W hy Be a Bully?

Being friendly is much more fun than being a bully.
Adapted from the Book, King of the Pond. See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other award-winning character education materials.

Discover !

TRY

these 10 Steps to SUCCESS

1. Try 2. Try Again 3. Try Harder 4. Try Once More 5. Try It Tomorrow 6. Try Doing It Differently 7. Try Asking Someone For Advice 8. Try To Find Someone Who Has Done It 9. Try To Find Out Why It’s Not Working 10.

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Adapted from the Book, The Little Red Train. See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other character education award-winning materials.

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Report Serious Violations—But Don’t Be A Tattletaler

Tattletalers don’t want to help others, they want others to get into trouble.
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Respect Others

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Treat Others the Way You Want to be Treated
Adapted from the Book, Spike the Rebel!. See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other character education award-winning materials.

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Smiles Shared Multiply
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Try Giving Smiles Away
HAPPINESS COMES BY HELPING OTHERS
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Do Y ou Want This to be Your School ?

Obey School Rules!
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You Think No One Will Ever Know?

Think Again!
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What You Plant Is What Will Grow Plant good deeds—get rewards. Plant evil deeds—get trouble. It’s YOUR Choice!
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Obey School Rules ! They Are For YOUR Good.
Adapted from the Book, Miserable Millie. See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other character education award-winning materials.

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Be a Good Sports Person

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Bad Sports Person

Good Sports Person

Uncooperative––––– Cooperates Selfish––––– Team player Never gives compliments––––– Compliments others Cheats––––– Plays fair and hard Quits––––– Does not give up when losing Disrespectful––––– Respectful Listens only when convenient––––– Listens attentively Breaks rules––––– Plays according to the rules Unreliable––––– Reliable Never accepts criticism––––– Gladly accepts criticism
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Eat Right!
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Eat Junk Food—You’ll Suffer for It Take Care of Your Body, and Your Body Will Take Care of You
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Never Be Ashamed!
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O f Who I Am! O f My R a ce! O f Wher e I Liv e! O f th e Way I Loo k ! O f My P are nts!
Adapted from the book, I Am A Lion! See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other award-winning character -building materials.

What Can YOU Do To

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Learn To Accept Yourself!
Remember!

C hange what you can cha nge, a ccept what you cannot change !

Adapted from the Book, If Only I Were.... See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other character education award-winning materials.

Life Skills for Success! Follow

The 3 R’s

Respect Your Parents!
Respect your parents by obeying them. They love you the most, and they want what’s best for you.

Respect Your School!
Respect your school by listening to your teachers, and by applying yourself to get the best education.

Respect Yourself!
Respect yourself by taking care of your:

Mind—Read books that build the mind.
Above all, seek wisdom and understanding. Body—Eat healthy, exercise, and remain sexually pure. Avoid alcohol and drugs. Spirit—Look on the bright things of life. Avoid being negative.
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1. Refuse to listen to voices that lead you to poverty and ignorance. 2. Listen to your parents, they can be trusted the most. 3. Earnestly seek after wisdom and understanding. 4. Don’t follow the crowd. Be your own person. 5. Choose your friends and music carefully. 6. Never do anything that harms your body. 7. Stand up straight and do what’s right. 8. Don’t follow, “If it feels good—do it!” 9. Be honest and work hard. 10. Dream realistic dreams that build on your desires and things you do well. But dream big! For dreams are the paths to your future.
Adapted from the book, Dare to Dream! See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other award-winning character -building materials.

What Will YOUR Future Be?

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The Choices YOU Make Today Will Affect YOUR Future! BE WISE —Make the Most of Your Education
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Respect Your Body If You Don’t—You’ll Pay the Price

Drugs and Alcohol Destroy Lives
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D o You Want To Be A Success?

Work First—Then Play

Don’t Be A Dilly Dally
www.AdvancePublishing. No Longer a Dilly Another Sommer-Time Story™

How to Fail

How to Succe ed
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Fail

Play first, then work––––––– Work first, then play. Work only when there is time––––––– Make time for work. Do not do your homework––––––– Do your homework. Do not study or do the required lessons––––––– Study and do the required lessons. Be late––––––– Be on time. Take off from school––––––– Always be in school. Do not listen to your parents or teachers––––––– Listen to your parents and teachers. Do whatever your friends are doing––––––– Do what is right regardless what others are doing. Always complain where there is work to do––––––– Be a willing worker. Only think about yourself––––––– Think about others.

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Adapted from the Book, No Longer a Dilly Dally. See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other character education award-winning materials.

Follow the BEES to a Life of Success

Be Appreciative Be Attentive Be Cheerful Be Committed Be Compassionate Be Concerned Be Confident Be Considerate Be Cooperative Be Courageous

Be Courteous Be Creative Be Decent Be Dedicated Be Dependable Be Determined Be Diligent Be Disciplined Be Fair Be Forgiving

Be Friendly Be Generous Be Gentle Be Good Be Grateful Be Helpful Be Honest Be Humble Be Industrious Be Intelligent

Be Joyful Be Just Be Kind Be Loving Be Loyal Be Modest Be Moral Be Open-Minded Be Optimistic Be Patient

Be Patriotic Be Peaceful Be Persistent Be Positive Be Prepared Be Productive Be Punctual Be Pure Be Ready Be Reasonable

Be Reliable Be Respectful Be Responsible Be Self-Controlled Be Steadfast Be Sympathetic Be Thankful Be Tolerant Be Trustworthy Be Truthful

Adapted from the Book, It’s Not Fair!. See www.AdvancePublishing.com for other character education award-winning materials.

We Believe in Kids! We Believe in Fun! We Believe in Training!™

Quotes From Award-Winning Author Carl Sommer

1. “Sharing brings happiness.” 2. “Great minds are teachable.” 3. “The path of the proud is full of thorns.” 4. “Take care of your body; it’s the only one you’ll ever get.” 5. “Change what you can change, accept what you cannot change.” 6. “Success and hard work are twins, just as failure and laziness are twins.” 7. “True beauty, as love, kindness, and compassion, lies within.” 8. “Pursue your dreams, even when things get tough.” 9. “Being a friend is more fun than being a bully.” 10. “Be honest, for no one can trust a liar.” 11. “Be wise; prepare for your future.” 12. “Find your smile, help others.”
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My Future Is Bright

IF...

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IF I Take Care Of My Mind By Being: IF I Take Care Of My Character By Being:
Caring Cheerful Compassionate Confident Cooperative Courageous Diligent Forgiving Friendly Honest Humble Kind Loving Loyal Obedient to Parents Persevering Respectful Responsible Self-Disciplined Trustworthy

Be Wise: Prepare for a Great Future Read Books That Build Character!
Adapted from the book, Time Remote See www.AdvancePublishing.com for award-winning character-building materials.

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IF I Take Care Of My Body By:
Eating right Exercising Avoiding drugs, alcohol, and tobacco

Eager to learn Teachable Willing to take difficult subjects Persistent

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