Positive Social Behaviors Teacher Resources
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Fifth graders read articles to make them aware of the world around them. In this social awareness lesson, 5th graders complete a reading on social issues and write a response to the literature. Students include complex sentences in their writing.
Students explore the participant's feelings about his or her use of the skill. They discuss the overall skill of Asking Questions. Students discuss the three critical behaviors involved in the skill of Asking Questions which are: Identify the Question, Select Who to ask, and Pose the Question.
Tenth graders make a list of social skills that people use everyday. They create a "How-to" video on an assigned etiquette area. Students research assigned etiquette area within groups using a WebQuest provided by the teacher and other reference sources.
Young scholars consider the difficulties associated with social mobility to interview an adult and write about his or her personal experiences.
Combine a study on appropriate behavior with examining rational numbers! Individuals assess behaviors that they see and experience in the school environment. They identify, define, compare, and order behaviors that are both positive and negative, using number lines to help draw conclusions, reason, and visualize concepts.
Seventh graders research the six European "postage stamp" (small) countries and research interesting facts about them. In groups, they are assigned to one of the six countries of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, or Vatican City. On poster board, 7th graders create a postage stamp for their country.
Students recognize the importance of justice, tolerance, equality, and historical figures. In this philanthropic actions activity, students study the philanthropic actions of historical figures, and learn about the concepts of fairness, equality, justice, tolerance, human rights, common good, and philanthropy.
Sixth graders define immoral acts in the novel 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.' In this social emotional lesson, 6th graders read a selection from 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.' Students identify the immoral acts from the 4 adult male characters. Students rewrite the immoral acts portrayed by the adult males.
Students examine and discuss personal responsibility in regard to the environment. They read stories, analyze a real land-use dispute, develop their own land-use code of ethics, and create and utilize a Good Citizen chart.
Students examine bird anatomy and explain bird intelligence. In this animal behavior lesson students research the Internet on bird behavior and work in groups to complete a challenge.
Young scholars examine the reasons why juveniles commit crimes. As a class, they watch movies showing juveniles committing crims and discuss the impact on societies. They take a field trip to adult and juvenile courts and compare their procedures and rulings. To end the lesson, they write an essay on their reactions and feelings toward juvenile delinquency.
Youngsters create class rules by determining the environment they would like to have in their classroom. They come to a consensus about how to have a safe, fair, fun learning environment by discussing the rules in the Karla Kustin poem, and sharing their behavior plan with their parents.
This is not just a lesson, it's a life saver! Here are 10 separate documents intended to assist a new Special Ed teacher. There are 4 different games, instructional tips, ways to handle documentation, behavioral modification suggestions, and tips on how to modify school curriculum to meet your student's special needs. A must have cheat sheet.
Students examine how artists can be influential in shaping human values, discuss how art addresses social and global issues such as poverty, starvation, crime, and discrimination, research specific artist and his/her social philosophy, and engage in debate on value of art in shaping social awareness and social values.
Students discuss what would happen if there were no driving safety laws, orally state four behaviors for walking properly in line, identify why walking in hall properly is important to promote positive learning environment, and perform four behaviors for walking in line properly in role play and real life situations.
Written as a sample behavior strategy, this resource provides a case-study-style context to assist an Autistic child with transition issues. The primary behavior is laying in the hallway during transitions. The behavior strategy is positive reinforcement through a token economy system. Practical and well supported, this support plan could be a life saver.
Students study the differences between sets of data and explain how organisms are adapted to their environment. In this marine mammals lesson students analyze data based on set criteria.
Most of us like to play games, but knowing what to do when a game doesn't go the way one expects is a learned skills. Adolescents with behavioral disorders practice responding to a variety of situations that arise during game play. They take turns, ignore taunting, respond to losing, and discuss disputes.
Students are rewarded for behavior by the use of a classroom incentive plan that they design themselves.
Seventh graders explore the geography of Eastern and Western Europe. They compare and constrast the culture of Jewish people from Eastern and Western Europe. They analyze deportation and confinement in concentration camps, using personal testimonies.