J- Joking Jodi - Appropriate Play
Joking Jodi is the tenth of the stories from Powerful You Primary. Jodi helps children create positive and supportive relationships with other students (ASCA Behavior - Social Skills Standard 2). Al also fosters a Positive attitude toward work and learning (ASCA Mindset 6).
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, “J- Joking has a time and place.”
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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