Pride, proud, feel, happy, achieve, goal, confidence, self-esteem, satisfaction, hard work and accomplish.
Supports pupils understanding of how forming positive friendships and relationships can make them feel proud,
Supports pupils understanding of what it means to be proud.
Equipment and Resources
Lesson PPT, paper, pen and colours.
Introduce the session with the lesson objectives.
Explain what pride is and why it is important to feel proud. Use slides 2 and 3 to help you.
Circle time – Go around the circle and ask pupils to finish the sentence ‘I am proud of myself in year 1 or 2 because…’
Proud cloud activity – Print out the proud clouds on slide 4. Children can write down or draw a picture of things that they have been proud of lately. Invite children to share their proud moments with the class.
Proud to be friends – Invite pupils to turn to the person next to them and tell them 3 reasons why they are proud to be their friend e.g., because they are kind, or honest, helpful or funny etc.
Star of pride – Print off each pupil a “star of pride” on slide 5. Children should then colour and draw on the star before giving it to a friend in the class.
The proud frog – Read the proud frog story to the class using slides 6-9. Ask children what they can learn from this story and if they can think of a time when they tried their best at something or were proud of someone else for what they achieved.
Proud song – Share the “I feel proud” song with the class on slide 10 and sing along as a class if possible.
Reflection time: Ask pupils to think about the past week and to share what they have been proud of doing. Encourage them each week try to do something to make you feel proud.