The Zones
Coping Skills
Communication
Act it Out
Social Skills
100

What zone are you in if you are HAPPY?

The Green Zone

100

Tell the class two things that help you to relax.

Music, drawing, talking, running, tapping, smiling, eating...

100

When someone is talking and you have an idea, should you wait for a pause?

Yes!  This is polite.

100

Act out completing your work and turning it in nicely.

Nice Job!

100

Is it okay to run up and hug someone without their permission?

No, always get permission - some people don't like hugs.

200

What zone are you in if you are BORED?

The Blue Zone

200

If you are having a bad day, which will make you feel better - saying "my days sucks and it won't get better" or by saying "today has been rough but it can turn around".

Saying something positive may help you to feel better.

200

Should you take turns talking in a conversation or should you do ALL of the talking?

Take turns - this shows you care.

200

Pretend a team mate is your mother who tells you it is bedtime.  Ask her in a nice way if you can stay up later.

Nice Acting!

200

Is it okay to interrupt someone's conversation?

What if it is an emergency?

It is not okay to interrupt unless there is an emergency.

300

Is it okay to be in any zone as long as you keep your body and friends safe?

Yes - all feelings are okay and we all have them!

300

Taking deep breaths can calm your body.  True or False?

True

300

Does talking more loudly than another person make you sound more important?  Or does it make you look unusual?

This make you look unusual.

300

Pretend your teacher is a new student - What would you say?

You could tell her "hi" and tell her your name.

300

What do you do if you find 5 dollars laying on the floor in the hallway?

You should try to find out who it belongs to or take it to the office.  You would be sad if you lost your money.

400

If you have extra energy and are in the yellow zone, could tapping your foot help to use some of that energy?

Yes!

400

If you get really mad at home, is it a good idea to say "I am mad" and "I need a break"?  Or should you tell yourself "this is so bad and it won't get better"?

Using self-talk would help.

400

What does it mean to 'stay on topic'?

It means to not change the subject.

400

Show what your body looks like when you are very bored.

Nice Acting!

400

If your mom says you can take one friend to the movies but two friends want to go.  What do you do?

Tell one friend they could come next time or ask your mother if you can bring two.  Any other ideas?

500

What does your teacher look like when she is in the RED ZONE?  How can you help?

She might look angry or upset.  You could offer to help her.

500

What could you tell a friend who is crying?

You could cheer her up, you can ask what is wrong, you can talk to her, you can show her that you care.

500

If someone does this?  What does it mean?

Frustrated, annoyed, bored...

500

Act out what you would say if someone was bullying you.

Stand up for yourself.  Nice Acting!

500

Is it okay to keep a secret?

What if the secret may hurt someone?

It is okay to keep a secret unless it hurts someone.

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