POSITIVE ACTION – GRADE 4 LESSONS

Unit 1- Self Concept: Its Definition, Formation and Importance
Lesson 1: To introduce Unit 1 and Positive Action, a course to help students feel good about who they are and
Lesson 7: To introduce the Thoughts-Actions-Feelings circle which teaches that positive thoughts lead to positive actions, positive actions lead to positive feelings about yourself and positive feelings lead to more positive thoughts.
Lesson 8: To show students how to deal with life’s experiences in a positive way.
 
Unit 2- Physical and Intellectual Positive Actions for a Healthy Self-Concept
Lesson 19: To introduce Unit 2- Physical and Intellectual Positve Actions for a Healthy Self- Concept.
Lesson 30: To introduce the positive actions for awareness of, and experience with, medications.
Lesson 31: To introduce the positive actions for avoiding harmful substances.
Lesson 33: To introduce the positive actions for meeting intellectual needs: curiosity, creative thinking, learning something new, problem solving, and strengthening your memory.
Lesson 37: To introduce the positive actions for problem-solving.
 
Unit 3- Managing Yourself Using Social/ Emotional Positive Actions
Lesson 41: To introduce Unit 3- Managing Yourself Using Social/ Emotional Positive Actions.
Lesson 42: To introduce the concept of choice in using positive and negative actions.
Lesson 44: To introduce the positive actions for managing resources wisely.
Lesson 56: To introduce the positive actions of identifying feelings of love, anger, worry, jealousy, pride, fear,loneliness, thankfulness and discouragement.
 
Unit 4- Getting Along with Others Using Social/Emotional Positive Actions
Lesson 71: To introduce Unit 4- Getting Along with Others Using Social/Emotional Positive Actions.
Lesson 72: To reinforce the positive actions for getting along with others by allowing students to create a Classroom Code of Conduct based on their own ideas about how they want to be treated by others.
Lesson 84: To introduce the positive actions for helping others to feel good about themselves.
 
Unit 5- Telling Yourself the Truth Using Social/Emotional Positive Actions
Lesson 90: To introduce Unit 5- Telling Yourself the Truth Using Social/Emotional Positive Actions
Lesson 98: To introduce the negative action of blaming others.
Lesson 99: To introduce the positive action of identifying your needs versus the negative action of making excuses.
 
Unit 6- Improving Yourself Continually Using Social/Emotional Positive Actions
Lesson 110: To introduce Unit 6- Improving Yourself Continually Using Social/Emotional Positive Actions.
Lesson 122: To have students set goals for physical self-improvement. 
Lesson 124: To have students set goals for intellectual self-improvement.    
Lesson 126: To have students set goals for social/emotional self-improvement.