Zones of Regulation
Expected/Unexpected
Perspective Taking
Friendship
Calming Strategies
100
What zone is "ready to learn" in?
Green zone
100
When you are at school, what are two expected behaviors while in your classroom?
Possible ideas: whole body listening, calm body, respectful, following directions, doing your work
100
Someone in your class asks you to play at recess, you tell them, "No, I don't want to play with you." How might they feel?
They might feel sad. 
100
If someone tells you they do not want to play with you, what can you do? 
You can ask someone else. You might feel kind of sad, but it is good to try to make a new friend!
100
If you feel your body leaving the green zone and getting wiggly, what is one thing you can do to relax and get back to the green zone so you are ready to focus and learn ?
Take deep breaths, use self-talk, ask for a break, talk to a teacher
200
If you didn't get an invitation to someone's birthday party, how would you feel and what zone would you be in?
Sad, blue zone
200
It is the beginning of gym class. Mr. Fischer tells you to start running laps. You start to run laps. Is it expected or unexpected to run in gym when asked to?
Expected! Name one UNEXPECTED behavior in gym class.
200
You really like how someone's hair looks so you reach out and touch it. They turn around and push your hand away and tell the teacher. What might they be thinking?
They may be thinking: they need to ask me before they touch me! I did not like that. Why were they touching me?  They were invading my space.
200
True or not true: You might get into a fight with a good friend sometimes.
True! How would you work out a fight with a good friend?
200
If you are feeling wiggly and you go on the swing and still feel wiggly after, do you think it was a good calming strategy for your body? Did it work to get you back to the green zone?
No it did not work! What else could you try?
300
List two feelings in the blue zone
sad, tired, sick, bored
300
Is it unexpected or expected to tell another person: 
"That picture does not look very good. You are not a very good artist."
Unexpected! What should you do instead?
300
Your teacher asks you to start your writing work. You say, "No! I don't want to!" and throw your pencil. What are your classmates thinking?
They may be thinking: Unexpected behavior! He/she needs to follow the directions even if they do not want to, that is our job at school.
300
True or not true: A good friend is someone who makes you go last every time you play a game.
Not true!
300
If you are in the red zone and feeling out of control, what calming strategy works the best for you?
Relaxing, break, ipad, squishy sand, deep breaths, etc.
400
If you feel your body getting tight and hot what zone might it be in?
Red zone
400
Expected or unexpected: You are singing in music, but you start to sing in a really squeaky voice to make your friends laugh.
Unexpected! What are two expected behaviors while in music?
400
Your riding a bike with a friend and accidentally run into them and they fall. They start crying and yelling at you for hitting them. What are they thinking?
Even though it is an accident, they may not know it. They may be thinking: Why did they run into me? That made me fall! I feel sad and mad! What do you think you could say to them?
400
List two ways you can be a good friend to others
Examples: play with them, be respectful, be a bucket filler, take turns, etc.
400
Demonstrate taking three deep breaths to calm down.
Great job!
500
List three feelings you that are in the red zone
Mad/Angry, yelling/hitting, terrified, out of control
500
Name two expected behaviors during recess.
Ideas: Being a kind friend, taking turns, waiting your turn, including everyone, running around, listening to the adults, etc.
500
You are playing at free choice and you start getting a little out of control and run around the room. How do you think your teacher is feeling? What is she thinking? What are your friends thinking?
Your teacher may be thinking: Wow! That is not expected behavior right now. That is not okay. Your friends may be thinking: They are out of control! They need to calm down! I don't want to get in trouble so I am not going to play with them. That is not funny.
500
List two things that a good friend would do
Examples: Help you, hug you, play with you, be respectful, be kind, 
500
If you are upset and you say: "I want to play on the ipad!!!" Is that a good calming strategy?
No, the ipad could be a choice after you calm down. What could help you to calm down before that?
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