Materials: Links to assist: Feelings Train Review and Big Deal Little Deal Differences Books to assist:Big Deals and Little Deals
Examples of big deals might include: something unsafe, something that breaks the rules, something that is inappropriate – these problems are problems that you can’t solve yourself.
Examples of little deals might include: it’s annoying, it hurts my feelings, or I don’t like it – these are problems that you can solve yourself.
How do we handle ‘big’ deals? By seeking out adult attention
How do we handle ‘little’ deals? By solving the problem on our own
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Grade Range: PreK-2nd
Time: 20 minutes **Consider using the hand raise/thumbs up feature of your virtual
platform to assist with determining who will answer.**
Synopsis: Mentors will talk with students about what is considered to be a ‘Big Deal’ vs. a ‘Little Deal’, how we know, and what to do in both situations. This lesson pairs with our ‘Big Deal vs. Little Deal’ game icebreaker.