• May


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  • Kindergarten

     

    Lesson #1:  

    • Tattling Madeline by Carol Cummings, a story to help children learn the difference between tattling and reporting.                                   
    • Tattling/Reporting  game

     

    Lesson #2: 

    • “Too Smart For Strangers With Winnie the Pooh” video.  Winnie the Pooh and his pals teach young children some very important lessons about how to stay safe and deal with strangers.
    • Don’t Talk to Strangers, by Christine Mehlhoff.
  • 1st Grade

     

    Lesson #1: 

    • Happy Birthday to You, You Belong in a Zoo, by Diane DeGroat.  Gilbert can’t believe it!  In school, that meanie Lewis always teases him.  Why would Lewis want Gilbert at his party?  Could they be buddies after all?
    • “We Are a Bucket Filling Family”  activity sheet

     

    Lesson #2: 

    • No More Pencils, No More Books, No More Teachers Dirty Looks, by Diane DeGroat.  Mrs. Byrd is giving out end-of-the-year awards.  But will Gilbert even get one?  What is Gilbert best at?
    • 2nd grade questions and concerns
  • 2nd Grade

     

    Lesson #1:  

    • “Wizard of Oz” problem-solving activity.  Students learn that you need a brain, a heart and courage to successfully solve problems and make good choices!
    • Loudmouth George and the Big Race, by Nancy Carlson.  Is George making good choices as he prepares for the big race??

     

    Lesson #2: 

    • A Fine, Fine School, by Sharon Creech, is a charming story about what happens when the love of learning goes too far!  The school principal is so proud of his students and teachers that he wants to have school on Saturdays, holidays and even in the summer!  What’s next?? 
    • “Circle of 2nd Grade Friends” activity sheet
  • 3rd Grade

     

    Lesson #1: 

    •  “Get Street Smart:  A Kid’s Guide to Stranger Dangers” 
    • This video uses pop quizzes, music and specific do’s and don’ts to teach young children in a fun and non-threatening way how to avoid stranger dangers.
  • 4th Grade

     

    Lesson #1: 

    • “Let’s Take a Vacation”, a small group, cooperative problem solving activity
    • Discuss problem solving steps: Situation, Options, Consequences, Solution:  SOCS
  • 5th Grade

     

    Lesson #1: 

    • “Break the Silence:  Kids Against Child Abuse”
    • Jane Seymour hosts this program as physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect are explained in a way our 5th grades can understand.  Each story ends on a positive note and describes how these kids are receiving help and leading normal lives.  The program stresses to kids the importance of telling a trusted adult if they feel they are being abused or if they know someone who is.  With a vital message for our kids, the video is tastefully presented and age appropriate for our students as they enter middle school.

     

    Lesson #2:

        

    • “Middle School Transitions” Bingo
    •  Practice with locks, etc.