Book Title: Priscilla & the Perfect Storm Activity Guide: Classroom Ideas for Teaching the Skills of Staying Calm and Dealing with Frustration and Lessons for Com
Publisher: Boys Town Press
Author: Stephie McCumbee
Easy-to-use lesson plans to accompany Priscilla and the Perfect Storm give K-5 teachers creative options for combining academic lessons and social skills development. Activities correlate to Common Core literacy standards covering topics such as sequencing, cause and effect, problem solving and making inferences. Discussion questions involving the story help students develop critical thinking skills and thoroughly explore the positive and negative sides of perfectionism. Students will learn to recognize frustration and discover healthy ways to deal with it at home and school. The ideas and activities are appropriate for K-5 classrooms. All of the lessons can be blended into existing curricula or taught as stand-alone activities. Lessons can be modified or customized to best accommodate the needs of your classroom. When appropriate, grade-specific instructions for completing a lesson are provided. Ready to-print forms and handouts are on CD.