Do you have a student who gets easily frustrated during class? Does this student exhibit negative behaviors such as calling out, yelling, swearing or saying mean things? Would your student benefit from short breaks throughout a lesson?
This Social Story teaches children the appropriate way to ask for a break. It explains how to work in the classroom and what good classroom behavior looks like. It also explains that sometimes, students may get frustrated when they are working in the classroom. It is okay to ask for a break during these times. The story gives 3 strategies that can be used once a break is taken. The last page lists all 3 strategies on one page.
Print out the following sheets and be sure to include the personalized page at the beginning with your student’s picture. Read the story several times a day during random moments for several weeks. It is best when the student reads the story out loud, but it can also be read by a caregiver.
This story is 16 pages long + 1 Title Page + 1 Strategy Page + 4 Credit Pages for a total of 22 pages.