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Social Skills Task Cards for Developing a Positive Mindset

Social Skills Task Cards for Developing a Positive Mindset

Encourage a growth mindset by helping children to think positively, be flexible and provide them with problem-solving strategies and solutions that help them to cope with the myriad of situations and emotions that life presents, with these fun task cards. These printable task cards are a terrific way to actively practise the growth mindset directly within the IB PYP social skills. The task cards can be used in a variety of ways that encourage the children to reflect and think positively of themselves and others in various social settings that are easily relatable to them. They are asked to reflect on social situations that present doubt, possible antagonism, confidence issues and other difficulties. As you help the children with these social skills in a safe, familiar environment, it will greatly benefit them throughout school and particularly as they approach the IB PYP Exhibition. A great review activity! Differentiated for 3rd-5th grade. The pink cards are more challenging text. UK and USA spelling. Suggestions: Whole class - sitting in circle, each child will have a card to read aloud and then share their opinion. These can be discussed as you go around the circle. Small groups- Place a pile of cards face down in the middle of the group. Each person will take a turn to read a card, act out or offer their opinion and then those can be discussed within the group. Independent work - Each child can work with a few cards and write or draw how they would solve the social problems presented on the task cards. You will find 32 task cards ready to print and go. You can find many more tools for implementing the IB PYP within my store and on my blog. You may like my posters explaining the Transdisciplinary Skills . There are separate sets for big kids and also for younger kids. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.PYPteachingtools.com

By susanpowers09

Understanding Anxiety Comprehension

Understanding Anxiety Comprehension

To coincide with the theme of World Health Day, this resource supports a BBC Newsround text which explains what anxiety is and what young people should do if they feel anxious. The resource contains 2 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS2 and supports learning in SMSC.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.

By Headway_Learning

Conflict in Syria

Conflict in Syria

This reading comprehension uses a BBC Newsround article to investigate the human side of the conflict in Syria.  A twelve year old girl explains why her family left Syria and what it was like to live in a refugee camp before they were able to move to the UK. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It supports learning in SMSC and could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question

By Headway_Learning

Paralympic Athletes

Paralympic Athletes

This reading comprehension supports a BBC Newsround report about some of Britain’s young paralympic hopefuls.  In addition to supporting reading this text will promote SMSC themes and disability awareness. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.

By Headway_Learning

Courage bravery assembly complete walk through and resources

Courage bravery assembly complete walk through and resources

This assembly is themed on courage, although can be edited for bravery instead. It includes two powerpoints and a page of notes and explanation. With this, you will have everything you need for a 20-25 minute assembly that will go down a treat. Suitable for ages 7-16, KS2, KS3 and KS4.

By georgey32

Drawing & Painting Skulls Bundle.

Drawing & Painting Skulls Bundle.

Save 55% Develop drawing skills with these skull resources. 1. COMPLETE THE MISSING SECTIONS OF SKULL Learning Object: to draw with detail and a range of tones. All sections could be completed in pencil or you could use a range of media such as fine liner, charcoal pencils, conte crayon or paint. 2. COMPLETE THE SKULL DRAWING A step more difficult than the task above - this time complete the missing half of the skull. 3. SKULL & SKELETON PHOTO BANK 22 Fantastic photographs of a human skull and rib-cage within a PowerPoint - easy to print. Dramatic compositions make these photographs ideal to draw and paint from. 4. SKULL GRID DRAWING Teach a range of drawing skills with this excellent resource. Your students will learn about line, tone and the importance of adding detail. Excellent extension task or cover lesson. 5. SKULL PHOTOBANK WITH ARTIST & MEDIA SUGGESTIONS A new set of photos from those listed above. Beautiful, detailed, high resolution photographs of a real human skull. This could be the starting for a comprehensive project drawing and/or painting project. There are photographs of the full skull front on and from the side, close-ups and a second set of photographs where the skull sits on red cloth for that dramatic Hamlet feel! There are suggestions for what drawing mediums to use, what artists to make links with, some skull facts to sound like the expert and ideas for where to take this project.

By TheArtyTeacher

Enterprise: Enterprising Skills

Enterprise: Enterprising Skills

1 hour PP, worksheets, clips, well differentiated, KS3/ KS4. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)

By EC_Resources

KS1 Our School Bundle

KS1 Our School Bundle

A collection of resources that could be used as part of a KS1 topic about our schools. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

KS1 Keeping In Touch Bundle (Living Memory Changes)

KS1 Keeping In Touch Bundle (Living Memory Changes)

A collection of resources that can be used as part of a KS1 Keeping in Touch topic as students explore how the world has changed through time. Includes a letter to the Queen, communications, postal service, and thank you letters. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277