Second Step

Fargo Elementary Counselor Curriculum

Fall Classroom Lessons

Unit 1: Skills for Learning

Focus Attention



Be Assertive

Winter Lessons

Unit 2: Empathy

Empathy is feeling or understanding what someone else is feeling.

Compassion is empathy in action.

Unit 3: Emotion Management

Calm Down Steps:


Name Your Feeling

Calm Down

Unit 4: Problem Solving

Say the problem - without blame

Think of solutions - safe and respectful

Explore consequences - what would happen if?

Pick the best solution - make your plan