Yessing Yula - Risk Taking


Yessing Yula is the twenty-fifth of the stories from Powerful You (grades 2-adult). Yula encourages children to participate in enrichment and extracurricular activities (ASCA Behavior - Learning Strategy Standard 10). Yula also fosters a sense of belonging in the school environment
(ASCA Mindset 3). 

Video: Yessing Yula’s video on saying yes to adventure


Powerful You Instructions

20-25 minutes per week for each of the 26 social skills lessons

1.    Breathe and Stretch before every lesson.  Feel the benefits in YOUR body and mind.  Kids love the breathing ball

2.   Read the true short story from the 8.5 x 11 Powerful You Educator Cards and watch connection radiate in your class.

3.    Stand tall and practice positive self-talk.

4.   Open the lines of communication by allowing children turn & talk time with each journaling question from the Powerful You Educator Card. (use transition chime to move through questions quickly)

5.   Display the Classroom Social Skills Sign.  Leave a classroom footprint of emotional wellness. 

6.   Use the Powerful You Book for positive quotes and additional activities that correspond to each A-Z lesson. Add your ideas to this resource book.  You are more powerful than you know!  

7.   Purchase The Powerful You Educator Kit . (Includes all resources for grades 3 and up.

The Other Side
By Jacqueline Woodson
If I Never Forever Endeavor
By Holly Meade
The Dot
By Peter H. Reynolds