Oak Grove Curriculum Scope & Sequence

Social Emotional Learning-SEL (Grade 6)

Updated 7.22.15

Unit Length

Unit / Skills

  • We are learning to…
  • Skill (standard)
  • Summative Skill

Instructional Strategies



  • Formative/Summative (F/S)

1st Trimester

Problem Solving

  • We are learning to...
  • Analyze how decision-making skills improve study habits and academic performance (3B.3a)
  • Analyze how personal qualities influence choices and successes (1B.3a)
  • Analyze how making use of school and community supports and opportunities can contribute to school and life success (1B.3b)
  • Set a short term goal and make a plan for achieving it (1C.3a)
  • Analyze why one achieved or did not achieve a goal (1C.3b)

  • Introduction to techniques
  • Whole group discussion

  • Second Step Program
  • “Spolder”
  • Math Binder
  • Assignment notebook
  • Grade level Policies

  • Use of the organizational techniques (S)
  • Communicate a personal goal set (S)
  • Goal achieved (S)
  • Written Reflection (F)

Fall SIP Day

Empathy and Communication

  • We are learning to...
  • Work in groups successfully
  • Disagree respectfully
  • Analyze ways to establish positive relationships with others (2C.3a)
  • Demonstrate cooperation and teamwork to promote group effectiveness (2C.3b)
  • Evaluate how honesty, respect, fairness, and compassion enable one to take the needs of others into account when making decisions (3A.3a)
  • Consider others perspectives in the same situation
  • Be assertive when appropriate
  • Analyze the reasons for school and societal rules (3A. 3b)
  • Evaluate strategies for preventing and resolving interpersonal problems (2D.3a)
  • Define unhealthy peer pressure and evaluate strategies for resisting it (2D.3b)

  • Small groups
  • Whole group discussion
  • Team building activity

  • Second Step Program

  • Positive Participation in Team building activity (S)
  • Written Reflection (S)
  • Staff Monitoring during daily activities (F)
  • Teacher Made Assessment (S)


Community Outreach

  • We are learning to...
  • Recognize the needs of others around us or outside of our community
  • Find a way to be empowered to help others
  • Be active in solving a world problem.
  • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified school need (3C.3a)
  • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified need in one’s local community (3C.3b)

  • Group discussion
  • Class goal set
  • Work at warehouse
  • Achievements acknowledged

  • Feed My Starving Children

  • Preparation of fund raising (F)
  • Written Reflections and teach made survey after completion of the day (S)

Winter SIP Day

Bullying Prevention (Cyber Bullying)

  • We are learning to...
  • Define and recognize bullying
  • Understand that bystanders are just as wrong
  • Predict others feelings and perspectives in a variety of situations (2A.3a)
  • Analyze how one’s behavior may affect others (2A.3b)
  • Explain how individual, social and cultural differences may increase vulnerability to bullying and identify ways to address it (2B.3a)
  • Analyze the effects of taking action to oppose bullying based on individual and group differences (2B.3b)
  • Evaluate strategies for resisting pressure to engage in unsafe or unethical activities (3B.3b)

  • Group discussion
  • Share Video clip
  • Small group video project

  • Second Step Program

  • Participation in discussions (F)
  • Observed actively involved in activities (F)
  • Creation of an original video with group (S)

April SIP Day

Emotional Management

  • We are learning to...
  • Analyze factors that create stress or motivate successful performance (1A.3a)
  • Understand what happens in the body when stressed or emotional
  • Understand calming down strategies
  • Apply strategies to manage stress and to motivate successful performance (1A.3b)

  • Stress relief techniques
  • Breathing
  • Exercise
  • Yoga
  • Journaling
  • Nature walk
  • Small Group discussions

  • Second Step Program

  • Participation in the various activities for stress relief (S)
  • Active participant in discussions (S)
  • Teacher made survey and student written reflection (F)