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Can you suggest specific books for the bag of tricks? Here are some favorites that have worked well for me. This list includes books for many different age levels and interests: • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst • The Arthur series by Marc Brown Bag of Tricks 11 • Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul by Jack Canfield • Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack Canfield • Doctor De Soto by William Steig • Encyclopedia Brown by Donald J. Sobol • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein • Great-Uncle Dracula by Bonnie Bader • The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco • Miss Nelson Is Missing!

Tell the class that you will give them a recess period at the end of the day. However, if you need to remind them to be quiet, instead of telling them, you’ll simply erase one letter of the word recess from the board. If the whole word is erased, recess is gone. However, even if just one letter is left, they are safe! • List of names. Tell the class that their teacher has asked you to leave the names of any students who misbehave. However, say that you prefer to give the teacher a list of excellent students.

I wanted them to know that this young lady needed help. Was I wrong to betray a confidence? Wendy in California Dear Wendy, The fact that your student, Anna, wanted to show you her writing is a tribute to you. She felt that you genuinely cared about her. Cutting is a type of self-injury that is most common among adolescent girls, but some boys are involved in this behavior as well. Psychologists believe it is often a cry for help and provides a coping mechanism for dealing with strong emotions or depression.

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