1. Kindness Box and Links:
a. Say: We are going to start something new this year. If you would like to give a student or a teacher or someone else that works at school a nice note, you can put it in the Kindness Mail Box. The 4th graders will help me deliver them. I am also going to write notes to students.
b. Say: (hold up Kindness Spiral) I am going to be on the lookout for Kind Students. If I catch you being kind, you will get a link to attach to the paper chain that I will start over here in the corner.
2. Kindness Video:
a. Say: We are going to watch a short video of what happens when you are kind to others.
b. Say: Can anyone tell me their favorite part of the video?
c. Say: (Hold up the Kindness Box) Raise your hand if you would like to tell me what this box is?
d. Say: (Hold up a link) Raise your hand if you would like to tell me what this link is?
3. The Car Song: Students will learn song and motions.
a. Listen to music (piano) and pat the beat on your lap.
b. Walk around the room pretending to be the driver of a car. WALK ON THE BEAT.
c. Walk around the room: driver and passenger. WALK ON THE BEAT.
d. Walk around the room: driver and 3 passengers. WALK ON THE BEAT.
e. Learn words: Say words – tap rhythm
f. Learn motions: Say words – do motions
g. Sing song – do motions (all students)
h. sing song – do motions (randomly pick a student)