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How can you shine on the world around you? What can you do to share happiness, positivity, andlove? I hope you’ll not only write about them, but that you’ll go out and do them. Let’s light upthe world around us and make life brighter and better for ourselves and others just like MotherTeresa did.”Time permitting, you can have students share their list with a partner, in small groupsor with the larger class.SEL Skills TaughtSelf-awarenessSelf-managementSocial awarenessRelationship skillsResponsible decision-makingPOWER SURGE 2– TIME CAPSULE CHECK INEducator Prep• Prepare a box as a time capsule, or prepare envelopes for students to use.• Have the box or envelopes used for the Courage Time Capsule available to be opened.Activity“Do you remember the time capsule we created at the end of the Courage Unit? We are going togo back and look at what we included in that time capsule earlier in the year. This is a good timefor us to reflect on our intentions and goals, where we were then and where we are now. You aregoing to have time to privately look at your addition to the time capsule. When you revisit itthink about the following: Has anything changed since you put this in the time capsule? Haveyou stuck with your intention/goal? What have you done well? How have you been successful?
©2017 Jesse Lewis Choose Love MovementGrade 8|Unit2:Gratitude|84How has your life been impacted?”Allow a few minutes for student reflection. You may reflect and discuss as partners, in small groups,or as larger group.“Now we are going to add something again to the time capsule. This time, I’d like you to make anyupdates to your courage intention/goal that you think you need to. Additionally, I’d like you towrite a statement of gratitude expressing thanks and encouragement to yourself for what you’veaccomplished already while practicing courage. Let’s also highlight a way in which you are go-ing to continue to practice gratitude moving forward. We’ll add these to the capsule and revisitthem at the end of the next unit.”SEL Skills TaughtSelf-awarenessSelf-managementSocial awarenessRelationship skillsResponsible decision-makingPOWER SURGE 3– GRATITUDE REVIEWEducator Prep• Provide a large piece of Chart Paper or Poster Board along with markers.Activity“We are going to take the time today to review what you’ve learned about Gratitude.First, in your journals, take a minute to write down what you’ve learned in this Gratitude Unit.What stands out to you? What has impacted you the most in this unit?”Allow a few minutes for student reflection. Then break students into groups. Each group will brain-storm and list on chart paper or poster board, all of the things that they have learned from this unit.Some questions for them to answer are:What ideas, terms, exercises and activities from this unit had the biggest impact on you? Why?

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Term
Fall
Professor
Gary Hook
Tags
Nature, Monster, Jesse Lewis

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