There are pros and cons regarding siblings sharing a room. For some families, sharing a room is a choice. For some families, sharing a room is a necessity. Whatever the case, an important life skill is to teach our students to make it work. Obviously, a student's home life and relationship with her/his sibling has an effect on the student's academic life. Learning to share a room with a sibling(s) can teach important soft skills that will transfer to interactions with classmates. To that end, this packet will discuss the following topics:
* What qualities are needed to peacefully share a bedroom?
* Asking your sibling for private time in the shared bedroom
* Respecting Space
* A shared bedroom does not mean shared belongings
* Who is in charge?
* Creating norms and expectations
* Communication and compromise
The packet includes:
This packet can be used as a stand-alone tool or as a foundation for classroom discussion.
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