocional para nuestros estudiantes de sexto grado financiado a través de la subvención de la Ley de Servicios de Salud Mental. El programa tiene dos fases que incluyen 4 lecciones para todos los estudiantes de sexto grado de MUSD (Nivel 1) y luego sesiones de grupos pequeños para aquellos estudiantes identificados por el Cuestionario de Fortalezas y Dificultades que necesitan más apoyo (Nivel 2). Los temas incluyen el respeto a uno mismo y a los demás, empatía, comprensión de los sentimientos, habilidades de afrontamiento y resolución saludable de problemas. Los médicos de SELPA del condado de Ventura dirigirán las lecciones y sesiones mientras desarrollan la capacidad de nuestro personal de MUSD para sostener este programa más allá de la subvención de 3 años.

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