Merrell's Strong Start-grades K-2: A Social And Emotional Learning Curriculum by Sara A. WhitcombMerrell's Strong Start-grades K-2: A Social And Emotional Learning Curriculum by Sara A. Whitcomb

Merrell's Strong Start-grades K-2: A Social And Emotional Learning Curriculum

bySara A. Whitcomb, Danielle M. Parisi DamicoEditorSara A. Whitcomb

Paperback | March 8, 2016

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Teach social-emotional competence to children Grads K-2 with the NEW edition of theStrong Start—Grades K-2curriculum! Part of theStrong Kids™series,Strong Startis the fun, easy way to help children develop the social-emotional skills they need to build a strong foundation for school success. Developed by a team of educational and mental health experts, this evidence-based, age-appropriate curriculum is

  • Low cost and low tech
  • Proven to help increase children's knowledge of healthy behavior
  • Easy to implement with no training required
  • Brief enough to use with any program

Through engaging classroom activities, children learn about emotions and the social-emotional skills they'll use for the rest of their lives: managing anger, reducing stress, solving interpersonal problems, and more. This scientifically based curriculum runs for 10 weeks, and lessons are easy to fit into your existing schedule. Partially scripted lessons, handouts, and worksheets are included—all photocopiable and available as downloads—so you have everything you need to implement the program with little added cost or preparation.


Learn more about theStrong Kidsseries.

Sara A. Whitcomb, Ph.D.,is currently Associate Professor in the School Psychology program in the Department of Student Development at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She teaches courses pertaining to developmental psychopathology, psychology in the classroom, behavioral assessment, and school-based consultation. Dr. Whitcom...
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Title:Merrell's Strong Start-grades K-2: A Social And Emotional Learning CurriculumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 8, 2016Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

About the Downloadable Material
About the Authors
ForewordHill M. Walker
Acknowledgments

Section I Introduction and Overview
Chapter 1 AboutStrong Start
Chapter 2 Implementation Guidelines and Lesson Structure
Chapter 3 Overview of the Lessons
Chapter 4 What's New: Updates toStrong Start—Grades K-2andStrong Start

Section II TheStrong Start—Grades K-2Curriculum
Lesson 1 The Feelings Exercise Group
Lesson 2 Understanding Your Feelings 1
Lesson 3 Understanding Your Feelings 2
Lesson 4 Understanding Other People's Feelings
Lesson 5 When You're Angry
Lesson 6 When You're Happy
Lesson 7 When You're Worried
Lesson 8 Being a Good Friend
Lesson 9 Solving People Problems
Lesson 10 Finishing UP!

Section III Appendices
Appendix AStrong StartBooster Lesson 1
Appendix BStrong StartBooster Lesson 2
Appendix C RecommendedStrong Start—Grades K-2Literature List