This Controlling Your Behavior lesson plan also includes:
What are the rewards to learning self-control at an early age? A discussion-based instructional activity simulates the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment before assessing the positive and negative consequences to controlling one's behavior.
- Use the lesson for students with emotional regulation issues or for learners who have a hard time controlling their impulses in class
- Instead of a paragraph, have pupils write advice letters to their future selves regarding behavior choices and reward opportunities
- Check with district policy regarding classroom treats
- Addresses speaking and writing skills in addition to behavior control skills
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