Daily SEL Lesson – Building Emotional Literacy 4/9

Daily SEL Lesson – Building Emotional Literacy 4/9

Welcome to the CLS Daily SEL lesson. Each day, Monday through Friday, we will provide a new social-emotional learning lesson designed to build emotional intelligence and resilience. There will be a lesson for elementary students and a lesson for secondary students that include media (videos, audios, or text) and simple step-by-step instructions.

We hope that the lessons are helpful to you and your children.

Weekly Focus: Self-Awareness

Elementary Lesson – Understanding Emotions

Media: Video – 


  • Watch the video and answer the questions below:
  • What is the role of sadness?
  • How do sad or hard feelings help grow emotional intelligence?
  • Write 3-5 sentences about a time when you were sad and how sadness helped you.

Secondary Lesson – What is Emotional Intelligence?

Media: Video –


  • Watch the video above and take notes.
  • What is one thing you learned from the video?
  • What is one thing you will use from the video?

Join us tomorrow for more lessons about self-awareness and emotional literacy.