Term

Summer 2017

Capstone

Capstone Project

Degree Name

MALED

Facilitator(s)

Jennifer Carlson

Content Expert

Judy Mitzuk

Abstract

The inquiry into the best way to embed Social Emotional Learning in a literacy curriculum for 3rd grade, led the author to read literature explaining the components of social emotional learning, focusing on one competency: selfawareness. Effective curriculum elements, third grade standards and specific strategies were also reviewed. The author concluded that the best way to do this was through the reader’s workshop framework, specifically the mini-lesson. The author created a four-week curriculum, each week focusing on one children’s literature text that teaches both literacy standards and social emotional learning. Extension activities and strategies to implement throughout the school day are also included.

Project Type

Curriculum

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Education Commons

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