In the Classroom
Friends
When I'm Mad
What should you do?
School Rules
100

During a class, your teacher asks a question. You shout out the answer without raising your hand. What is wrong with this?

I didn't give other kids the chance to think. I wasn't following school rules.  If I can shout out, everyone else can too and then class will be really loud. 

100

Your friend is mad at you and you don't know why. What should you do? 

Use my words and ask them what is wrong.  If they won't talk to me, then I can write them a letter or draw them a picture to tell my feelings. 

100

You are really mad at your friend for saying something mean. What should you do?

Stay calm and tell that friend what they said that made me feel mad.  If the friend still isn't being nice, then walk away and find someone else to be around. 

100

You don't understand what the teacher is talking about. What should you do?

I need to raise my hand and ask the teacher to help me.  I need to explain that I don't understand and that I am frustrated or lost. I need to stay calm. 

100

You tripped and fell in the hallway. All of the other students laugh at you. How did you feel? What should you do?

I feel embarrassed and angry. I am not hurt, so I can make it into a joke and laugh with the other kids instead of being laughed at. 

200

You are in class taking a test. You get up to go to the bathroom without asking. What is wrong with this?

I didn't follow the school rules. I could disrupt others that are focused. If I left without the teacher knowing, she could worry about where I am and I could be in danger if there is a lock down. 

200

Your friend moved away to another state. How do you feel? What should you do?

I feel sad because I can't see them anymore.  I could make a new friend, keep in touch with my old friend or ask to talk to someone about my feelings. 

200

You hit your friend because he made you mad. What is wrong with this?

I never used my words to tell my friend what I didn't like.  I didn't ask for a break or ask the teacher to help me fix the problem.

200

You forgot your homework at home. You tell your teacher that your dog ate it.  What is wrong with this?

I told a lie instead of the truth.  There are bigger consequences for telling a lie than if you just own the truth. 

200

There is a line of students at the door. You go up to the front of the line and cut in front of everyone. What is wrong with this?

I think that I am allowed to do whatever I want. I did not follow the school rules. I was rude. I need to follow the rules and go to the end of the line. 

300

You need to talk to your teacher, but see that she is talking to someone. What should you do?

Try to figure out the answer on my own, ask a friend or be patient and wait until she is done. 

300

Another student was talking to you and got you in trouble. How did you feel? What should you do?

I feel mad, but I need to just deal with it. I can feel mad inside, but next time I need to remind them to be quiet and say we can talk during recess. 

300

A teacher asks you a question and you answer it while staring at your feet. What is wrong with this? 

I need to look at people in the eyes when I am talking.  It is polite and the person can hear what I am saying.  It shows that I am confident and ready to learn.

300

You stayed home from school and missed a math test. What should you do? 

I need to study hard so that I can make up the math test when I get back to school quickly so I don't miss any more work. 

300

You were yelled at in front of your entire class. How did you feel? What should you do?

I feel embarrassed and mad. Sometimes I do things that I am not supposed to do. I need to deal with the problem and accept what the consequence is. 

400

You made a new friend at school. How did you feel?

Excited because I have someone to talk to. Worried that I might lose my friend. 

400

Another student made fun of you and called you a name.  How did you feel? What should you do?

I felt really angry. I felt like a wanted to be mean back. I should tell them that was mean and I don't like when they call me names, walk away, find someone kind to play with, tell the teacher. 

400

You weren't nice to your friend yesterday. How did you feel? What should you do?

 I feel frustrated and that I messed up.  I should talk to my friend to apologize. If they are still mad at me, I can't get upset because I was mean first, but I can draw a picture or write a letter to apologize. 

400

Your friend is making fun of another student. What should you do?

Even though I don't want to make my friend mad at me, I need to stand up against bullying. I need to tell my friend to stop and try and get them to do something else instead. 

400

Your best friend bought you a gift for your birthday. How did you feel? What should you do?

I feel excited and happy. I should say thank you and maybe even write a thank you card. 

500

You studied for a test all night and didn't get any sleep. How did you feel? What should you do?

I felt frustrated and everyone around me is bugging me.  I need to ask the teacher for breaks before getting mad and try my hardest to let things go.

500

You studied really hard for a math test. You got a D on it. How did you feel? What should you do?

I felt frustrated because I worked so hard. I should ask the teacher for help to understand what I did wrong. 

500

You got a D+ on your test, but your friend got an A+. How did you feel? What should you do?

I felt frustrated and jealous.  I need to congratulate them and ask them to help me figure out what I did wrong, so I can get better next time.

500

You don't want to follow the directions that your teacher gave you. What should you do?

Sometimes I need to do things that I don't want to. I need to let it go and do what I am told. My teacher is telling me to do something for a reason and I must follow the rules. 

500

Your class went to your favorite ice cream store for a field trip. How did you feel?

I feel excited for being able to get ice cream at school. 

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