Focus and Attention Lesson for Social Emotional Learning and School Counseling


Elementary (2nd-5th)

Researched Based

Fun and Engaging


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Do you have students that struggle with being distracted? Learning how to focus and pay attention are essential SEL skills for students to learn. This fun, low-prep, lesson will keep students engaged and give them new strategies they can use when they are feeling distracted. Students will learn a variety of strategies to stay focused and how to use these focus strategies at school. Your students will be talking about this super fun and engaging focus and attention SEL lesson for the rest of the day.

This focus and attention 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 be able to identify appropriate times to use each strategy to increase their focus.

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 Pairs
  • Breakout Groups Activity
  • Foldable Reflection
  • Data Collection Tool: Pre and Post Lesson Self-Assessments

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Benefiting Students
Being able to focus and pay attention is crucial for a productive learning environment. Students face more distractions now than ever before so it is imperative that we equip them with the strategies they need to stay on task and pay attention.

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 Focus and Attention Classroom Counseling Lesson is designed for students in grades 1-6.

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