Staying on Task: a social story unit
Do your students get distracted by things they hear, see, feel or think? Our technology driven generation is accustomed to things changing frequently and moving instantly. Staying on task is a difficult skill, even for adults. It is a skill that many kids need to be directly taught. With this unit, you can teach your students several strategies to train their mind to stay on task, get their work done fast, so they can have some fun!
This comprehensive unit includes:
★ Staying on Task Teaching Version
★ Staying on Task Personalized Girl Version
★ Staying on Task Personalized Boy Version
★ Coupons: I got caught Staying on Task
★ Behavior Contract
★ Award Certificate
★ Poster for classroom wall, desk, locker, or to send home
★ Strategy List
Table of Contents:
Page 1: Unit Cover page
Page 2-18: Staying on Task Teaching Social Story
Page 19-35: Staying on Task Personalized Girls Version
Page 36-52: Staying on Task Personalized Boy Version
Page 53: Reward Coupons
Page 54: Behavior Contract
Page 55: Award Certificate
Page 56: Poster
Page 57: Strategies List
Page 58: Credits
Recommendations for using this unit:
Print and put in sleeve protectors. Keep in a 3-ring binder.
After reading the original version, guide the student through customizing a book with their own thoughts and feelings.
give a stack of coupons to all of your student’s teachers and when your student is caught being flexible by someone they can turn in the coupons to you to receive their award.
use to record coupons earned towards award certificate. Great communication tool with parents.
use to reward students for achieving their goal.
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
More SOCIAL STORIES:
→ Making Mistakes
Social Story Unit: Monster Mistakes
→ Following the Rules
Social Story Unit: Following the Rules
→ Making New Friends
Social Story Unit: Making New Friends
→ Test Taking Anxiety
Social Story: Coping Strategies for Test Anxiety - a complete unit
→ Flexibility when Plans Change
Social Story: Flexibility When Plans Change - a complete unit
→ Personal Space: 2 units in one
Social Story: "Personal Space"- two social stories in one unit