COOL TOOL Sept. 18, 2010. Use Appropriate Language and Volume. WHY?. Using appropriate language shows respect for others and yourselves, and. WHY?. when we talk appropriately and at a reasonable volume, people listen more attentively. Scenario #1.
Use Appropriate Language and Volume
and . . .
A 7th grade boy is really angry with a classmate. This classmate has said something that hurt his feelings. The boy who is angry wants to yell swear words at his classmate but knows that if he does, the boy will probably just be meaner to him.
What should he do? . . .
Three 8th grade girls are watching a movie at one of the girl’s houses. In the movie an angry teenager says very mean things to her mother, and the mother says lots of mean things back to the teenager. One of the 8th grade girls says, “They are saying so many mean things to each other that neither can remember what the disagreement was about.”
What can they learn from this movie?
A 6th grade boy is angry at his teacher because the work he has to do seems too hard for him. He feels like he is going to start to yell mean things.
What should he do?
example: “I feel frustrated because this math seems too hard for me.” Give more examples.
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