• Dear Parents, 

    This webpage is designed for parents to discuss together with your students the topic of relationship building. These activities are optional and easy to do. 

    Sincerely,

    Mrs. Profito and Miss. Megan 

     

    Optional Relationship Building Activities

    Kindergarten to Second Grade

    “We can work together like fingers on a hand” - Booker T. Washington

    Objective: 

    Students will see the importance of cooperation and working well with others.

    • Activity:
        • Read the scenario:
          • During Math centers, Mark and Nicole are sharing plastic chips daily. One day Nicole has all of the chips and Mark needs some. Mark asks Nicole for some, but Nicole does not want to give him any. What should Mark do?
    • Discuss:
      • Have your student define the qualities and actions that help people cooperate.
        • Respect
        • Patience
        • Perseverance
        • Tolerance
        • Listening
        • Compromise
      • Listening + Compromise = Cooperation
    • Do:
      • Make a list with your student on what to do when cooperating in class or at home

     

    Third Grade to Fifth Grade

    “It takes a strong mind to speak the truth.” - William Hazlitt

    Objective:

    Students will see the importance of being honest.

    • Activity:
      • Read the scenario:
        • One day at school, Luke gets into trouble for taking Beth’s ball at recess. When he gets home, should Luke tell his dad?
    • Discuss: 
      • Emphasize the importance of being honest and building an open relationship with your parents.
    • Do:
      • Together make a list of the importance of being honest with each other.
        • Develop closeness
        • Mutual respect and regard
        • Showing responsibility in relationships

     

    Sixth to Eighth Grade

    “Courage is an inner decision to go forward in spite of obstacles and frightening situations…”- Martin Luther King Jr.

    Objective: 

    Students will see the importance of showing courage in the their relationship.

    • Activity:
      • Read the scenario:
        • Kerri’s friend Wendy told her to not to sit with the new student at lunch. What should Kerri do?
    • Discuss:
      • Discuss how showing courage is a part of being strong and brave even when it is scary or difficult. 
    • Do:
      • List courageous traits that you have and believe in.

     

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