Manners Themes of the Week March 16, 2020

This week's themes include Telephone Manners, and Calling 911.

Ask your child about talking on the telephone and having good telephone manners.

Ask your child the following questions:

  • How do we answer the phone, and what do we say before we hang up? 
    • Hello and Good-bye
  • What is something good to talk about on the phone? 
    • Ask someone how there day is going, and what we are doing that day.
  • Is it okay to play a video game or look at our IPad when on the phone?
    • No, we should give the person our full attention. 

Ask your child to role-play with you what he would say when Calling 911.

Ask your child the reasons that you would call 911:

  • There is a fire.      
  • A tricky person is telling you to help him find his lost pet, when you are playing.       
  • A tricky person tries to get you to go into his car for any reason. 
  • A person stops breathing.
  • A person is unconscious.
  • A person will not wake up.
  • A person bangs on your door and says he is the police, when you did not call a police officer.