• Second Step Program


    These are the topics we will be covering this year during the Second Step Program in grades 4 and 5. This program will take place during the last week/first week of each month during Physical Education class.


    September
    GRADE 4:

    1. Empathy and Respect 
    2. Listening with Attention 

    GRADE 5:

    1. Empathy and Respect 
    2. Listening with Attention

    October:

    GRADE 4:

    1. Respecting Similarities and Differences
    2. Understanding Complex Feelings  

    GRADE 5:

    1. Predicting Feelings 
    2. Taking Others' Perspectives

    November:

    GRADE 4:

    1. Understanding Different Perspectives 
    2. Conversation and Compliments 

    GRADE 5:

    1. Accepting Differences
    2. Disagreeing Respectfully 

    December: (END OF UNIT 1)

    GRADE 4:

    1. Joining In
    2. Showing Compassion

    GRADE 5:

    1. Responding with Compassion 

    January:

    GRADE 4:

    1. Introducing Emotion Management
    2. Managing Strong Feelings

    GRADE 5:

    1. Introducing Emotion Management/Calming Down
    2. Managing Anxiety

    February:

    GRADE 4:

    1. Calming Down Anger
    2. Managing Anxiety

    GRADE 5:

    1. Managing Frustration
    2. Resisting Revenge

    March: (END OF UNIT 2)

    GRADE 4:

    1. Avoiding Jumping to Conclusions
    2. Handling Put-Downs

    GRADE 5:

    1. Handling Put-Downs
    2. Avoiding Assumptions

    April:

    GRADE 4:

    1. Solving Problems Part 1 + 2
    2. Making a Plan

    GRADE 5:

    1. Solving Problems Part 1 + 2
    2. Making a Plan

    May: (END OF UNIT 3)

    GRADE 4:

    1. Solving Playground Problems
    2. Taking Responsibility for your Actions

    GRADE 5:

    1. Seeking Help
    2. Dealing with Gossip