Thanks for the Feedback (I Think)

Thanks for the Feedback (I Think)


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Do you know a young person who tends to argue or give excuses when you are trying to correct behavior? Or a student who misinterprets praise and compliments? Teach them the social skills “how to accept feedback” and “how to give and receive compliments” using a kid-friendly story with a lesson that enriches social emotional learning. This entertaining story follows RJ as he goes about his day doing the things he enjoys, such as blowing bubbles, playing soccer, and hanging out with friends. But when a couple of friends give him compliments, he just isn’t sure how to respond! As RJ continues through the day, he hears from his teacher and parents that while there are many things he’s doing very well, there are some things he needs to work on. His first reaction is to argue and make excuses. Throughout this story, RJ learns what it means to receive positive and negative feedback, and how to respond appropriately to that feedback.

Parents and teachers will love taking kids on RJ’s journey as he discovers feedback’s many forms, and he learns to accept and grow from criticism and compliments at home, in school and with friends. This picture book book is the sixth in Julia Cook’s BEST ME I Can Be! series which teaches children in grades K through 6 social skills that can make home life happier and school more successful. Tips for parents and educators to effectively teach how to give and receive compliments and how to accept feedback are included at the end of the picture book.

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Author: Julia Cook
Illustrator: Kelsey DeWeerd
Audience: Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)
Grade Level: K-6
Format: Paperback
Page Number: 32
ISBN: 9781934490495
Publisher: Boys Town Press
Release Date: September 4, 2013
Language: English
Product Type: Storybook
Topic: Social & Life Skills

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