Second Step Grade 7 Classroom Kit (2008 Edition)

Getting involved

The second year of middle school can present new threats, such as cyber bullying and sexual harassment. The evidence-based Second Step Program contains engaging videos and class discussions to help open lines of communication at school and at home, providing students with tools and strategies for coping with challenges and stress. The skills they learn can help them differentiate fact from fiction and make responsible decisions.

Product # 100687

Price $199.00


For schoolwide or advisory implementation, we recommend one kit per classroom.
Each Second Step Grade 7 classroom kit includes:

In the binder:

  • 13 lessons
  • Lesson Companion DVD
  • 4 posters
  • Academic Integration Activities
  • Homework and Family Letters
  • Formative and summative assessments

Online when you register your kit:

  • Facilitator-led, video-based training
  • Easy-to-use teaching instructions
  • Writable student handouts and homework
  • Family materials to email home (also in Spanish)
  • Digital versions of support materials
  • Assessment tools
  • Videos to help get staff and parents ready for the program

Grade 7: Stepping In lesson topics include making good decisions, staying in control, and giving support; responding to physical bullying and cyber bullying; refusing sexual harassment; coping with stress; and myths and facts about substance abuse.

Lesson Topics

Grade 7 lessons are taught once a week and take 50 minutes or can be taught in two parts of 25 minutes each, either option with minimal prep time.

Empathy and Communication

  • Working in Groups
  • Disagreeing Respectfully
  • Negotiating and Compromising
  • Giving and Getting Support

Bullying Prevention

  • Recognizing Bullying
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Sexual Harassment

Emotion Management

  • Understanding Anger
  • Staying in Control
  • Coping with Stress

Substance Abuse Prevention

  • Myths and Facts
  • Norms and Attitudes
  • Making Good Decisions

Grade 7 Scope & Sequence

Second Step Program (PDF)


Middle School Program Overview

Lesson Samples

Lesson 10: Emotion Management: Coping with Stress


Video Samples

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