Mrs. McVeigh’s Manners Themes of the Week

This week Mrs. McVeigh's Manners Themes include Sad Occasions and Thank you Notes

Ask your child what to do when someone they someone they know has a Sad Occasion:

  • Tell them we are sorry as soon as we see them.
  • Be a good listener.
  • Write them a note.
  • Take them food.
  • Do anything you can think of to cheer them up.

Ask your child the following questions about Thank You Notes:

  • Why do we write thank you notes?
    • So people know we appreciate their gift.
  • What kind of paper should we use when writing a thank you note?
    • Stationery.
  • Is it okay to text or email someone a thank you?
    • If you do, then you need to follow up with a hand-written note on stationery.