Now more than ever, it is important that we teach young people the importance of gratitude. Studies show that gratitude has the power to ward off mental health issues and negative emotions. With 1 in 3 teens suffering from anxiety or depression, it is crucial that we teach students what gratitude is, the benefits of it, and how to form a daily practice of gratitude to better their well-being.
This resource is one full lesson, including 2 follow-up lessons, ideal for teaching in homeroom as a PSHE lesson. This lesson can also be taught as an essay writing task, ideal to deliver at the beginning of the year as part of a rapport-building initiative and setting the tone for an inclusive, gratitude, and mental health-friendly classroom.
This resource includes one full Microsoft Powerpoint with 14 slides.
This lesson goes well with our downloadable gratitude journals.