This week, we also spent some group (and language arts time) on identifying our favorite, or nearly favorite book and citing reasons WHY we like it. This is a tough skill but the children persevered. We illustrated our picks and made a nice display to go outside our door for March is Reading Month!
The final big concept we tackled this week was Taking Responsibility. We discussed that everyone makes mistakes and in turn, we all need to own up to those mistakes. I have found, that as a rule, we're really good at apologizing, but that we need some practice in acknowledging our behavior so that we may change it in the future (this is tough for ALL people--not just little people!) So I created the 3 As. This is that way I taught the children and you may find the language useful at home.
- Everyone makes mistakes. When I make a mistake or do something wrong, I need to...
- 1. Admit it. (Say "I did that".)
- 2. Apologize (Say "I'm sorry".)
- 3. Adjust my behavior (Make a change)