Building Student Leadership SkillsJanis Hall, Skaggs ElementarySandi Acheson, Sigler ElementaryKim Murff, Bethany ElementaryPlano ISD
Tools and Literature Lesson Ideas to Motivate and Develop Student Leadership Skills Based on the Philosophy of these Books:
Lets Sing Be Proactive Every DayBe Proactive Stop and ThinkEven Though its Hard To DoI Think you Should Try it, TooBe Proactive Every DayBe Proactive, Stop and Think.(to the tune of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
1 Be ProactiveChoose good attitudes in the library Do not blame others if they find a book that you would like to haveDo the right thing without being askedChoose to be helpfulBe responsibleTake good care of your books
2 Begin with the End in MindWhat is my goal?What kind of book do I need today?What do I want to learn about today?How can I be a good citizen?
3 Put First Things FirstWhat is most important?Use your time wiselyFocus on your task- Make good selections
4 Think Win -WINRemember you will have many opportunities to choose different booksHow you treat others is important now
5 Seek First to Understand,Then to be UnderstoodListenDo not interrupt othersLook other people in the eyes
7 Sharpen the Saw
Find your VoiceHow can you helpothers in the library?
#1-Be ProactiveFirst I think. I then make a choice. EVERYTHING I do is a CHOICE.
#1-Be ProactiveThe Little Engine That Could Watty Piper
#2-Begin With the End in MindFirst I THINK about what I want. I then DO what will make it happen.
#2-Begin With the End in MindThe Very Busy Spider - Eric Carlehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHiUQb5xg7A
#3-Put First Things FirstI only THINK and DO what is most important.
#3-Put First Things FirstThe Little Red Hen Byron BartonAlfred Digs Lindsay Barret George
#4-Think Win-WinWe think of a solution where no one gives up anything and everyone wins!
#4-Think Win-WinLion and the Mouse Aesop FableWolf! - Becky BloomRainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
#5- Seek First to Understand, Then to be UnderstoodFirst, I listen to others so that I may understand them, then repeat their thoughts back.
#5- Seek First to Understand, Then to be UnderstoodRainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale - Marcus PfisterRunaway Bunny - Margaret Wise BrownMiss Alaineus - Debra Frasier
#6-SynergizeBecause we have different strengths, we can work together to create a better idea than we could alone.
#6-SynergizeCook-a-Doodle-Doo Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens CrummelSwimmy - Leo Lionni
#7-Sharpen the SawI will take care of my brain and body, make deposits in emotional bank accounts, and do what I know is right.
#7-Sharpen the SawThe Snowy Day Ezra Jack KeatsI.Q. Gets Fit Mary Ann Fraser
#8-Find My Voice and Help OthersI feel happier and more confident when I reach out to others with caring and kindness.
#8-Find My Voice and Help OthersHooway for Wodney Wat- Helen LesterListen to the Wind Greg Mortenson
Which habits can you identify?
How Full is Your Bucket? (for kids)by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer
BibliographyAesop. The Lion and the MouseBarton, Byron. The Little Red HenBloom, Becky. Wolf!Brown, Margaret Runaway BunnyCarle, Eric. The Very Busy SpiderCovey, Sean. The 7 Habits of Happy KidsCovey, Stephen. The Leader in MeFraser, Mary Ann. I.Q. Gets FitFrasier, Debra. Miss AlaineusGeorge, Lindsay Barrett. Alfred DigsKeats, Ezra Jack. The Snowy DayLester, Helen. Hooway for Wodney WatLionni, Leo. SwimmyMortenson, Greg. Listen to the WindParish, Peggy. Amelia BedeliaPfister, Marcus. Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue WhalePfister, Marcus. The Rainbow FishPiper, Watty. The Little Engine That CouldSierra, Judy. Born to ReadStevens, Janet and Susan Stevens Crummel. Cook a Doodle Doo