V- Voicing Viv - Standing Up for Yourself
Voicing Viv is the first of the stories from Powerful You Primary. Viv helps children demonstrate advocacy skills and ability to assert self, when necessary (ASCA Behavior - Social Skills Standard 8). Viv also fosters self-confidence in ability to succeed (ASCA Mindset 2).
Powerful You Primary (K-2) Directions:
Practice Breathing and Stretching before every lesson. https://www.powerfulyou.info/breathe-and-stretch-book.
Read one A-Z Powerful You themed story (26 social skills lessons).
Teach the positive self talk: Say it 3 times out loud. Then teach children to say it in their head. Practice with confidence, “V- I use a strong voice!”
Review and post the Classroom Social Skills Sign that compliments each lesson.
Additional Activities: Use the practice/writing from the Powerful You book.
Role-Play: Allow the children to hold the Powerful You PRIMARY Educator Card and act out different scenarios.
Review self-talk from previous lessons until children have memorized every Powerful You letter! Use the Powerful You PRIMARY Educator cards like giant flash cards! A - I am attentive | B - I am brave…
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