3rd - 5th 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.