Spirituality - Intermediate High

Positive Psychology Learning Outcomes: Students will make connections outside of themselves and think deeply about who they are and their purpose for life. Language Learning Outcomes: Students will create sentences using the future tenses “will” and “going to" and explain vocabulary associated with the topic.

Lesson Information

Positive Psychology Learning Outcomes

Students will...

  1. make connections outside of themselves.
  2. think deeply about who they are and their purpose for life.

Language Learning Outcomes

Students will...

  1. create sentences using the future tenses “will” and “going to.”
  2. explain vocabulary associated with the topic.

Materials Needed

Overview

Explain to students that today they are going to learn about spirituality. What is it? Look up definitions online and brainstorm together a class definition.

Activate Background Knowledge

Give students two or three minutes to think about the question: Who am I? They can write it down and then share it with a partner or small group.

Activity 1: Vocabulary

What is a connection? Review the vocabulary word first. The first step to spirituality is connecting to something more than just yourself. 

Activity 2: Grammar

What does it mean to imagine something? Review the vocabulary word “imagine” first. Then introduce the future tenses by using “will” and “going to”

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Activity 3: Speaking

What are values? Review the vocabulary word first. 

Activity 4: Speaking

What is a role-model? Review the vocabulary word first.

Activity 5: Listening/Speaking

What does it mean to let go in a hard situation?

Homework

Students will perform at least one act of service everyday this week, these can be big or small. They will write down what they did and how it made them feel. They should come prepared to share at the end of the week.

Follow-Up

Tuesday: 

Positive Affirmations

Wednesday:

 Mindfulness Journal Freewrite

Thursday:

 Acts of Service Recap