Sharing and taking turns are frustrating skills for kids to learn. It involves staying calm, asking politely, negotiating wisely, waiting patiently, and putting others first. “My turn. It’s mine. I want it.” These are typical cries of kids who struggle to share and take turns. In this story, Savannah teaches the children that sharing shows they care. The unit comes with worksheets, posters, reward/reinforcement coupons, and award certificates.
This comprehensive unit contains a ZIP file with:
★ An instructional social story
★ A customizable social story (student fills in the blanks with his feelings)
★ A poster
★ 2 pages of coupons for sharing and taking turns
★ 3 different award certificates
★ 2 worksheets – high and low interest
Table of Contents:
Page 1: Unit Cover page
Page 2-15: Sharing and Taking Turns starring Savannah
Page 16-28: Sharing and Taking Turns starring Savannah & ME
Page 29: Classroom wall or locker poster
Page 30: I Got Caught Sharing Coupons
Page 31: I Got Caught Taking Turns Coupons
Page 32: I can Share Award Certificate
Page 33: I can Take Turns Award Certificate
Page 34: I can Share and Take Turns Award Certificate
Page 35: Credits
Page 1: preschool and primary interest Worksheet
Page 2: primary and intermediate interest Worksheet
Recommendations for using this unit:
Print and put in a sleeve protector. Keep in a 3 ring binder to reuse.
After reading the original version, guide the student through customizing a book with their own feelings. Talk them through drawing their own facial expressions. Spend time in front of a mirror practicing facial expressions.
give a stack of coupons to all of your student’s teachers and when your student is caught sharing or taking turns by someone they can turn in the coupons to you to receive their award certificate or your own incentive program.
use to reward students for achieving their goal and communicate growth to their family.
Classroom wall poster:
post somewhere visible to remind your student even when you are not around or print 4/page, laminate, and use as a desk card
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→ Following the Rules
Social Story Unit: Following the Rules
→ Making New Friends
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→ Test Taking Anxiety
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→ Flexibility when Plans Change
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→ Personal Space: 2 units in one
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