Engage students in a discussion about their summer and their hopes and goals for the upcoming school year.
This activity supports the development of the following social-emotional skills: relationship skills, responsible decision-making, self-awareness, and social awareness.
Engage students in a conversation about their summer. You might ask:
Using the Flipgrid or Wakelet links below, have students share their summer highlights with each other, as well as their hopes and goals for the upcoming school year.
Share your class’s reflections with your Empatico partner class, or facilitate a live virtual exchange where students can share their summer highlights with each other and ask questions to learn more about each other’s experiences.
Guide students through a post-activity reflection by asking the following questions: