Students will display basic emotions they can feel.
Teach Social-emotional Learning with Comics
Students will illustrate a growth mindset.
Students will showcase their personal and collective goals.
Students will create a comic to show gratitude or thanks to someone who helped them.
Students will recognize the strengths in another person.
Students will demonstrate how they overcame an obstacle.
Students will illustrate how a group completed a task together.
Students will celebrate aspects of their personal and social identities.
Students will illustrate how they did or could play a game that they did not know before.
Students will show three to five steps to solve a problem.
Students will represent how critical thinking skills can be used in and out of school.
Students will share aspects of their own cultures.
Students will create a comic to demonstrate their understanding of empathy by showing the perspective of another person or party.
Students will create a comic to illustrate a task that has a positive impact on a community.
In this lesson, students will familiarize themselves with examples of gaslighting, and think about how it makes people feel or what they might do about it in real-life scenarios.
We are all faced with daily decisions, each of which has good and/or bad consequences. Our ability to tackle these choices in an informed and responsible manner is key to the development of our personal character. Illustrate the consequences of our decisions, big and small.
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Through prompted questions in comics, students will reflect on people and situations where they may have struggled with setting boundaries to better prepare for similar future scenarios.
Students will mindfully reflect on their week’s highlights, challenges and hopes using a mountain metaphor.
This lesson is intended to reinforce and create an individualized calm down strategy for students.
Through prompted questions in comics, students will reflect and learn to be grateful.
Students will create comics about personal traditions they celebrate outside of school.
Students will take a comic-based collaboration self-assessment to reflect on collaboration skills and goals.
Students will define visible characteristics that describe who they are and then explore the invisible characteristics, or things that are unseen and felt inside, that define who they are but people may not know.
Students will practice how to ask for help.
Students will take a true or false quiz to test their knowledge about digital usage and their mental health, and then create a comic showing some positive alternatives.
Students will create a motto using Mad-Lib type sentence frames.
Students will review the meaning of the acronym of “S.M.A.R.T.” goal in preparation to write a goal of their own.
Students will celebrate accomplishments they’ve achieved in the last year.
Students will use reflection questions to learn how to make good decisions at home and in school.
Students will use a comic to guide themselves through a short mindful practice.
Through this sample comic, students will learn to use compassionate words when apologizing.
Students will learn time management strategies, then choose one to use for a week.
Set your students up for life in and out of school by teaching them about healthy vs. unhealthy relationships.
Students will think about how they and others are feeling about the return to school.
Students will read a conflict comic and discuss conflict resolution.
Students will use comic scenarios to discuss whether or not the characters are showing integrity.
Students will practice different coping mechanisms that can help with anxiety.
Students will learn about living as an upstander and explore what they might say to someone who is bullying someone else.
Students will review brain terminology.
Students will organize panels in the sample comic in the order of their own morning routines.
Students will practice kindness while completing a Kindness Comic Bingo Card.
Students will learn to combat procrastination with this activity.
Students will learn the difference between joking and bullying.
Play a game of Would You Rather to create opinion comics with your students.
Students will share their life in a comic.
Students will create themselves as “Perseverance Superheroes” and find a quote that inspires them to never give up.
Students will illustrate people in their lives that they trust and can confide in.
Students will illustrate a classroom or school expectation in comic book style.
Students will practice showing empathy in different comic scenarios.
Students will create a comic journal documenting what they’re grateful for.
Students will create a comic depicting a variety of emotions.
Students will explore responsibility and reflect on how they would handle authentic moral dilemmas they may face in school or in life.
Students will interview a classmate and create a comic celebrating their unique strengths and passions.
Students will explore the power of “yet” and create a “Things We Can’t Do Yet!” comic.