Coping skills
Feelings
Thoughts
Behaviors
100

What can you do when you are feeling angry at home? 

Take a Break, talk to an adult

100

How would you feel if someone called you a mean name?

Sad, upset, etc.

100

What would you think if you had a bad day at school?

That today may be bad, but tomorrow could be better, etc.

100

How do you behave to have a good day?


I do what is expected of me; I follow the rules; etc.

200

What can you do for if you are getting distracted in class?

Go for a walk, get a drink of water, etc.

200

How would you feel if you did not understand your classroom assignment?

Confused, frustrated, upset, etc.

200

What would you think if you got a bad grade?

That I should have studied more; that I can do better next time; etc.

200

What are your behaviors on the playground?

Playing with other kids, running around, etc.

300

What should you do if you're feeling angry in the classroom?

Take a break, Give yourself space, take deep breaths, etc.

300

How would you feel if you if you lost a game?

Angry, upset, frustrated, etc.

300

What would you think if someone bullied you?

That the person bullying me is mean; that I didn't do anything to deserve being bullied; etc.

300

What are your behaviors on the weekend?

Watching TV, hanging out with friends/family, etc.

400

What is more appropriate than calling someone a mean name when you're mad at them?

Deep breathing, playing with a toy, asking an adult for help, etc.

400

How do you feel when you have a good day?

Happy, excited, etc.

400

What do you think if you receive constructive criticism at home?

That I did something bad; that I can improve; etc.

400

How might someone behave if they were mad? (both appropriate and inappropriate behaviors)

Inappropriate: They could take out their anger on someone else--yell at someone else, call someone mean names, not listen to adults, argue, pout, etc. 

Appropriate: use their coping skills

500

Demonstrate a coping skill!

Act one out!

500

Demonstrate the feeling of scared!

Act it out!

500

What would someone think if you lied to them? 

BONUS: How might they feel?

They may think they cannot trust you anymore. BONUS: They may feel betrayed and hurt. 

500

How are behaviors different during class time and during recess?

In class I am more controlled, I raise my hand, I sit in my seat; at recess, I play with others, run around, etc.

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