Sorting: put the number of the problem in the correct section to show whether it is a Big Problem or a Small Problem.
Figurative language is language that is not meant to be taken literally. It is often used in social interactions.Match the example of figurative language with its literal meaning.
Before speaking, ask yourself, “Is this a positive or negative thought?” Positive thoughts can be shared, but negative thoughts should be kept to yourself.
Inferencing is using clues and background knowledge to draw conclusions. We can infer what happened in different situations using the information we are given.
Read each problem and the three solutions across from it. Select the best solution. Think about what could happen after each choice. Would the problem be fixed?
If something is happening that you don’t agree with, you need to be able to speak up. If you need something that you currently are not getting, you need to be able to speak up.
Ways to respond to situations at work
We talk to different people in different ways. We use certain words or phrases with adults and less formal ones with our friends. Think about how to respond to each person.
Determine the size of the Problem
Decide if the situation is a problem you need to solve or it just needs to be ignored.
Use each question as a conversation starter.
When new people join us, we should make them feel comfortable and welcome. Think of which behaviors would make them feel uncomfortable.
Decide whether each behavior is following the classroom rules or not.
On this page, we will look at the situation and think about how you should respond to it.
When talking to classmates in school, there are things we should keep in our head and “think” or things that are okay to say.
Think about each place. We change the way we act based on where we are. Some places are okay to run and yell. Others we have to be quiet. Tell your behavior in each place.
There are many different people we know. Our relationship with each person is different. Some people we are very close to. Others we hardly know.
Use these steps to solve each problem: identify the problem, tell if it’s big or small, think of three solutions, pick the best one.
This activity allows scholars to determine which worries they can control (effort, choices, etc.) and those that they cannot control (weather, others’ behavior, etc.).