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Values and Manners
Theme Unit

Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     The Trouble With Teasing (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Being Polite - Do You Have Good Manners? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)

Short Readers
     Is it Okay to Argue? (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)

Spanish
     Ser educado - ¿Tienes buenos modales? (grades 3-5)


Manners Chart
            Be a Kind Classmate
            "Mind Your Manners" Jumbo Chart
            "Manage Your Manners" - 8.5 x 11 Chart


Manners Bulletin Board
            "Our Good Manners Teaching Tree" Bulletin Board


Make a Daily Values and Manners Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Values and Manners Activity Lesson Plan Book


Reading Comprehensions
Manners Matter
     Surprise Some Adults! (Grades 1-2)
     "I Want" Gets Nothing (Grades 1-2)
     Michael Meets the So-wi-bam (Grades 2-3)
     Miss Brenda's Good Table Manners Game (Grades 2-3)
     Answering the Phone (Grades 2-3)
     Holding a Grudge (Grades 2-3)
     Bosco's Manners (Grades 2-3)
     Fired Up (Grades 2-3)
     Be a Good Sport (Grades 2-4)
     Manners at school (Grade 3)
     Leaving Phone Messages (Grades 3-4)
     Manners in a Doctor's Office (Grades 3-5)
     Why No One Wins a Whine-a-thon (Grades 3-5)
     Consider the Consequences (Grades 3-6)
     Manners in the Home (Grade 4)
     Manners at a Restaurant (Grade 4)
     Future Goals (Grades 4-6)
     Show and Tell Rules (Grades 4-6)
     Texting RULES! (Grades 4-7)
     Manners at Houses of Worship (Grade 5)
     Gratitude (Grades 5-7)
     Punctuality (Grades 5-7)
     Resourcefulness (Grades 5-7)
     Tactfulness (Grades 5-7)
     Decisiveness (Grades 5-7)
     Attentiveness (Grades 5-8)
     Consideration (Grades 6-8)
     Honesty (Grades 6-8)
     Loyalty (Grades 6-8)
     Thriftiness (Grades 6-8)
     Benevolence (Grades 6-8)
     Generosity (Grades 7-9)
     Forgiveness (Grades 7-9)

Character Travels
     Carrie Learns About Caring in a Car (Grade 2)
     Walter Learns About Work on a Walk (Grade 2)
     Tommy Learns About Trustworthiness on a Train (Grades 2-3)
     Olga Learns About Organization on an Ocean Liner (Grades 2-3)
     Hector Learns About Helpfulness on a Horse (Grades 2-3)
     Baking Cookies Builds Character (Grades 2-4)
     Shelli Thinks About Sharing on a Submarine (Grade 3)
     Amy Learns About Attitude on an Airplane (Grades 3-4)
     No Need for Greed (Grades 5-6)

Social Skills
     Social Skills Theme Unit (special education section)


Leveled Books
            A Friendship Song
            Amy's Lies: Listening to Your Conscience


Reading Comprehensions - Foreign Languages
Spanish
     ¡Sorprendan a algunos adultos! (grades 1-2)
     El Juego de las Maneras Buenas de la Señorita Brenda (grades 2-3)
     Al contestar el teléfono (grades 2-3)
     Los modales de Bosco (grades 2-3)
     Sé un Buen Compañero de Deportes* (grades 2-4)
     Modales en las casas de oración (grade 5)
     Ingenio (grades 5-7)
     Tener tacto (grades 5-7)
     Consideración (grades 6-8)
     Lealtad (grades 6-8)
     Generosidad (grades 7-9)
     Carrie aprende la amabilidad en el automóvil (grade 2)

French
     Surprendre quelques adultes (grades 1-2)
     Le jeu de Comment se Tenir à Table de Mademoiselle Brenda (grades 2-3)
     Répondre au téléphone (grades 2-3)
     Sois un bon joueur (grades 2-4)
     Laisser un message téléphonique (grades 3-4)

Italian
     Sorprendi degli adulti! (grades 1-2)
     Il gioco delle buone maniere a tavola della signorina Brenda (grades 2-3)
     Rispondere al telefono (grades 2-3)
     Essere un buono sportivo (grades 2-4)
     Lasciare dei messaggi telefonici (grades 3-4)

German
     Fräulein Brendas Spiel über gute Tischmanieren (grades 2-3)
     Einen Anruf entgegen nehmen (grades 2-3)
     Sei ein guter Sportsmann (grades 2-4)
     Telefonische Nachrichten hinterlassen (grades 3-4)


Activity Pages
            Manner Puzzles


Conversations - Foreign Languages
Spanish
     Tact at Layton's House - Spanish and English
     A Talking Bear Learns about Manners - Spanish and English

French
     Tact at Layton's House - French and English
     Who Is Responsible? - French and English

German
     Tact at Layton's House - German and English
     Who Is Responsible? - German and English

Italian
     A Talking Bear Learns about Manners - Italian and English
     Who Is Responsible? - Italian and English
     Tact at Layton's House - Italian and English


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     A Talking Bear Learns about Manners (Grades 1-2)
     Who is Responsible? (Grades 1-2)
     Tact at Layton's House (Grades 1-2)
     What Not To Do (Grades 1-3)
     Out to Dinner (Grades 2-3)
     The Big, Wide-Mouthed Toad-Frog (Grades 2-3)
     Handling the Phone (Grades 2-4)
     Manners Matter (Grades 2-4)
     Two Kinds of Manners (Grades 3-4)
     Please Forgive Me (Grades 3-4)
     The Importance of Being Responsible (Grades 3-5)
     Tactful Tori (Grades 3-5)
     Manners Mayhem at the Movie Theater (Grades 4-5)
     Meet My Teachers (Grades 4-6)
     Game Manners (Grades 4-6)
     The Volcanoes - A Play About Forgiveness (Grades 5-7)
     Kids in a Cabin - a Lesson in Responsibility (Grades 6-8)
     Forgiveness Rapped Up (Grades 7-8)


Books
            The Message of Red Ribbon Week (Grades 2-4)
            Please, Louise! (Grades 2-3)
            John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grades 3-4)
            How to Lose Friends and Annoy People (Grades 4-6)


Glyphs
        Values and Manners Glyph


Compare and Contrast
        Value Traits: Compares two similar values (Grades 5-6)



Mr. Moose's Mini Manners Activity Book
             Mr. Moose's Mini Manners Activity Book


Analogies
             Manners Analogies


Book Units
    Bullies Never Win (Grades K-2)
    Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus (Grades K-2)
    Stone Soup (Grades K-2)
    Thank You, Mr. Falker (Grades K-2)
    The Lemonade Club (Grades K-2)
    Zen Shorts (Grades K-3)
    The Giving Tree (Grades K-4)
    The Beast in Ms. Rooney's Room (Grades 1-3)
    My Secret Bully (Grades 1-5)
    Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook (Grades 2-3)
    Class Clown (Grades 2-4)
    George's Marvelous Medicine (Grades 2-4)
    Snot Stew (Grades 2-4)
    Song Lee and the I Hate You Notes (Grades 2-4)
    Elves Don't Wear Hard Hats (Grades 2-5)
    Ramona and Her Father (Grades 2-6)
    Good-bye, 382 Shin Dang Dong (Grades 3-4)
    Amber Brown Wants Extra Credit (Grades 3-5)
    Caleb's Story (Grades 3-5)
    Big Nate in a Class by Himself (Grades 3-6)
    Little Darlings (Grades 4-6)
    The Pushcart War (Grades 4-7)
    Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie (Grades 4-8)
    Harriet the Spy (Grades 4-8)
    Flying Solo (Grades 5-8)
    Straydog (Grades 6-12)
    Monster (Grades 8-12)
    Totally Joe (Grades 8-12)


Finish the Story
     Too Hungry to Help? (Grades 2-4)
     Mr. Manners (Grades 6-8)


Writing
Replying to Letters


What would YOU do?
     Mind Your Manners (Grades 3-6)
     To Tell or Not to Tell? (Grades 3-6)
     The Poor Sport (Grades 4-6)
     Obesity Problems (Grades 5-7)
     Skin Deep (Grades 5-7)
     Math Problems (Grades 5-8)
     Please Lie for Me! (Grades 6-8)
     Truth or Consequences (Grades 7-12)


Writing
Values Draw and Write
Values Draw and Write


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        Thanks for That!

        Wanda Wouldn't Wash Her Hands

        Chet's Children

        Mom's Birthday

        At the Market

        Grandparents Day

        Kelly's Kitchen

        Terrible Tim



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