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It's OKAY To Make Mistakes | Social Skills Story & Activities | For 3rd-5th

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It's OKAY To Make Mistakes, Social Skills Story & Activities, were written to help students who have a difficult time when they make even a small mistake, or what they perceive as a mistake.

This story is also great for those who have a difficult time admitting to having made a mistake as well as those who need instruction on how to apologize after they have made a mistake.

Do you have students who get really upset when they make even the smallest mistake?

Do you have students who try so hard to avoid making mistakes that they get incredibly anxious and preoccupied with doing something "right?"

Do you have students who struggle to understand (or admit) when they have made a mistake that requires an apology?

If so, this Social Skills Story & Skill Builder Activities may be just the thing to help!

Social Skills Stories use clear, concise language to break down information into small, explicit steps that help children understand what they should or should not do in a given situation.

Stories are a great way to teach important skills to children who are struggling to understand a particular social concept such as handling mistakes.

Skill Builders support a story by further teaching the targeted social skill(s) with one or more follow up activities and/or visual supports.

These activities and visual supports will help your students build the skills they need, in order to use the information presented in the story more successfully.

About This Story:

This story will help children who have a difficult time handling their mistakes. The story breaks down various types of mistakes and gives suggestions for how to handle each of them.

The story discusses how some mistakes need to be fixed, some require an apology and others just need to be let go.

The skill building activities teach children how to understand when, why and how to give someone an apology or when to let something go and move on.

The included inspirational quote posters will remind your students that making mistakes is a necessary part of life and that we all make mistakes.

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This Resource Is Helpful For:

✓ Social Workers/Psychologists:

Use this story with students who are anxious about getting everything right and never making a mistake.

✓ Special Educators:

Use this story with students on your caseload who engage in challenging behavior when they make a mistake or refuse to try in fear of making a mistake.

✓ Regular Education Teachers:

Use this story with students in your class who are anxious and perfectionistic and who are afraid to take academic or social risks.

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> Story: Color Social Story, Great For The Classroom. Includes 3 choices of covers, 3 choices of end pages.

> Coloring Book Companion: Black & White Social Story, Great To Color In While Reading and/or Send Home For Generalization

> Skill Builder: Mistakes Activity 1

> Skill Builder: Mistakes Activity 2

> Skill Builder: Mistakes Quotes {Posters} and Make your Own Quote Posters

> Animated PowerPoint Story: Great For Distance Learning!

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~As with all of my products, I am more than happy to modify this story for you. Perhaps you would like a child's name in the story, or a photo, the name of the child's school, or teacher? Just contact me in the Q and A section and let me know what you would like!

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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.


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