Intermediate Alphabet Soup #62
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Table of Contents for #62 Intermediate Alphabet Soup:
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A is for getting ACQUAINTED B is for BOOKS C is for CONFLICT (3 parts) D is for DECISIONS I've made E is for ENGLISH F is for FEELINGS G is for GEOGRAPHY G is for GOD (private school option) H is for HANDWRITING I is for I - past, present and future J is for JELLY, JUICE and JELLO K is for KICKBALL and other games L is for LISTENING M is for MATH PROBLEMS N is for NUMBERS O is for OPINIONS P is for PAPER HEADING Q is for QUESTIONS about science R is for RULES S is for SAFETY T is for TIME MANAGEMENT (upper grades) T is for TELLING not TATTLING (lower grades) U is for where U live V is for VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE W is for the WORLD X means you're XTRA SPECIAL YZ is what YOU need to ZERO in on PARENT REPORT Every book needs a COVER
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Teaching Tips for #62 Intermediate Alphabet Soup:
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Lesson by lesson Objectives for #62 Intermediate Alphabet Soup:
- A is for getting ACQUAINTED: To encourage students to get acquainted with others in their classroom community.
- B is for BOOKS: To determine the reading interests of your students. To teach your school's library expectations.
- C is for CONFLICT (part 1): To recognize what it means to respect dignity in others and in ourselves. To understand conflict as a collision of wants.
- C is for CONFLICT (part 2): To learn how to solve conflicts peacefully.
- C is for CONFLICT (part 3): To help students recall personal conflicts that were real and important to them. To understand how to channel anger in a positive direction.
- D is for DECISIONS I've made: To clarify behavior expectations for your classroom.
- E is for ENGLISH: To evaluate your students' capitalization, punctuation and grammar skills.
- F is for FEELINGS: To encourage your students to get in touch with a broader range of emotion within themselves. To help them identify and express feelings accurately.
- G is for GEOGRAPHY: To enable students to understand their special place in a very large universe.
- G is for GOD (private school option): To ask God to bless the school year. To determine students' understanding of religious concepts.
- H is for HANDWRITING: To determine each student's ability to form letters correctly and neatly.
- I is for I - past, present and future: To understand each student as a unique individual.
- J is for JELLY, JUICE and JELLO: To clarify behavior expectations for the lunchroom.
- K is for KICKBALL and other games: To clarify behavior expectations on the playground.
- L is for LISTENING: To appreciate that different points of view, other than you own, should be listened to carefully.
- M is for MATH PROBLEMS: To assess each student's ability to complete grade-appropriate word problems successfully.
- N is for NUMBERS: To assess each student's ability to complete grade-appropriate arithmetic problems successfully.
- O is for OPINIONS: To become familiar with the attitudes and opinions of class members. To encourage tolerance for other points of view.
- P is for PAPER HEADING: To teach students how to head their papers for all written assignments.
- Q is for QUESTIONS about science: To assess how well your class understands basic science concepts. To determine which topics they like best.
- R is for RULES: To diagnose each student's ability to compose clear, well-organized paragraphs. To review important school rules.
- S is for SAFETY: To teach your school's fire drill policy and other important safety procedures.
- T is for TIME MANAGEMENT (upper grades): To enable students to examine their schedules, and make decisions about how they spend their time.
- T is for TELLING not TATTLING (lower grades): To make better judgments about the kind of information to tell adults.
- U is for where U live: To review basic political geography of North America.
- V is for VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE: To introduce students to their wider school community.
- W is for the WORLD: To review basic world geography.
- X means you're XTRA SPECIAL: To build a sense of community and self-esteem among your students. To encourage affirming behavior and discourage put-downs.
- YZ is what YOU need to ZERO in on: To review major behavior expectations presented in Alphabet Soup.
- PARENT REPORT: To transfer teacher evaluation marks to a summary sheet for parent review.
- Every book needs a COVER: To color a front cover, then staple it to the completed Alphabet Soup book.
National Science Education Standards (NRC 1996) for #62 Intermediate Alphabet Soup:
This title is not applicable to meeting national science standards.