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Communication Skills Task Cards Activity for Growth Mindset

Communication Skills Task Cards Activity for Growth Mindset

Encourage a growth mindset by helping children to communicate 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 focusing on communication skills. These printable task cards are a terrific way to actively practise the growth mindset directly within the IB PYP Communication 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 communication 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 purple 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. Teacher led- read aloud a card to a small group and facilitate the discussion that follows. 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. These can be found on my blog too or in my store. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.PYPteachingtools.com

By susanpowers09

A Growth Mindset Task Cards Activity for Self Management Skills

A Growth Mindset Task Cards Activity for Self Management Skills

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 focusing on self management. These printable task cards are a terrific way to actively practise the growth mindset directly within the IB PYP Self Management 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 green 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

Managing our emotions-Inside Out Film lesson

Managing our emotions-Inside Out Film lesson

An interactive lesson using the Disney film "Inside Out". Students complete a range of activities about the film to think about their emotions and how they can manage them in difficult situations.

By franmarcus

Bully Prevention - Anti-Bullying Lesson and Activities

Bully Prevention - Anti-Bullying Lesson and Activities

Raise awareness with this bully prevention and anti-bullying lesson with activities and flap book. Students will learn strategies to identify and handle bullies and develop a positive classroom atmosphere with an anti-bullying classroom contract. Includes lesson plan, anticipatory set skit, bullying information, strategies to deal with bullying, flap book, "Is it bullying?" worksheet, interactive powerpoint, small group discussions, classroom contract, and anti-bullying posters. Pages of Download: Lesson Activities PDF 1 - Cover 2-3 - Lesson plan 4-5 - Anticipatory Set Skit and discussion 6-7 - Flap book instructions and picture 8-12 - Flap book pages 13-14 - "Is it Bullying?" Scenario worksheet recording sheet and answer key 15-21 - Small Group discussion cards and answer keys 22-28 - Classroom Posters 29 - Resources for further learning 30-32 - Credits and Terms of Use Pages of Download: Teacher PowerPoint and 2nd PDF (if powerpoint is not available to you) 1 - Cover 2 - Anticipatory Set Discussion Questions 3 - What is a Bully? 4 - Why do People Bully? 5 - Physical Bullies 6- Verbal Bullies 7- Relationship Bullies 9 - Cyber Bullies 10 - The Damage a Bully Can Do 11 - Why is a Bully My Problem? 12 - 18 - Bully Scenarios to use with recording sheet 19-24 - Bully Scenarios Answer Key 25 - How can I deal with a bully? 26-34 - Strategies to handle bullies 36-41 - Flap book instructions and classroom contract 42-44 - Credits and Terms of Use

By ashleybrennan

Yoga Brain Break and Positive Affirmation Classroom Posters and Choice Cards

Yoga Brain Break and Positive Affirmation Classroom Posters and Choice Cards

Increase productivity, creativity, positivity, and focus in the classroom. Includes 27 yoga pose posters with instructions and three positive affirmations for students to recite while holding the pose. Also includes two posters describing what yoga and positive affirmations are and why they are important. Posters would work well for a bulletin board or display. The posters are also on small cards so students can choose the pose or poses randomly. Choose from these cards or laminate them and put them on popsicle sticks to have students choose. Download includes: 1- Cover 2- What is yoga? poster 3- What are positive affirmations? poster 4-30 - 27 yoga poses with instructions and 3 positive affirmations for each pose 31-36 - 27 yoga pose cards to laminate and have students choose from for daily brain breaks. These are a smaller version of the poster for consistency. Also include the instructions and 3 positive affirmations per card. 38-39 - Credits

By ashleybrennan

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .

By Headway_Learning

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

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