expectation or rule to be taught: Be Responsible
It is important to be responsible in the cafeteria. It is important to
keep your table and cafeteria clean so we have no injuries in the
cafeteria. It is also important to eat what you take so we do not waste
students about not throwing away silver, bring all you need (cold/home
lunch, slushy money and drinks/water bottles, and no eating food out of
cafeteria. In grades 4-5 students are not allowed to take any food out
of the cafeteria since they do not have snack time.
examples to help students better understand what
is and what is not the expected
Examples of expected behavior. Choose examples of that best
“fits” the general case of what the behavior expectation
examples of expected behavior that are:
similar to examples of expected behavior rather than outrageous
Typical of what students do when they are not engaged in the
and Bill eat their lunch clean up their mess at their table and
make sure the trash make it into the garbage, silverware goes in
the tub, and trays are put in the correct area.
and Bill are getting their lunch and take one scoop of each item
from the salad bar knowing that they can come back for more if
and Bill eat their lunch leave food and wrappers on the table
and floor. Someone else comes to eat at their table and cannot
find a clean spot to eat. Then Bob and Bill take their trays
and silverware and throw it in the trash. Now the school has to
purchase new silverware and trays.
and Bill are getting their lunch and take six scoops of olives
and end up dumping them on the floor and in the trash because
they could not eat all of them.
opportunities to practice and build fluency:
a few minutes right before lunch to review and practice the rule.
2. As the
teacher models, have individual students demonstrate examples and
nonexamples of the following the rule (role play)
students about the consequences for following and not following the