Is there anyone like me? This is the question Dave and Boris set out to answer. Ever individual is unique and special how they are. Dave discuss the importance of being authentic and leads the students to creatively express their individuality. The world needs to be touched by every child's unique fingerprint.
Age Group: Early Elementary/KS1
This lesson cross references the SEL Core Competency: 'Self-Awareness.' Dave and Boris discuss the incredible individuality of every person. This episode drives students towards self discovery and encourages them to develop confidence in their interests and personal values. The lesson stresses the importance of creative expression as a tool for demonstrating honesty and bravely communicating individual identities even when not totally understood by those around them.
This lesson cross-references with M 3. from the ASCA Mindset and Behavior Standards.
MW2: Mental Wellbeing - that there is a normal range of emotions (e.g. happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, nervousness) and scale of emotions that all humans experience in relation to different experiences and situations.
MW3: Mental Wellbeing - how to recognise and talk about their emotions, including having a varied vocabulary of words to use when talking about their own and others’ feelings.
MW6: Mental Wellbeing - simple self-care techniques, including the importance of rest, time spent with friends and family and the benefits of hobbies and interests.