Words Can Hurt, Be Kind – Grades 3-5 Module

Students understand the power of words to harm and to help. They explore how cruel words hurt and practice using encouraging words with each other. Students create artwork to remind everyone of the importance of speaking and acting with compassion.

Activity 1: Let’s Chat: Think Before You Speak

Activity 2: Time to Rhyme: Wise Choices Today Prevent Deep Wounds Tomorrow

Activity 3: Bullying Words Hurt: Using Paper to Imitate Hurt feelings

Activity 4: The Kind Quilt: Kind Words Cover Us With Warmth

Activity 5: Life Skills: Building Others Up with My Words

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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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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