2017-2018 Life Skills
James Cole Elementary School
Aug.16-18: Do the Right Thing/Treat People Right
Aug.21-25: Personal Best: In everything we do, trying and giving your best.
Aug.28-Sept 1: Active Listening: Listen with your ears, eyes, body, and brain.
Sept. 4-8: Manners: To use social cues in different situations “Please” and “Thank You”
Sept. 11-15: Respect: To consider worthy; hold in proper esteem
Sept. 18-22: Honesty: To be truthful
Sept. 25-29: Self-Control: Control exercised over oneself.
Oct. 2-6: Kindness: (An Action) To be helpful and caring.
Oct. 9-13: Effort: To do your best.
Oct. 16-20; Friendship: To make and keep a friend through mutual trust and caring.
Oct. 23-26: Organization: To plan, arrange, and keep things orderly and ready to use.
Oct. 31-Nov 3: Common Sense: To use good judgment
Nov. 6-10: Patience: To wait calmly for something or someone without complaining.
Nov. 13-17: Responsibility: To respond when appropriate; to be accountable for your actions.
Nov. 20-22: Grateful (Gratitude): To be thankful
Nov. 27-Dec 1: Wellness: To take care of your body and mind
Dec. 4-8: Initiative: To do something of one’s own free will.
Dec. 11-15: Cooperation: To work together toward a common goal and purpose.
Dec. 18-22: Generosity: To be giving and willing to share.
Jan. 9-12: Courage: to act according to one’s belief
Jan. 15-19: Curiosity: A desire to investigate and seek understanding of one’s world
Jan. 22-26: Pride: To be satisfied by doing your personal best.
Jan 29-Feb 2: Flexibility: To be willing to alter plans when necessary.
Feb. 5-9: Caring (A Feeling): ‘Walking in someone else’s shoes’/showing concern for others
Feb. 12-16: Sense of Humor: To laugh and be playful without harming others.
Feb. 19-23: Fairness: Free from self-interest, partiality, prejudice, or favoritism.
Feb. 26-Mar 2: Personal Best: In everything we do, trying and giving your best.
March 5-9: Responsibility: To respond when appropriate; to be accountable for your actions.
March 12-16: Tolerance: To recognize and respect beliefs or practices of others.
March 19-23: Forgiveness: To stop feeling resentment toward, Move On, Not hold grudge
April 2-6: Humble: To not be arrogant or haughty (not act better than someone else)
April 9-13 Integrity: To act according to a sense of what’s right and wrong.
April 16-20: Common Sense: To use good judgment
April 23-27: Perseverance (GRIT) To keep at it.
April 30-May 4:Active Listening: Listen with your ears, eyes, body, and brain.
May 7-11: Trustworthy: To be dependable and truthful
May 14-18: Respect: To consider worthy; hold in proper esteem
May 21-25: Wellness: To take care of your body and mind.