This companion lesson to the story The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill teaches students how to be a recess friend. It is perfect for teaching bullying prevention, kindness, social skills, and classroom expectations. These resources were designed for both in-person and distance learning, with digital for Google Slides™, PowerPoint, and printable resources included!
✨ THIS RESOURCE INCLUDES:
✅ A digital for Google Slides™ interactive activity that summarizes the story, defines bullying, teaches how to be a Recess Friend, and includes a drag-and-drop sorting activity. Students read 24 scenarios and drag the crown to show whether the situation describes a Recess Friend or a Recess Queen behavior.
✅ A PowerPoint presentation that reviews the story, defines bullying, and teaches how to be a Recess Friend.
✅ A printable bag sorting game with 24 scenario cards. Students read the scenario card and decide whether it is a Recess Friend or a Recess Queen behavior. Then, they place the card in the appropriate bag. I used two brown paper lunch sacks for the activity.
✅ Recess Friend & Recess Queens printable craft
✅ Recess Friends & Recess Queens printable posters
✅ Color the Recess Friend behaviors printable worksheet
✅ “I was a recess friend when I…” worksheet
✅ Half-sheet activity book that reviews how to be a Recess Friend
✅ 8 adorable coloring pages with custom clipart
✅ Alignment to ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors
✅ All resources available in full color and black/white
[This resource was created with permission from Alexis O’Neill, author of “The Recess Queen.”}