Chronological or social/emotional skill level: ages 5-8
What if you could teach manners in simple lessons? What if your children could become more respectful, thoughtful, and courteous? What if someone created teachable lessons for you and placed them into a 14-week program?
With Myself & Others you and your child will:
- Form healthy habits
- Increase safety awareness
- Learn social rules
- Practice good manners
- Role-play words and actions to use in specific situations
- Be inspired through characters from children's literature
From the creators of the award-winning Simply Classical Curriculum, Memoria Press and Cheryl Swope, M.Ed., bring youMyself & Others: Lessons for Social Understanding, Habits, and Manners.
Designed for typical children and for children who have difficulties with learning, behavior, or language, or face challenges such as autism, this program utilizes visual aids, brief lessons, and classic literature to bring a little more civility to your everyday life. Myself & Others Book Two is suitable for children age or ability 5-8.
Created to teach common courtesy, character and compassion, this 14-week course is a perfect complement to your curriculum or to provide an enjoyable summer learning opportunity. This series was designed as a supplement to the Simply Classical Curriculum from Memoria Press, and it will appeal to families with younger children who seek to teach vital social skills. Each book focuses on 5 components: the basic social rules for daily life; forming good habits for good hygiene as well as physical and mental health; safety in various circumstances; manners and serving others well; and building listening skills and attention span. This is accomplished through quality literature, discussion questions, and varied activities. Books are leveled, with Book 1 targeting a chronological or maturity age between 4-7 years. Each book begins with a readiness assessment, list of social skills and related activities, and general teaching guidelines. Following this are lesson plans covering 4 days per week. Anticipate daily lessons taking 30-90 minutes per day. 46-54 pgs, sc.
Books 1 and 2 offer optional read-aloud recommendations, while Books 3 and 4 incorporate the read-alouds. All books provide supplementary read aloud suggestions to extend the lessons. Packages with required resources are also available. Parental involvement is integral to success through teaching, modeling and assessing. A wonderful resource to teach our children skills necessary for success. No Christian content. ~ Deanne