This is a social story to use with an individual student or a group of students that are having trouble with listening and following directions the first time they are given. A social story is a short narrative describing a challenging social situation in a clear and reassuring manner that is easily understood. Social stories are used to teach particular social skills, such as understanding classroom routines and behavioral expectations. These stories will help improve the social skills of children on the Autism spectrum, children in a special education classroom, or any child in need of a little guidance. It is written with a positive tone and can be understood by individuals of any age or ability.