Do your students have difficulty solving simple glitches in their day? Do their emotional reactions match the size of the problem they are experiencing? This Size of the Problem Visual Supports and Activities packet will help your students with social-emotional skills and help teach them about different-sized problems.
Created by a certified occupational therapy assistant, this packet will help your students identify is the problem is a glitch, issue, or catastrophe. How many people does it affect? How can it be solved? Can they just let it go? Do they need help to solve it?
The 31-page PDF packet will be available electronically immediately following payment.
What is Included in the Size of the Problem Visual Supports and Activities Packet?
✔ Definitions and descriptions of 3 problem sizes. Glitch, issue, and catastrophe
✔ Sorting boards
✔ Examples of each type of problem. Pictures and words are included. Some problems will fit into different categories depending on the context. Example: “someone stole something from you” Was it a pencil or your money? Or a “car accident”. Was it a fender bender or did someone die?
✔ Calming strategy ideas to use and discuss what a reaction might look like to a certain problem.
✔ Classroom poster ideas. When to ask an adult for help.
✔ Blank page to write in any of the 100s of problems that come up in a day that I did not include.
✔ 3 styles of worksheets – list, sort, and fill in the blank. Great for differentiated learning!
Remember to always consider past trauma. Being trauma-informed will help you help your students. There may be issues under the surface you cannot see that make a student have a huge reaction to a little glitch in their day.
Size of the Problem Visual Supports and Activities will help with social-emotional skills and teach about different-sized problems. With this product, kids will learn how to identify, name, and solve different-sized problems.
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