Extension Activities

Social Awareness | Grades 4-5

Learning Goal 3: Demonstrates awareness of how individuals and groups cooperate toward achieving common goals and ideals.

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Go back: Intervention Ed.

Benchmark 1: Work collaboratively with peers to identify, understand and respond to a social need. This work could be a community or school service project.

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Take it further — integrate!

Play small group games that involve cooperating and problem solving with others to complete a task. Then, reflect on their experience.

Benchmark 2: Describe what they learned about themselves in helping others.

Take it further — integrate!

Ask students to create an art project or write simple reports about their activities.

Benchmark 3: Identify and perform tasks that contribute to their school and community.

Take it further — integrate!

Adopt a community service project. Have students reflect on what they learned about the project.