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Superb Social Skills in the Classroom Book 1

Laying the foundations

Put superb social skills within reach of children in your classroom. This series will help them to develop critical and more sophisticated social strategies and stronger relationships. Associated activities provide children with structured learning opportunities to play and practise newly learnt social skills that will set them up to succeed in many different social situations. Topics include friendship, decision-making, self-esteem, routines and dealing with school life.

Ages: 5-10 | Pages: 56 | Code: 5409 | ISBN: 9781877478598

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Janet Bruce

Janet Bruce has taught at all levels of the primary school in Australia. As a curriculum coordinator, her primary responsibilities were to develop the school-based English curriculum. Janet developed the guided reading programme while teaching lower primary students and adapted it when teaching other grade levels. As coordinator of the Schools Student Welfare Support Group she facilitated group discussion between parents and teachers of children experiencing social difficulties to develop achieveable goals and practical ideas to assist the children.


Navigating your way
through this book
Friendship skills
Asking to join in
Lunch time play
Solving conflict
Role play
Making decisions12
Taking turns game
Choosing games
Saying "No"
Me and my self-esteem17
Emotions on my face
Feeling happy
Feeling sad
Feeling excited
Feeling angry
When I feel ...
Pictures for my feelings
Angry action plan
Social skills27
Greeting people
Talking to friends
What does it look like
to be a good listener?
Listening and responding
When is it appropriate?
Looking people in the eye
Social stories34
My story of listening in class
My story of having a
different teacher
My story of school assembly
My lunch time story
My story of a class trip
School life skills40
Healthy choices
Following instructions
In an emergency
Getting organised
Before school routine
Getting ready to go
to the library
Packing up to go home
Time to do my work
Daily timetable
Weekly timetable
Term timetable
Play timetable
Weekend timetable