“Don’t Squeal, Unless It’s a Big Deal!” That is our motto this month for our students in grades K-3
Students are learning about tattling and the difference between tattling and telling. Tattling is when problems are small and can be handled by yourself. Telling is when problems are a big deal and a teacher needs to know.
Trying to get someone in trouble It’s an emergency
kid-sized problem Adult-sized problem
worrying about others instead of yourselves You or someone you see if getting hurt/harmed or in danger
Think before you Speak T-it is true? H-is is helpful? I-is it inspiring? N- it necessary? K-is it kind? This is our motto for 4th & 5th graders. They are to ask themselves this question before saying something mean or hurtful to others. They have also learned how to use an “I” message:
I feel___________________________ when you_____________________________ please_________________.