Week #1: Kickoff!

Theme: Orient students to the Refreshing Recess program. Talk about how to Refresh Recess by emphasizing 3 components on the Refreshing Recess Poster: time to enjoy fun activities, enjoy socializing with friends, and learn how to be responsible and respectful.

Goals:

  1. Recess supervisors learn strategies for how to Refresh Recess by promoting positive behavior and responding to challenges.
  2. Students are oriented to the Refreshing Recess program and learn about the 3 components on the Refreshing Recess Poster and Bookmark. Students engage in a fun recess activity.

Refreshing Recess Week #1 Lesson Plan (download handout)

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