Daily SEL Lesson – Mindset Matters – Dogs Help!

Daily SEL Lesson – Mindset Matters – Dogs Help!

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

Weekly Focus: Mindset

Elementary Lesson – Dogs Can Help Us Build Our Empathy Muscle

Watch video.

  • What part of this story in the video did you like most?
  • Have you ever had something that made you feel calm when you were scared or nervous? What was it? Did you hold it or look at it?
  • What if your school had a pet like Gizmo to comfort kids? Write a letter asking your principal if she would consider having a therapy dog on campus.
  • What part of this story made you feel good? Through that feeling you may have been growing more empathy.
  • How do you define empathy?
  • Have you ever had something that made you feel calm when you were scared or nervous? What was it? Did you hold it or look at it? Write a reflective letter to yourself about when that time was, who was there, how your comfort “thing” or even your pet made you feel more calm.
  • What if your school had a pet like Gizmo to comfort students? Where on your campus would Gizmo be a popular and accepted?

See you tomorrow for our next lesson!