5th Grade Activities
Week of: March 30, 2021- April 1, 2021
Watch videos about the brain and how it works. Think about how how your brain can have a growth mindset.
Watch video on Growth vs. Fixed Mindset
Watch video on Steps to Developing a Growth Mindset
Week of: March 1, 2021- March 5, 2021
Watch Friendship Soup & Create your own Friendship Recipe
Watch this Funny Friendship Video & write about how this video demonstrates friendship
Watch Kid President's Guide to Making New Friends & Write about a time you made a new friend.
Week of: February 1- February 5, 2021
Watch Incredible Teamwork & Draw a picture of you helping someone out.
Watch Communicate Assertive Video and write about whether you are a passive, assertive, or aggressive communicator and how you can improve your communication skills to be more assertive.
Watch the clip from Inside Out and write a couple sentences about how Sadness was better able to help Bing Bong when he was upset
Watch Kid President's Advice on Disagreeing with People & decide for yourself which of his ideas you agree with. Then try it out!
Week of: December 14- December 18, 2020
Watch The Joy of Giving & Write about a time
you felt good when you were giving.
Watch The Most Generous Boy in the World &
write 2-3 sentences about what you
think generosity means.
Complete the 4 Gs Worksheet on Generosity,
Gratitude, Giving, & Growth.
Week of: December 7- December 11, 2020
Listen to Mindset of a Champion. Write about the areas
you may have a fixed mindset. Do you think you can work
on making it a growth mindset instead?
Try using the word YET !!
Watch Fox and Mouse. Write 1-2 sentences
about how Fox & Mouse both did something
Watch Pip. Write 1-2 sentences about how
Pip was able to be successful. Does he have a
growth or fixed mindset?
Try out this 5 minute breathing meditation
Week of: November 30 - December 4, 2020
Watch TED talk on Empathy & make a video or
written journal about your thoughts on the
message of the video.
Watch Different & Complete the Venn Diagram Worksheet.
Compare Yourself to A Friend or Family Member.
Can you see things from their perspective?
Can you appreciate your uniqueness as well?
Check out this cute video about kindness, empathy,
Watch & Try out the Compassionate Meditations -
For Yourself & Wishing Well for Others
Week of: November 9 - November 13, 2020
Listen to How Words Affect Us and
complete the negative & positive statement
Experiment with saying positive statements
as much as possible for 1 hour and
see what happens. Then try for 2 or more
and see what happens!
If you have a microscope- Try out the water experiment
that Jackson described in the How Words Affect Us
video and see what happens!
Week of: October 26 - October 30, 2020
1. Listen to Lucas the Spider & Brave Ninja.
Then, choose a character or creature that
people are usually scared of & write from
their perspective how it feels for them to
have people be frightened of them!
2. Use the character sheet to
draw how you feel about Halloween this year.
If you are not or do not celebrate
Halloween, draw a character about
what you look like & what you say when you feel silly.
3. Create emojis using
the Halloween characters
Week of: October 5 - October 9, 2020
1.Listen to Diversity Ninja
2. Create your own Diversity Superhero & write a story about how he/she celebrates our differences. Share on
3. Listen to I Am Enough & draw a picture or write a list of what makes you amazing! Then make another list or drawing of how a friend or someone you care about
Week of: September 21 - September 25, 2020
1. Practice your Balloon Breath or
Candle Breath as much as you can!
2. Write an introduction for yourself.
Use as many positive words & exampes as you can!
Write it down or take a video.
3.Try to making the letters of your
name with your body. Take a video and send to
4. Use your imagination & practice visualizing-
eating a favorite food, playing a favorite game,
talking to a favorite person, etc.
Week of: March 8, 2021- March 12, 2021
Watch Funny Conflict Management video and write about what makes this video funny.
Watch video on Handling Everyday Conflicts and think about how you handle conflicts and if you can come with steps to help you resolve them more peacefully
Watch Ted x Talk about Conflict and write about conflicts that have come up for you in school and how you were able to resolve them.
Watch video on Conflict Resolution and come up with your list of 4 steps for resolving conflicts.
Week of: February 8- February 12, 2021
Watch Conflict to Resolution, How to Deal with Conflict, and How Do You Resolve Conflict
Complete the Conflict sheet and/or create a Problem Solving Poster using the sheet attached or with your own images/words
Week of: January 11- January 15, 2021
Watch For the Birds and the other animated clip. Watch how the animals talk without using words. Complete the worksheet about how you communicate
Watch a Guide to effective Communication write a set of 3 rules you think can help you communicate better.
Watch The Art of Communication & Non-Verbal Communication. Watch yourself throughout the day to see how you listen to others and how you communicate.
Week of: January 4- January 8, 2021
Watch Failures Take you to Next Level
Watch short Animated Film about believing in yourself
Listen to Impossible to I'm Possible.
1. Complete Failures/Possibilities/Dreams Sheet
2. Complete the Rocket Goal Sheet to help you with a Big Goal for 2021!
Week of: November 16 - November 20, 2020
Listen to Practicing Gratitude & Kid President's 25 Reasons to be Grateful. Draw a picture, make a list, or create a video naming as many things as you can that you are grateful for. Be Creative!!
Watch The Present and think of something you feel negative about and see if you can find a reason to be grateful about it.
Week of: November 2 - November 6, 2020
Watch video- Respecting the Differences
between People. See if you can come with
reasons why it is important to respect differences.
Complete Feelings Detective Worksheet
to identify what different feelings look like,
feel like, sound like, etc.
Watch & Practice the Be Kind to Yourself
Activity on Go Noodle. Watch and Practice the
Have Compassion activity on Go Noodle
Week of: October 19 - October 23, 2020
1. Draw a picture of yourself feeling happy-
write words to describe what it looks
like on your face and how it feels in your body.
2. Watch Why Do We Have Feelings &
write 1-3 sentences about why you think
people have feelings.
3. Make a video of yourself feeling happy,
sad, mad, and tired.
Go back and watch the video and
tell someone how it looks on your face &
what it feels like in your body when
you feel those emotions.
Week of: September 28 - October 2, 2020
1. Practice your Snake Breath as much as you can!
2. Create your own animal breath! Make a video
and send to Ms Chacko if you want:
or submit on the HUB.
3. Listen to Super Power Listening &
Practice listening to the sounds around you
throughout the day. Write a list of the sounds you heard.
4. Watch the Active Listening Video &
Practice it while talking to others throughout the
day & week Write your top 3 rules for
being a good listener