Peace Works Toolkit: Gratitude

Introduction

Gratitude, an emotion expressing thankfulness, is a vital topic to introduce to students. Studies show that people who express their gratitude regularly are happier and healthier than those who do not do so. As students grow up and face greater challenges, remaining focused on their gratitude can help them navigate obstacles in positive and healthy ways.

Grade 4 | Grade 5 | Grade 6


Grade 4

Teacher guide

  • Suggested lesson plan (45 min)
    Fully completed 45-minute lesson plan for public schools.
  • Milwaukee Archdiocese religious education options
    Connecting lesson to Archdiocese Religious Education Curriculum Expectations and Closing Prayer.

Grade 5

Teacher guide

  • Suggested lesson plan (45 min)
    Fully completed 45-minute lesson plan for public schools.
  • Milwaukee Archdiocese religious education options
    Connecting lesson to Archdiocese Religious Education Curriculum Expectations and Closing Prayer.

Grade 6

Teacher guide

Check-in activities

Opening activities

Main activities

Closing activities

Additional resources


Toolkit access

Access to documents on each of the toolkit pages is restricted to Peace Works partners. If you are interested in becoming a Peace Works partner school or educator, please contact Sherri Walker. If you are already a Peace Works partner school or educator and have questions regarding the toolkit, please contact Macarena Correa.

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