Daily SEL Lesson – Harnessing Happiness 5/20

Weekly Focus: Happiness

Welcome Back to the CLS Daily SEL lessons! Due to your incredible feedback, we’ve decided to keep posting daily lessons, Monday through Friday until June 12. It is our hope that these continue to be helpful in giving children the needed skills to improve mental health and social-emotional skills.

This week we are focusing on Happiness and Joy. Did you know that you can find happiness even in the middle of deep sadness? Check out the lessons this week to learn more.

Thank you and we hope this are helpful to you and your family.

Elementary Lesson – Inside Out – JOY


  1. Watch the video and define what joy.
  2. What things in your life bring you joy?
  3. What role does joy play in your life?
  4. How can you get more joy in your life?

Secondary Lesson – What Makes a Good Life?


  1. Watch the Ted Talk and take a few notes.
  2. What is your biggest take-away from the video?
  3. What are some of the important lessons in the video?
  4. How would you define a good life?

Join us tomorrow for another lesson about happiness and joy.