Teen Smart!: Ready-to-Use Activities to Help Teens Build Positive Relationships with Peers and Adults

Teen Smart!: Ready-to-Use Activities to Help Teens Build Positive Relationships with Peers and Adults

by Saundrah Clark Grevious

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Overview

Helping teens work through conflicts with each other and adults has never been more important. This comprehensive new resource gives secondary teachers over 150 ready-to-use worksheets to help students build successful working relationships with peers, teachers, parents, and other adults. Each of the five sections-Family Bonding, Character Development, Community Involvement, "It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child," and Choices, Changes and Challenges-is filled with activities that help students practice skills in self-improvement and collaborating with others to build more peaceful environments. The activities focus on issues such as rejection, injustice, violence, materialism, and substance abuse and encourage thoughtful, written responses that lead to meaningful dialogue.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130226525
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/07/2002
Pages: 277
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 10.93(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Saundrah Clark Grevious earned her B.A.. from Chicago Teachers College and her M.E. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She has over 25 years of experience teaching racially mixed and culturally diverse students in Illinois, California, Alaska, Maryland, Minnesota, and New Jersey. Mrs. Grevious presently teaches in the Piscataway Township Public Schools and frequently conducts in-service workshops in human relations and multicultural education for school staff in districts across the country. She is the author of Ready-to-Use Multicultural Activities for Primary Children (The Center, 1993).

Table of Contents

About this Resource.

What Are the Objectives of Teen Smart!

SECTION 1: FAMILY BONDING.

Introduction.

Teacher Directions.

SECTION 2: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT.

Introduction.

Teacher Directions.

SECTION 3: COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT.

Introduction.

Teacher Directions.

SECTION 4: "IT TAKES A WHOLE VILLAGE TO RAISE A CHILD".

Introduction.

Teacher Directions.

SECTION 5: CHOICES, CHANCES, AND CHALLENGES.

Introduction.

Teacher Directions.

Bibliography.

Appendix: Ready-to-Use Enrichment Activities.

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