A teacher observes a child consoling his friend who was crying and recorded their dialogue.
D: Why are you crying?
C: Cause I miss my dad.
D: I miss my dad too,
C: My dad is at work.
D: My dad is too. Let’s play.
C: I can't play, I miss my dad too much.
D: goes and finds C's favorite toy and sits beside him and starts playing, meanwhile he's checking on C and encouraging him to come play. When C finally joined in they laughed and had a great time.
D: See C it’s fun to play and the more we play the quicker dad will come.
C: Thank you, D
D: I’m so glad we’re friends!
D: (Going over the visual schedule with C):
Every time we finish something is bringing it closer to home time.
I can be aware of others and my surroundings
I like to be with my family and friends; I can help and be kind. I can tell when someone is sad or angry and try to make them feel better. I am aware that other people can be different from me.