Knowledge of self is the first step in developing an understanding of the wider world and one's place in it. At the earliest grades, children must learn about their own strengths, challenges, natural abilities, emotions, behaviors, culture, and how they impact others. They must also learn how to engage with others wherever they are.
MOOSE Module: What Are the Different Communities I Belong To?
MOOSE Module: How Can I Play with My Friends Throughout the Year?
Maine Resources to Introduce Community and Civic Life
Self-knowledge and Life Skills SEL4ME (register and login to search the PK-2 Lesson Library)
- Maine Learning Results: Life and Career Ready standards provide a framework beginning in early elementary grades to build engaged, responsible, and connected citizens.
- Maine Learning Results: Social Studies Maine's Social Studies standards were updated in 2019.
- Maine Learning Results: World Languages (current) Maine's updated standards for world languages is currently making its way through the legislative process. View the proposed revised standards.