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Name of Activity:

On Track with Great Behavior

Purpose of Activity:

Behavioral Incentive

Suggested Grade Level:


Materials Needed:

You will need one cut out car per class and die cuts or some other representation of states in the U.S. (example Arizona, Maryland, etc.) optional: border that looks like a road and can be placed between the states and/or state facts under each state.

Description of Idea

This behavioral system is used as a class award for students in Kindergarten through second grade. If a class is able to make it through a class period with a predetermined number of warnings they will get to "move the class car" to the next state. When the class car arrives at a predetermined state they celebrate by having choice activity time. Usually the celebration state is the eighth or ninth state a class car moves to along the road. The states are placed on the wall around the gym connected by border that looks like roads.

Submitted by Deb Settle who teaches at Town Creek Elementary School in Lexington Park, MD. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 3/15/2008.
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On Track with Great Behavior

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Laurie Roeder

This sounds particularly useful for a classroom teacher. Anything that helps elicit correct behavior is great with me! I like the like with geography and U.S. history.

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