This packet will help your students understand the concepts of predictable play behaviors, making better choices, and taking the perspective of others . It is appropriate for preK- elementary ages, but can also be used with older students with cognitive and social language impairments working on the same developmental level.
The original story is about a dinosaur named Juniper and how he got his nickname, Jerkasaurus Rex. Walk through time as we find out about Juniper and how his rough play affected his friends. Will he change his ways or forever be known as a Jerkasaurus Rex?
Included in this packet:
Original story about Jerkasaurus Rex (aka Juniper) (13 pages)
Directions, extension ideas and interactive activity pages (7)
24 Social situation cards from the story to decide if Juniper and his friends' choices are green light choices (predictable) or red light choices (unpredictable) (6 pages)
5 scenes from the story to decide how Juniper and friends' choices might make others in the story think, say or feel.