Skill: Follow Rules
Goal: Improve classroom skills
Objective(s): The 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 a new game.
"Look! We have a brand new game today!"
"We've been talking about following rules. What does following rules have to do with this new game?" (elicit student response)
Teacher models rules for the students.
Practice with Feedback:
Teacher and students play the game, with teacher monitoring and providing positive and corrective feedback.
"This is one way we follow rules in our class."
"Tomorrow we're going to talk about how and when to use the skills at home."
Social Skills Curriculum Guide, 1992
Special School District of St. Louis County