Daily SEL Lesson – Growth Mindset 4/13

Welcome to the CLS Daily SEL lesson. Each day, Monday through Friday, we will provide a new social-emotional learning lesson designed to build emotional intelligence and resilience. There will be a lesson for elementary students and a lesson for secondary students that include media (videos, audios, or text) and simple step-by-step instructions.

We hope that the lessons are helpful to you and your children.

Weekly Focus: Growth Mindset

Elementary Lesson – The Power of Yet!


  1. Watch the video.
  2. Draw a picture of how you feel when you make mistakes and how you feel when you are successful.
  3. Write one sentence that explains “the Power of Yet”

Alternative Assignment:

  1. Draw a comic strip about using the “Power of Yet”. What do your characters learn in the story?

Secondary Lesson – Growth Vs Fixed Mindset


  1. Watch the video 
  2. Identify three disadvantages of a fixed mindset
  3. Identify three advantages of a growth mindset
  4. Give one example of when you demonstrated a fixed mindset. A growth mindset.
  5. List three things you can do to switch to a growth mindset.