2018-19 Yearly Powerful You Guidance Plan
POWERFUL YOU CHARACTER TRAITS
August – Cooperation
I am cooperative.
Teamwork, Adjusting, Effort
3-5 Powerful You Ben, Hal, Anna, Xaiden
Work together • Play by the rules • Take turns and share • Be a good neighbor • Support others • Respect authority • Protect the environment • Be a good citizen • Clean up along the way • Do your part for the team • Find everyone’s strengths • Take turns and share • Be a good neighbor • Follow school rules • Give your best effort • Win and lose without bragging or complaining • Contribute to class discussions • Accept change •
September – Respect
I am respectful.
Manners, Listening, Health
3-5 Powerful You Mike, Charlie, Lucy
Follow the Golden Rule • Be accepting of differences • Listen to your teacher the first time • Be considerate of the feelings of others • Use kind words, kind feet & kind hands • Follow school rules • Be courteous and polite • Practice manners • Be Patient • Hold the door open for others • Say “please and thank-you” • Step aside for others • Listen without interrupting • Take care of your body
October – Responsibility
I am responsible.
Study Skills, Bully behavior, Reporting
3-5 Powerful You Roxy, Van, Stand-up Stella
Complete classwork and homework on time • Plan ahead • Be on time • Always do your best • Write assignments in planner • Think before you act • Consider the consequences • Be accountable for your words and actions • Be a role-model • Be at school only unless you are sick • Report Danger • Find the goodness in others • Stand up for yourself and others
November – Resourcefulness
I am resourceful.
Problem solving, Feelings, Grit
3-5 Powerful You Tim, Naima Anna
Solve problems peacefully • Never give up • Be open-minded - listen to understand others • Get help when needed • Try different solutions to problems • Look for new ways to do things • Learn all you can • Calm yourself down when feelings are strong • Express your feelings• Be an independent problem solver • Accept Change •
December – Trustworthiness
I am trustworthy.
3-5 Powerful You Dalia, Izzie, Lucy, Uriel
Be honest • Only take what belongs to you • Do what you say you’ll do • Admit when you are wrong • Build a good reputation • Never blame others carelessly • Show integrity by keeping your word • Forgive and move on • Never gossip • Be a loyal friend • Never gossip • Build positive peer pressure •
January - Self-Control
I am in control.
3-5 Powerful You Charlie, Pablo, Naima, Tim, Uriel
Control your temper • Manage your strong feelings • Adjust when needed • Practice good posture • Put things back in their “home” • Build healthy habits • Choose friends carefully • Consider consequences • Think before you act • Avoid clutter • Be a part of the solution • Use time wisely • Be resilient • Practice deep breathing • Avoid negative peer pressure
February – Kindness
I am kind.
3-5 Powerful You Karen, Lucy, Eddie, Gretta,
Be compassionate and show you care • Express gratitude • Forgive others • Help people in need • Fill classmates buckets • Use your words and actions to uplift others • Include others • Look at people when they speak • Write thank you notes • Notice when others are hurting • Give without expecting back • Be of service • Appreciate people who help you • Step aside for others •
March – Acceptance
I am accepting.
3-5 Powerful Jamal, Fran
Appreciate differences • Recognize strengths • Be a role model to younger students • Celebrate your heritage • Believe in yourself • Understand that everyone has their own personal struggles • Be considerate of others beliefs, views, and opinions • Never put others down until you have walked in their shoes
I am determined.
Effort, Peer Pressure, Goal Setting
3-5 Powerful You Xaiden, Van, Uriel
Plan ahead • Persevere - Keep on trying! • Always do your best • Use self-control • Think before you act • Set goals • Don’t be afraid to stand alone • Give effort • Be unmoved by negative peer pressure • Learn from mistakes • Find your passion • Voice your opinion
May – Leadership
I am a leader.
3-5 Powerful You Oreta, Eddie
Have a cheerful attitude • Be an energy giver • Plan for your future • Take safe risks • Treat every job as important • Adjust when needed • Look for the positive • Encourage others in the right direction • Smile • Look for ways to connect with others • Encourage others in the right direction • Be a good sport • Take notes