November Classroom Guidance
Kindergarten & 1st
Whole Body Listening:
Read story, Howard B. Wigglebottom & discuss good listening vs. bad listening habits
Play whole body listening smartboard game: (on dropbox)
Play interactive game to practice listening habits.
Draw picture for class book
Connect activity with self control
Talk about meaning of self control
Writing for class book
Attractors & Repellors:
Show class magnets and discuss properties
Talk about how our behaviors are like magnets too...they can either attract people to us (make them want to be our friend) or repel them from us (make them not want to be our friend). Brainstorm a list of attractors & repellors on the board
Play Attractors & Repellors game to review
4th & 5th grade
Conflict Resolution/Kelso's Choice
Talk about problems that commonly happen in 4th (or 5th grade). Talk about what they currently do to solve them.
Go over Kelso's wheel for conflict resolution strategies
Have students write on an index card a problem they are currently having.
Around the room, posters will be posted with each conflict resolution strategy.
As you read outloud the problems, students must go to the option that they think could help.