Kids learn better and feel better about themselves in an atmosphere of safety and respect. This book shows you how to help students in grades three through six:
Foster kindness, compassion, and empathy
Respond to conflict
Address name-calling and teasing
Deal with bullying
With mini lessons that span those seven topic areas, you can build community and student relationships in 20 minutes or less per day. The prep work is already done: each of the 126 lessons has a script, and worksheets are available with the downloadable digital content.
Included in the book are anger management activities, conflict resolution strategies, and character-building lessons. And with concrete ideas about how to address bullying in the classroom, these lessons help students understand what bullying is and how they can stand up to bullies.
Based on a nationwide survey of more than 2,000 students and teachers, this resource can be used alone or as a complement to anti-bullying or character education programs already in place. The digital content in this book includes reproducible handouts, bonus activities, forms for parents, and information on schoolwide responses to bullying.