Social Story-Interactive Style: "I Can Cover My Mouth When I Cough", presents a specific behavioral situation, that students may encounter throughout their day, in a very positive manner. The booklet consists of a title page followed by 5 pages of positive examples, illustrations, and/or reasons to support the target behavior---presented in a short story format. In this particular booklet, supporting the need to prevent the spreading of germs by properly covering when coughing is the target behavior that is being discussed. Space is provided on pages in order for teachers to enter specific names of students into the story to help teach the students the target behavior. The story can then be utilized on an individual or small-group basis in order to help that particular student transform the negative behavior into something more positive! Each page of the booklet is presented on a half sheet of paper--booklet-style, so...just copy, cut pages out, and staple.
This product has been used in real classrooms with real students with real success! It is created by two experienced teachers with over 24 years of combined teaching experience mixed with current essential knowledge that has been acquired through teacher inservices, professional development courses, educational conferences, peer collaborations, and just everyday on-the-job experiences with our students, our parents, and our peers!
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