Good News, Bad News: a lesson in positive thinking and mindset

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Pawsitive School Counselor
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2nd - 5th
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82 pages
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This activity packet is designed to partner with "Good News, Bad News" by Jeff Mack, however, you can use many of the activities with any book that discusses positive thinking.

It can be used for whole group or small group activities in person or virtually.

For discussion and learning on the following topics: Resiliency/Growth Mindset, Overcoming Obstacles, Positive Thinking, CBT

Set Includes:

  • Activity cards for cooperative learning activities
  • Suggestions for use for slides and cards
  • Blank create your own cards
  • 2 scoot/Scramble Games- 1 is COVID specific
  • Comic Strip activities
  • Parent handouts
  • “Filter your thoughts” activities
  • Good News/Bad News extension activity for writing or drawing
  • “Ways I Can persevere“ signs and activity
  • Self Talk sort activity
  • Link to a Google Forms TM assessment/quiz for data collection
  • Google Slides TM mini-lessons

Includes 2 printing options: color or black/white

Activities for digital or distance learning.

Digital downloads included:

  • PDF for print display
  • PDF of activities (for discussion deck creation, etc.)
  • Access to Google Slides TM mini lessons for digital/distance learning
  • Link to Google Slides Form for formative assessments


Copyright © PawsitiveSchoolCounselor, Laura Filtness. All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. See product file for clip-art and font credits.

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82 pages
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