Giving Up is Easy: Effort Wins! – Grades 3-5 Module

Students learn about the power of perseverance, and find the courage to keep going when things get tough. They learn that never giving up – and making an effort – will help them accomplish their goals. The ability to keep trying is the key to winning in life, no matter what challenges they may encounter.

Activity 1: Let’s Chat: True Winners Never Quit!

Activity 2: Time to Rhyme: Effort Is Essential

Activity 3: Pep Talk Paper: The Courage To Keep Going

Activity 4: Meme It Like You Mean It: Never Give Up

Activity 5: The “Simple” Ball Toss: Face Challenges And Keep Trying

CASEL Core Competencies Fulfilled:

Self-awareness, Self-management, Social awareness, Relationship skills, Responsible decision-making



Each curriculum Module includes:        

  • Unlimited access to digital curriculum for entire school year — for all faculty!
  • Comprehensive, step-by-step Lesson Plans and Teaching Guides
  • 5 unique research-based activities per module
  • Interactive, animated web-based slides that guide students through each activity
  • Links to all fulfilled College & Career Readiness Standards — per grade
  • Digital Download: Print your own Let’s Chat Conversation Cards
  • Custom printouts, worksheets and award certificates
  • Access to our discussion forums and peer-messaging network
  • Original poetry analysis
  • Promise Pledges for students to read aloud
  • Pam’s Perspective: A topical “true story” to share with students
  • Educational Webinars with best-selling authors and award-winning educators
  • Material updated regularly to reflect latest evaluations and educator feedback
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  • Contact us about our discounted pilot pricing.

Additional Resources:

  • We will design a custom SEL program tailored specifically for your needs.
    (Example: We bundle different courses to address your school’s behavioral issues. We can even incorporate your school theme or mascot into your modules!)
  • Let’s Chat conversation cards to open the discussion
  • Signage for all classrooms and common areas
  • Posters and merchandise to reinforce positive messaging

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