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Set for Success

Activities for Teaching Emotional, Social and Organisational Skills

Josie Santomauro and Margaret Anne Carter, illustrated by Carla Marino

Quick Overview

Each chapter provides objectives, lesson ideas, activities and photocopiable worksheets, and adopts an engaging theme appealing to a wide range of interests. Set for Success offers a series of structured yet fun-filled exercises that cater for all learning styles.
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Paperback / softback
2011, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 160pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-058-6
£21.99
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Available as an ebook from these retailers. eISBN: 978-0-85700-244-0

Description

To be successful in today's world, all children need to become competent in emotional, social and organisational skills. This book of easy-to-implement strategies will be an invaluable tool for teaching these essential life skills to children of all abilities.

Each chapter provides objectives, lesson ideas, activities and photocopiable worksheets, and adopts an engaging theme appealing to a wide range of interests including science, music, cookery and sports. From developing organisational skills by making use of timetables, reports and note-taking, to promoting self-esteem by creating acrostic poems, Set for Success offers a series of structured yet fun-filled exercises that cater for all learning styles and levels of emotional and social proficiency.

This practical resource is ideal for children aged 3-10, and the activities can be easily adapted for older children who need extra support in developing emotional, social and organisational skills.

Reviews

'Activities in the book concentrate on being organised, persistent, confident and sociable, as well as being able to regulate one's own emotions, attain more independence and communicate effectively. Each of the chapters in the book provide lesson ideas, aims and objectives.'
- SNIP

''This book is aimed at primary aged pupils and designed to help improve emotional, social and organisational skills. The philosophy of the book is that success breeds success and so with help, children are more likely to experience positive outcomes if these skills are honed. Activities in the book concentrate on being organised, persistent, confident and sociable, as well as being able to regulate one's own emotions, attain more independence and communicate effectively. Each of the chapters in the book provide lesson ideas, aims and objectives. The requirements for the activities which span many curriculum areas, such as science, technology, music, sport, literacy and numeracy, are all included. Worksheets are photocopiable and the activities cater for a range of learning styles and levels of competency. Although aimed at the primary age group many activities would be suitable for adaptation for older pupils.'
- Special Needs Information Press

Authors

Foreword by: Damian Santomauro
Illustrated by: Carla Marino