Positive psychologist, Martin Seligman, has found that people are happiest when using their strengths. Grateful youth are happier and more satisfied with their lives, friends, family, neighborhood, and selves, than less grateful youth – according to research. Gratitude, however, cannot be imposed – it must be cultivated from within.

Teach students gratitude. This lesson will give students the opportunity to learn about their unique combination of strengths and reflect on how to apply them in their lives.

Help students understand and utilize their character strengths using these scenario cards available through Boom Learning.

Students will learn to identify character strengths using a Boom Card format. These are available through Boom Learning.