Tattling vs. Reporting - Does tattling drive you bonkers? Here are some fun ways to remind kids the difference between tattling and reporting. Kids will cut, sort, and paste situations as being either tattling or reporting.
GREAT for back to school! You could even do it as an interactive whole grou
This is a Needs and Wants unit that includes a three day lesson plan, color sorting cards for your pocket chart or center, sorting cut and paste activity for students, an easy reader, posters, and a mini booklet for your students to complete. I have included 5 versions of the wants and needs mini-
I've had several requests about buying my 'Think Sheets' separate from my Class Rules and Activities Inspired by Ron Clark's Essential 55 Book (Click if you would like to check it out!)
Read more about the Essential 55 on my blog!
Included in this pack:
2 Think Sheets for kids to fill out if rul
4 Social Skills worksheets. I use these after reading the books below, but they would be a great worksheet without.
Who is a Friend, Who is Not
How to lose all your friends (book - How to lose all your friends - Nancy Carlson)
Interrupting others (book - My mouth is a volcano - Julia Cook)
This is a Friendship Unit that teaches students about the qualities of a good friend. This unit includes:
-What do you and your friends do?
-An illustration of your best friend
-Why you like your best friend
-Adjectives that describe a friend
-A book on how to make friends
-Friend acrostic poem
Do your students think that thinking win-win means no one should ever lose games, races, etc? Teach your students what thinking win-win REALLY means with this interactive PowerPoint. Great for teachers who want to teach important social skills. Works for SMART Boards too!
Mac-friendly version inclu
Good Citizens are what we try to mold as teachers.This unit is a great additional resource to help drive home the importance of being a good citizen.
This unit is a great additional resource to support your curriculum on Communities andCitizens.
Within this unit, you will find three engaging activ
Teach your students important life skills with this Character Education in the Classroom Bundle which includes 10 classroom posters and 20 printables for students. There are 10 character traits included in the bundle. These character education posters are the perfect addition to any classroom! Col
After visiting The Ron Clark Academy, I bought the book, The Essential 55 by Ron Clark. This book talks about the rules Ron uses in his classroom/school. They are mainly common sense, but some of them were a bit long for elementary students. I simplified some of the rules and came up with other ones
Encourage a Growth Mindset in your classroom with this Growth Mindset Activities Pack. This pack contains 8 activities to help students understand and develop a Growth Mindset.
Activity #1 – Growth or Fixed Mindset?
In this activity, students read through the sayings and determine whether they are
Unit for Grade 1 Roles & Responsibilities for the New Ontario Curriculum!
Let this 112 page unit help you with the new grade 1 curriculum!
Please see preview for details of pages included, samples, and more!
Introduction to Responsibilities & Roles
★ Anchor Chart Headers (
Here is an easy way to get character education into your busy week. Each Monday, write a character trait on the board or display it on a special character traits bulletin board. Incorporate the word into your week as much as you can. Some ideas:
Use the included printables to help students think m
After having your students read a
book or passage, have them fill
out one of these worksheets.
~Write the title and name of character
~Decorate the character to look like
the character they chose
~Write two traits that describe the
This is a read-aloud and follow up growth mindset lesson using the book; The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark Pett and Gary Rubenstein. You will need to have, purchase, or be able to borrow this book in order to teach this lesson.
The goal of this growth mindset lesson is to teach students tha
BUY THE BUNDLE AND SAVE! (Click HERE to view the Bundle)
Be sure to download the Preview first. It gives you a much better glimpse at all that is included. This school packet was designed to help you create a safe classroom environment that encourages students to be respectful, try their best, and
Teach your students how to make and reach goals with this interactive PowerPoint filled with animations, sounds, and games. Works great for SMART Boards too!
Mac-friendly version included! (Powerpoint still required)
Overview of PowerPoint
•The PowerPoint begins by showing how it important it
Martin Luther King Jr Free. Enjoy this Martin Luther King Jr Freebie with your students. You can choose to hang the quote posters around the room or use as coloring sheets.
Inside you'll find:
-Martin Luther King Jr. Word Search
-Martin Luther King Jr. ABC Order
-"I Have a Dream" Writing Sh
Activities and visuals to accompany the book My Mouth is a Volcano by Julia Cook.
~ an eruption checklist
~ student eruption cards
~ self- control writing activity
~ parent note
Please visit my store for more Julia Cook book packets and other social skills lessons including:
This packet is designed to help teach your K-2 students about "Growth Mindset" vs. "Fixed Mindset" in their learning. The activities are an excellent complement to lessons on the Seven Habits of Happy Kids.
Included in this packet are:
*1 Sorting Activity/Bulletin Board
*2 Worksheets for Student Re
This PowerPoint offers a creative and fun way to teach elementary students about prioritizing and doing work before play. Great for teachers who want to teach important social skills. Works great for SMART Boards too!
Mac-friendly version included! (Powerpoint still required)
Overview of PowerPoin
Classroom management resource contains journal pages, prompts, and a mini book to help establish classroom routines and procedures.
Students can list steps of procedures, reflect on how their adherence to the routines affect themselves and others, and draw and write about how p
Second Step: Kindergarten
These lesson worksheets were designed to follow the 24 lessons of the Second Step Curriculum for Kindergarten. They are the perfect extension to the each lesson. They have limited amount of writing so they are great adaptations for kindergarten students w
This is a 250+ page Grit Resource Unit. In the zipped file there are 7 books with ideas on how to teach grit in your classroom.
Book 1: HOW TO SET UP A GRITTY CLASSROOM Book 2: STUDENT GOAL SETTING
It contains a student goal setting booklet as well as teacher instructions and all sorts of go
Want to get your students thinking about character traits? This character trait pack provides additional practice in sorting various character traits under the correct heading. Sorts are a great hands on activity where students are actively engaged and expanding their vocabulary.
Does your school use the Second Step program to teach social emotional skills to students? Do you wish you had easier access to materials to help supplement your instruction? This no-prep set of printables is the perfect resource to help boost your instruction and to help reinforce the valuable conc
This activity packet includes a simple way to teach young students how to determine if someone is making a good behavior choice. By answering “yes” to the three questions, 1) Is it safe? 2) Is it kind? and 3) Is it respectful, students will have an easier time determining whether or not they are mak
This product contains eight character trait hero posters and eight character trait activity sheets. It is a combination of my two products- Superpower Character Trait Posters and Superpower Character Trait Activity Sheets.
Character trait heroes include: Responsibility Reggie, Respect Renee, Coura
Everyday we are faced with different choices; what to wear, what to eat for breakfast, how to respond to situations, how to behave, etc…
It is important that children learn that choices have consequences. This activity will teach children how to use their “crystal ball” (mind) to predict the future
This packet of activities was created to use with the book A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon. The activities all have to do with being "unique" and emphasize being yourself.
Included in packet:
* Problem Solution - 4 pages NEWLY ADDED
* Character Analysis - 3 pages NEWLY ADDED
* Character Cha
This SUPER PACK is a collection 8 unique fill-in-the-blank THANK YOU notes to help our littlest learners express their gratitude to special people in their lives! What an empowering, valuable experience for the writers... and a heart-warming gift for the recipients! Hand written notes from little
Encourage a Growth Mindset in your classroom with these two Activity Packs. Each pack contains 8 activities to help students understand and develop a Growth Mindset.
This Bundle includes the following products:
Growth Mindset Activities included;
Activity #1 – Growth or
Here are some fun cause and effect, vocabulary and writing activities to go with the adorable picture book What if Everybody Did That?
This book is a great reminder to students about how actions have consequences, both good and bad. It’s a perfect Back to School read, but also ties in beautifully
'I Can Keep My Body Calm" is an example of a social narrative, an evidence based practice found effective for teaching social and behavior skills to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as others with social and behavioral deficits. It is based upon the Social Stories strategy, developed
Bully Prevention - Kids against Bullying is a bundle of activities to prevent bullying in classrooms and schools.
This bully prevention activity pack includes meaningful and engaging lessons to teach kids to take a stand against bullying.
This Bullying Product Includes:
Stand Up Against Bull
This packet is a great way for your students to practice their cursive handwriting while still having the opportunity to also learn about important qualities such as honesty, perseverance, bravery, self-control and kindness. Learning to write in cursive takes lots of practice, and this takes time.
This unique and original poem in a poster format was written by my two sons and I to celebrate them learning a growth mindset and wanting to share that with younger grades. (they are aged 7 and 9) They receive all the profits to put in their college funds which they are really engaging in watching i
This fun back to school story My Mouth is a Volcano is perfect for the first few weeks of school or anytime your class needs a refresher ( spring fever, etc. ). Grab this book from your librarian or a book store and you're all set. If you are unsure of this story - it teaches a great lesson about
Goal setting with students in reading, writing, & math right away sends the message that we are all growing and getting better with practice! Included in this resource are brainstorming bubble maps for students to visualize what kind of student they want to be. Then help your students think thro
"Starting Second Grade off Right" is a fabulous unit to teach Good Character Traits at the beginning (or middle or end) of the school year. After many years of starting school with the same old books and activities, we decided it was time for a change... which led us to creating this unit! We beli
Unit for Grade 1 Roles & Responsibilities for the New Ontario Curriculum in French! * Les rôles et les responsabilités
1ière année – Patrimoine et identité *
Let this 112 page unit help you with the new grade 1 ontario curriculum, ready to go in French for your young french learners!
"It's not how SMART you are that's important - it's HOW you are smart!"
Have students build their metacognition as they learn about multiple intelligences and learning styles!
SURVEY - Students can take a survey that uses language easily accessible and understandable to middle and high school stu
**Product Updated September 2013**
This product will allow your students to transfer their learning of character traits into their everyday lives as they think about how they show each trait. There are eight character trait paper folding activities included. Each trait comes with two sheets (the fro
This activity follows along with the book "Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun. The students will answer questions from the story as well discover answers about having the courage to be themselves and following "The Golden Rule".
This contains 17 colorful pages to use along with the Dr. Seuss book, "Oh, the Places You'll Go". It contains 10 pages of free style educational activities to use with students of all ages. Teachers as well as school counselors can creatively use this activity booklet to meet their educational nee
Nearly 1% of the population (3 million people) stutter which means the typical classroom teacher is likely to encounter a student that struggles with fluency, but not often enough to feel comfortable with the situation.
For some students, talking openly about their stutter whether in a group of spe
This packet has 8 short stories with morals. Each short story has 2 comprehension pages. 1 page contains recounting questions and the second page contains questions about the morals and character's actions. There are also 2 graphic organizers that could be used for each story.
1 - Preview
This growth mindset lesson is all about making mistakes as a part of the learning process. This lesson requires you to buy or have the book "Beautiful Oops" by Barney Saltzberg. This is a wonderful little board book where an artist turns many common "mistakes" into fun little drawings.
This is a gr
NEW UPDATE MARCH 2016: Bonus "Moment of Truth" anonymous questionnaires added as conversation starters in class and/or to ask embarrassing/sensitive questions
This fun and engaging 120+ page unit based on Ontario's NEW Health and Physical Education Curriculum was created for busy Grade 1, Grade 1/2
This is a social skills lesson designed to work on social thinking, perspective taking, and making inferences. It is to go with the book What If Everybody Did That? by Ellen Javernick.
30 pages total
-14 picture scenes to coordinate with book that includes the text
“What If Everybody
FRIENDSHIP AND GOOD CHARACTER PACKET
This is a unit geared towards Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd and 4th grade that teaches students what it means to be a good friend and have good character. The activities in this packet work very well in the beginning of the year, but can be taught as a
Help your teens understand and manage stress with this PowerPoint lesson with printable activities included - ideal for teaching Character Education.
Most students are under so much pressure from excessive testing, that it is crucial now more than ever, to teach them effective management techniques