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Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Manners & Life Studies

We used Manners Made Easy this year (in first grade) but we'll revisit it again for 2nd grade. Camille really liked it so I'm sure she won't mind. Here's the rest of our life studies that we'll focus on in 2nd grade.


  • Madeline Says Merci, The-Always-Be-Polite-Book
  • Manners Made Easy
  • The Book of Good Manners
  • A Little Book of Manners
  • Teaching Telephone Activity Book
Focus Especially on:
  • Telephone manners
  • Greeting and speaking to adults
  • Gratefulness

Family Life
  • A Kid’s Guide to Managing Time by Joy Wilt
  • The Nitty-Gritty of Family Life by Joy Wilt
  • Surviving Fights with your brothers and sisters by Joy Wilt
  • Mrs. Clean Jean’s Housekeeping with Kids (for Mom)
Focus especially on:
  • Developing self-discipline
  • gracious and forgiving attitude towards younger brother
  • Attitude all-around & first time obedience
  • Gratefulness

  • Never Talk to Strangers by Irma Joyce - Stranger Danger
  • Stop Drop and Roll - Fire Safety
  • and literary focus while we read our read alouds and library books.
  • Child ID Safety Kit
  • The Safe Side DVD - all around safety
  • Polly Kaas website for child safety


1 comment:

Queen Bee said...

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