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Activities for Building Character & Social-Emotional Learning Grades 1-2. /nOne of the key components of the Grades 1–2 materials is teaching kids to get along. Teachers are encouraged to use classroom meetings (circle time) throughout the day to deal with misunderstandings, bullying, inappropriate language, and social conflicts that arise inside and outside the classroom. By doing so, a forum is created where students can share their feelings, as well as review, process, and discuss ways to positively resolve conflicts. The more than 100 lesson plans and activities give multiple opportunities to capitalize on the teachable moments./nKey concepts explored in the program:/nMe and my safe and caring school—how to be an Ambassador of Peace/nDiscovering our feelings—learning how to Stop, Think, Choose/nMy support system—caring for others and being a friend/nRespect yourself and others—using good manners or bad manners/nCaring about one another—helping to prevent bullying/nCooperation—how to team up for success/nGetting along with others—using conflict resolution skills/nThe power to choose—growing responsibility/nFollow your dreams—using my gifts and talents/nThis book is also part of the Activities for Building Character and Social-Emotional Learning Set.