Written by Kobi Yamada and Illustrated by Mae Besom
TEKS: Reading K.5(D); 1.6(D); 2.6(D); 3.6(D); 4.6(D); 5.6(D)
How did the character feel when he had a problem?
In this activity, students will identify a current problem and write it on the outside of the envelope. Working in groups, they will brainstorm various solutions to the problems that they face. Learning to reframe problems as opportunities or challenges helps to build their confidence and problem-solving skills.
Duration: 21 Minutes (Add problems or additional opportunities to the envelope for those who finish quickly)
Can anyone share their problem and some of the solutions their group came up with?
How did it feel having others help you think of solutions?
How does the way you think about your problems change when you view them opportunities or challenges?
How did it feel to help others come up with solutions?
Next time a problem feels overwhelming, what can you do differently?