Morning/Class Meetings

9/30 - 10/4

September 30th (All Classes)

Topic: Purpose & Self-Control


Watch the following clip below with your class.


Discussion Questions:

-How does she show Purpose?

-How is she also showing Self-Control?

-Do purpose and self-control go together a lot?

October 1st (All Classes)

Topic: Self-Control


Kinder - 2nd Question:


  • What does self-control look like at a birthday party?

  • What does self-control look like at school?


Kinder - 2nd Question:


  • What does self-control look like when you're really excited?

  • What does self-control look like at school?




October 2nd (3rd - 5th)

Topic: Boundaries & Self-Control


Talk to your students about boundaries. (Ask them if they know what a boundary is.)

Talk to them about this definition:


The limits of personal space, topic of discussion, and/or appropriateness.


Discussion Questions:


What are some boundaries that we have here at school about personal space?


What are some boundaries that we have here at school about topics of discussion or appropriateness?


How can breaking someone's boundaries sometimes be a bullying situation?


Talk to the class about how to reinforce their boundaries and report when they are being broken intentionally.


Examples:

Don't laugh when someone says something inappropriate to others.

Don't join in when someone is talking about a topic that isn't school appropriate.

Help someone else who's boundary has been broken by...helping them to report, or taking them away from the situation.

October 2nd: (Kinder - 2nd)

Topic: Boundaries & Self-Control


Talk to your students about boundaries. (Ask them if they know what a boundary is.)

Talk to them about these definitions:


When someone comes into your personal space (body)

When someone speaks to you with unkind words/name calling or inappropriate (unexpected) language


Discussion Questions:


What are some boundaries that we have here at school about personal space?


What are some boundaries that we have here at school about words?


How can breaking someone's boundaries sometimes be a bullying situation?


Talk to the class about how to reinforce their boundaries and report when they are being broken intentionally.


Examples:

Don't laugh when someone says something inappropriate to others.

Don't join in when someone is talking about a topic that isn't school appropriate.

Help someone else who's boundary has been broken by...helping them to report, or taking them away from the situation.

October 3rd (All Classes)

Topic: Self-Control


Discussion Question:


When is a time when you did NOT show self-control with your parents. What happened as a result?

October 4th: (All Classes)

Topic: Self-Control


Kinder - 2nd:


Why should we think before we act?

How is this self-control?


3rd - 5th


What does "look before you leap" mean?

How does this relate to self-control?

Ana Travis

School Counselor

Sonntag Elementary