1st - 2nd Grade

Children should be able to:

  • (Self- Image) engage with prompts about themselves in order to identify what activities, identities, and ideas are most authentic to who they are;  

  • (Emotional Awareness) identify their emotions in various hypothetical scenarios so that they can explore potential reactions and emotions and begin to create a system of responses that are both healthy and oriented towards kindness;  

  • (Empathy) respond to written and artistic prompts that require them to imagine and seek to understand the perspectives of others;

  • (Community) recognize relationships as interactions with others, use empathy in times of difficulty and use the journal as a space to explore the variety of relationships in their world.