Advisory Book, REVISED EDITION

The Advisory Book

Building a Community of Learners Grades 5-9

by Linda Crawford
$26.95
For Middle Level • 5-9, with application to high school5-9

Best seller

Now in its sixth printing!

 

Imagine a full year of advisory meetings, planned and ready to go, and ideas to create hundreds more.

The Advisory Book has guided thousands of teachers to lead successful advisories, carefully designed to meet the developmental needs of adolescents so they can thrive in school.

Preview 7 sample days of advisorY
measure Social Skills of one student  and your whole class
with this new CPR Assessment Tool

 


 

Build advisory school-wide with colleagues using ADVISORY SETS

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WATCH ADVISORIES IN ACTION 
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The Advisory Book includes

Two advisory formats: Circle of Power and Respect (CPR) and Activity Plus (A+)

  • An introduction to young adolescent developmental needs
  • Step-by-step instructions for implementing the meeting components, including modeling and practicing and steps toward increasing levels of challenge
  • Frequently asked questions and answers to resolve common trouble spots
  • 200+ complete advisories on themes such as social skills, careers, multicultural understanding, and bullying 
  • 200+ activities, greetings, sharing ideas, and daily messages

New edition features include:

  • Sample advisories teaching effective responses to bullying—includes supporting article
  • Social skills assessment tool—determine students' growth and their readiness to discuss challenging social topics
  • Advisory evaluation tool—empower students to measure and increase their engagement in the meeting

Table of Contents/Sample Pages

Chapter 1: An Argument for Advisory
Chapter 2: The Circle of Power and Respect
Chapter 3: Activity Plus Advisories
Chapter 4: Planning Advisory
Chapter 5: 170 Thematic Advisories, 7 sample days
Appendix A: Greeting, Share, and Activity Index
Appendix B: Greetings
Appendix C: Shares
Appendix D: Activities
Appendix E: Social Skills in CPR Assessment Tool
Appendix F: Additional Advisory Resources

The Advisory Book is the first book in Origins' Best Practices Series reflecting the Developmental Designs approach.

Quantity Discounts
5-49 copies: 15% off
50+ copies: 20% off

The Origins Program, 2008/2012, 304 pages, soft cover
ISBN: 978-0-938541-21-9

MORE Developmental Designs RESOURCES ON ADVISORY

The Advisory Book Study Guide
Circle of Power and Respect Advisory Meeting DVD
Tried and True Classroom Games and Greetings