Self-control with emotions
Self-control with words
Self-control with actions
Self-control
100

You are having trouble focusing in math because you are so excited about your weekend.

What should you do?

Don't think about, tell myself "keep working", concentrate 

100

A friend tells you they don't like your favorite TV show.

What should you do?

Tell them, "that's ok, you can like what you want and I'll like what I want". 

Ignore them, ask them what they're favorite show is.

100

During work time, you want to get up and talk with a friend. 

What should you do?

Keep quiet, sit still, don't interrupt others

Wait until class is over and talk during recess or lunch

100

Name 3 ways you can control your words.

Keep silent, think before speaking, no name calling, don't be rude, don't interrupt

200

You feel annoyed when a group member is being silly and isn't helping you with y our project.

What should you do?

Get help, ignore, count to 10

200

Someone keeps tapping their pencil when you are trying to work. You want them to stop.

What should you say?

Please stop tapping your pencil. You are distracting me.

If they don't stop, ask an adult for help.

200

A friend dares you to trip another friend to make others laugh. 

What should you do?

Tell them you aren't going to do that because that is mean. 

Ignore them, walk away

200
Name 3 ways you can control your actions. 

No hitting, no pushing, no yelling, remain still, lay your head down, sit down and relax, find a quiet place, stop and think

300

You feel angry when a friend laughs at your artwork.

What should you do?

Count to 10, ignore them, talk it out

300

You really want to talk about your weekend but it's math time. 

What should you do?

Wait until class is over

Talk at recess or lunch

300

You see a pen on a friend's desk and want to use it. 

What should you do?

Leave it alone, Ask permission, or find another one

300

Tell a story where you used self-control

Sit in a chair, walk around, lay your head down

400

You are angry when a friend starts cheating in a game.

What should you do?

Count to 10, relax, talk it out, tell the friend to play fair, ask an adult for help, go back over the rules

400

You don't like the way your friend's artwork looks. 

What should you say?

Nothing, or tell them it's creative. You don't have to like it to be nice. 

400
Your teacher says it's time to put your laptops away, but you don't want to. 

What should you do?

Listen, put the laptop away

400

Act out a scene where you use self-control

Rehearse deep breathing, Lay your head down, verbally count to 10

500

Ana feels angry with a friend so she walks away. 

Is she using self-control? Why or why not?

Yes, she is walking away to calm down and think about the situation so she doesn't react aggressively.

500

Tina calls someone a crybaby who is crying. 

Is she using self-control? Why or why not?

No, because she is being mean and name calling.

500

Alex called out in class when her teacher didn't call on her. 

Is she using self-control? Why or why not?

No, because she didn't wait and she is interrupting class. 

500

Have each member of your group say one way they use self-control?

Take deep breaths, walk away, remain calm, count to 10, think before acting, ignore, 

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