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Coping Strategies for Test Taking Anxiety: a social story unit

GreenHouse Educators

GreenHouse Educators

Do your students get anxious and frustrated at the thought of a test? Is the spring statewide assessment season heart breaking because your students are pulling their hair out? This book presents e... View Full Description
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Categories: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, Life Skills, Special Needs
Product Type: All-in-One Curriculum, Printable

Product Description

Do your students get anxious and frustrated at the thought of a test? Is the spring statewide assessment season heart breaking because your students are pulling their hair out? This book presents eleven coping strategies for your students to replace their anxious or destructive behaviors with socially acceptable and positive behaviors. The unit includes a customizable book for each student in your class to choose their personalized coping skills. Don’t start another testing season without this book!

 Coping Strategies for Test Anxiety … a social story unit.

Do your students get anxious and frustrated at the thought of a test? Is the spring statewide assessment season heart breaking because your students are pulling their hair out? This book presents eleven coping strategies for your students to replace their anxious or destructive behaviors with socially acceptable and positive behaviors. The unit includes a customizable book for each student in your class to choose their personalized coping skills. Don’t start another testing season without this book!

 

This comprehensive unit includes:

  •  Doing my Best when Taking a Test starring Test-Taking Ted – full page version
  •  Doing my Best when Taking a Test starring Test-Taking Ted and ME- a customizable full page version
  • Doing my Best when Taking a Test starring Test-Taking Ted – 1/2 page version
  •  Doing my Best when Taking a Test starring Test-Taking Ted and ME - a customizable 1/2 page version
  • Behavior Contract – caught doing my best 3 times
  • Behavior Contract – caught doing my best 5 times
  • Award Certificate
  • Classroom wall or locker poster

 

 

 

Table of Contacts:

Page 1:  Unit Cover page

Page 2-15:  Doing my Best when Taking a Test starring Test-Taking Ted (full page)

Page 16-29:  Doing my Best when Taking a Test starring Test-Taking Ted and ME (full page)

Page 30-36:  Doing my Best when Taking a Test starring Test-Taking Ted (1/2 page)

Page 37-44:  Doing my Best when Taking a Test starring Test-Taking Ted and ME (1/2 page)

Page 45:  Behavior Contract – caught doing my best 3 times

Page 46:  Behavior Contract – caught doing my best 5 times

Page 47:  Award Certificate  

Page 48:  Classroom wall or locker poster

Page 49:  credits

 

 

Recommendations for using this unit:

Full page versions:  Print and put in a sleeve protector. Keep your book in a binder.

½ page versions:  Print, cut in half on the line, reorganize, and staple into a booklet form. Student can keep them with this in all their classes.

Customizable versions:  After reading the original version, guide the student through customizing a book with their own feelings. Talk them through drawing their own facial expressions. Spend time in front of a mirror practicing facial expressions.

Behavior contracts: use these to set goals, incentivize your students, and record data for Behavior Intervention Plans, IEP, or simply reporting to parents.

Award certificate:  use to reward students for achieving their goal.

Classroom wall poster: post somewhere visible to remind your student even when you are not around or print 4/page, laminate, and use as a desk card

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GreenHouse Educators

We are sisters with a passion for making education accessible for all kids. Together we have 11 years of experience working with students with special needs in the K-5th grade classrooms. Our goal is to build differentiation into every product to provide a truly individualized education. Even our social stories allow for personalization throughout the story.

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