Responsibility Lesson for Social Emotional Learning and School Counseling


Elementary (2nd-5th)

Researched Based

Fun and Engaging


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Taking responsibility for your actions is an essential SEL skill for students to learn. This fun, low-prep, lesson will keep students engaged and teach them responsibility and how to identify areas in their life where taking responsibility is necessary and how they can demonstrate responsibility in a variety of settings. Your students will be talking about this super fun and engaging responsibility SEL lesson for the rest of the day!

This responsibility lesson is great for daily SEL or as an elementary school counseling guidance lesson.

The best part? I have taken care of all of the planning and prep for you! This classroom counseling lesson is aligned with ASCA and CASEL standards, and it includes a detailed counselor script, outline, suggested answers, and extension activities.

By the end of this lesson, students will know a variety of appropriate strategies that aid responsible behavior.

This Class Lesson Includes:

  • Counselor's Guide including ASCA and CASEL aligned objectives
  • Detailed Outlines with scripts, suggested student answers, and extension activities
  • Movement-Based Icebreaker
  • Discussion Die Game (option for jumbo version!)
  • 6 Role Play Skits
  • Interactive Worksheet Reflection
  • Data Collection Tool: Pre and Post Lesson Self-Assessments

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Benefiting Students

Oftentimes students view responsibilities as negative things. This lesson will show students why being responsible is a good thing and how it leads to more and more freedom. Additionally, students will learn how to seek out new tasks they can begin being responsible for.

Saving Time
This lesson is designed to be very low-prep and ready to use as is without any editing.

Who is This Lesson Designed For?
This Responsibility Classroom Counseling Lesson is designed for students in grades 1-6.

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