Interdisciplinary programmes for welcoming students and developing social skills
Publication date: 01/09/2019
Suitable for: Primary 1st level (ages 6-7), Primary 2nd level (ages 8-10)
EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR OFF RIGHT IN 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th GRADES OF PRIMARY SCHOOL
The best way to create a positive classroom atmosphere and allow the students to learn effectively is to help them develop their social and relationship skills.
The briefcase for starting off…right contains a series of differentiated materials to organize 40 different activities (10 for each class), with the objectives of:
The briefcase contains:
Interdisciplinary programmes for welcoming students and developing social skills in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th class of primary school
A new briefcase is here from the same authors as The briefcase for starting off first grade, with everything teachers need for starting the school year off right. In the first weeks of school, it is important to dedicate time to establishing classroom dynamics and social relations so that the rest of the school year is tranquil; therefore, the time dedicated to the classroom is functional for learning. That’s why The briefcase for starting off…right offers teachers a series of differentiated materials and ideas intended to stimulate the social skills and motivation of students in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades of primary school.
By using the materials contained in the briefcase, it is possible to reach different objectives:
The briefcase contains:
The teacher’s guide
The guide Starting off...right contains all the methodological indications for the correct use of the materials contained in the briefcase: 40 workshops, 10 for each class, and some attached game materials.
The book of stories
The book Stories for starting off... right contains four stories targeted by age and specific disciplinary contents for each class, aimed at developing pupils' emotional, cognitive and relational skills.
The playing cards2 decks of 55 cards:
The board gameA two-sided board game with dice and tokens:
WHO THE BRIEFCASE IS FOR
The proposed activities and materials contained in The briefcase for starting off…right have been created for teachers and students in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades of primary school.
Desirèe Rossi has a degree in Education Science and Clinical Psychology. She is a primary school teacher and author of numerous didactic games. Anna Marinelli has a degree in Primary Education with a specialization in special needs. As a primary school teacher, she is always looking for new and creative strategies for practicing and promoting inclusion on a daily basis.