Fifth Grade Classroom/School Expectations
"Just Behave" ------- Watch, Listen, and Learn
7 Habits of Highly Effective Kids
From: The Leader in Me by Stephen Covey
1. Be Proactive:
I have a “Can Do” attitude. I choose my actions, attitudes and
moods. I don’t blame others. I do the right thing without being
asked, even if nobody is looking.
2. Begin With the End in Mind
I plan ahead and set goals. I do things that have meaning and
make a difference. I am an important part of my school. I look for
ways to be a good citizen.
3. Put First Things First
I spend my time on things that are most important. This means I
say no to things I should not do. I set priorities, make a schedule,
and follow my plan. I am organized.
4. Think Win-Win
I want everyone to be a success. I don’t have to put others down
to get what I want. It makes me happy to see other people happy.
I like to do nice things for others. When a conflict arrives, I help
brainstorm a solution. We all can win!
5. Seek First to Understand
I listen to other people’s ideas and feelings. I try to see things
from their viewpoints. I listen to others without interrupting. I am
confident in voicing my ideas.
I value other people’s strengths and learn from them. I get along
well with others, even people who are different from me. I work
well in groups. I seek out other people’s ideas to solve problems.
I know that “two heads are better than one”. I am a better person
when I let other people into my life and work.
7. Sharpen the Saw
I take care of my body by eating right, exercising, and getting
sleep. I spend time with family and friends. I learn in lots