Sharing -2

Foundational

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Teachers

Definition: Sharing means to give some of what you have to another person and for him/her to do the same.

Questions

  • What does it mean to share?
  • Why is it important to share?
  • What happens if no one shares?
  • Should we be forced to share?
  • Is it important to validate feelings about sharing?

Discuss with students what sharing means. Review the discussion point questions.


    Possible activities to review the discussion point:

  • The group should form a circle. Ask a question and allow students to toss a bean bag to those who would like to answer the question.
  • Play tic-tac-toe by dividing the group into teams. Write discussion questions on a post-it note and place them on the tic-tac-toe grid. Allow a representative from the team to select a post-it note and as a team develop an answer to the question. If they get it right they may put their teams marker (x or o) on the grid.

Activity 1: Thoughts on Sharing

Place the following sentence starters on the board. In the large group, complete the following statements about sharing.

If I share, then,

If I don’t share, then,

If you force me to share, then I will feel,

Materials Needed:
  • Chart paper or chalk board

Activity 2: Situations

As a group, develop a list of times when sharing is important. Record the list on the board for all to see.

Materials Needed:
  • Student Activity Sheet A - 1 per person
  • Pencil for each group

Activity 3: Comic Strip Worksheet

Allow students time to complete student activity sheet B. Discuss when finished.

Materials Needed:
  • Student activity sheet B - 1 per student
  • Pencil for each student

Lesson Extension: Listening Comprehension and Grammar Review

Explain that a script is a form of dialogue writing between characters in a movie, play, or broadcast. Utilizing the immersive reader students should listen carefully as the teacher plays the example scripts below. Replay the script if needed. Allow students time to answer the questions on student activity sheet C.

After students have finished, discuss the listening comprehension questions together.

Materials Needed:
  • Student Activity Sheet C - 1 per student
  • Pencil for each student
  • Student activity sheet D - 1 per student
  • Red and purple colored pencil or crayon

Example script of demonstrates sharing appropriately:
Beth: Wow! Those cookies look good!
Tori: I made them myself.
Beth: They smell great.
Tori: Oh, they do? Would you like one? Help yourself

Example script of demonstrates sharing inappropriately:
Beth: Those cookies smell good.
Tori: Yes, they do!
Beth: Did you make them yourself!
Tori: Yes, I did. They are all for me. See you later.

After completing the listening comprehension portion of this activity provide students a copy of student activity sheet D. Point out to students the features of script text to indicate which character is talking. Remind students that this is a dialogue between characters.

Allow students time to complete activity sheet D.

Display the script using the immersive reader, highlight the nouns in the script. Students should self check their work to determine if they correctly named two nouns. Repeat the process for verbs and syllables.

If time allows students may partner together and role play the script.

Script Writing and Animation

Review and discuss example scripts from lesson extension.

In small groups, have the students create scripts using eye contact appropriately (looking at the conversation partner) and inappropriately (by not looking at the conversation partner). Use the script sheet to create students scripts.

Have students record their scripts using the SiLAS software. Remember to name and save their work. Premiere the movies with the group members at the end of each session.

Materials Needed:
  • Script sheet for each group
  • Pencil for each student

Lesson Review

Allow students to complete the student lesson review sheet

Materials Needed:
  • Student Lesson Review Sheet - 1 per student
  • A pencil for each student

Read Aloud Recommendations:

Completing a read aloud with students is a great way for them to see and learn social skills as well as incorporating reading skills. Below are some books that could be used to reinforce the concept. Read and discuss as appropriate for level and as time allows throughout the lesson.

  • Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Williems
  • Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson
  • Feathers for Peacock by Feathers for Peacock
  • Mine! Mine! Mine! by Shelly Becker
  • The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
  • The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
  • Julia Loves Dolls by Sally Hass
  • Share and Take Turns by Cheri J. Meiners
  • Not Fair, Won’t Share by Sue Graves
  • Sharing is Caring by Uncle Amon

Students

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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Make a list of circumstances when it is easy to share.

Example: When you have two of something


Make a list of circumstances when you might struggle with sharing.

Example: When someone asks to play with my favorite toy or gadget

Student Activity Sheet B

Study the comic strips below. Circle the answers that show the characters sharing.

Student Activity Sheet C

  1. Who are the characters in this script?
  2. What did Tori make?
  3. How did the cookies smell?
  4. How do you think Beth felt when Tori shared with her?
  5. How do you feel when others share with you?

Student Activity Sheet D

Directions: In the scripts below circle two nouns in purple that name a person and one noun that names a place. In red circle two verbs.

Remember:

A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.

A verb names describe an action, state, or occurrence.

Example script of demonstrates sharing appropriately:
Beth: Wow! Those cookies look good!
Tori: I made them myself.
Beth: They smell great.
Tori: Oh, they do? Would you like one? Help yourself

Example script of demonstrates sharing inappropriately:
Beth: Those cookies smell good.
Tori: Yes, they do!
Beth: Did you make them yourself!
Tori: Yes, I did. They are all for me. See you later.

Directions: How many syllables do you hear in the words below?

Student Lesson Review Sheet

Directions: Complete the following questions.

  1. What does it mean to share?
  2. Do you have to share?
  3. Why should you share?
  4. Do you have to share all of your belongings or can you keep special things just for yourself?