Skill: Follow Rules
Goal: Improve classroom skills
Objective(s): Student will follow rules in a variety of settings.
1. Remind yourself of the rules.
2. Think about possible consequences of not following the rules.
3. List your choices.
4. Evaluate what you should do.
Teacher brings in new game.
"I brought in a new game for you to learn to play today. Has anyone played this game before?" (elicit student responses)
Review previous learning:
"We've been talking about following rules. What does following rules have to do with this new game?" (elicit student responses)
Teacher has class members read and explain the rules. Teacher assists with clarification as necessary and with starting the game.
Practice with feedback:
Teacher and students play the game, with teacher monitoring and providing positive and corrective feedback.
"By following the game rules, you were able to successfully learn to play a new game. Following rules helps you in a variety of ways. Other than games, when do you need to follow rules?" (elicit student responses)
"Tomorrow we will review the process steps for following rules and how to use them at home or at school."
Social Skills Curriculum Guide, 1992
Special School District of St. Louis County