Weekly Kindness Challenges:
Think of ways you can be a good friend: Try a new way each day this week
Our big idea is Friendship! There are many ways to be a good friend or be friendly. Brainstorm with your classmates for ideas
Treat Others the Way You Want to be Treated: Being respectful of others is very important.
Everyone has important things they would like to say. Practice saying excuse me this week when needing to interrupt others when they are talking.
Active Listening to others:Being respectful of others is very important. When someone is telling you something, be kind to them by using good eye contact (looking them in the eye), and giving them your full attention. When you are in class, raise your hand to speak and wait your turn so that others can listen to the teacher.
Positive Problem Solving when you disagree with a classmate.Instead of tattling on a classmate, Challenge yourself to use your problem solving skills to work our your problems together in a respectful way (Use Kelso's Wheel or Choose 2 and Diffuse)October 9-12:
Let a classmate go in front of you in line!
Instead of tattling on a classmate for getting in front of you in line, Challenge yourself to let someone in front of you in line. Stop and remember that we are all going to the same place and it's not always important to be the first one there!October 16-20:Apologize:
We all make mistakes and sometimes hurt someone else's feelings... think about someone who you may have mistreated and give them a sincere apology.Tell them "I'm sorry or I apologize."