What should you say when you answer the phone? Find out how good manners make the telephone a useful tool for everyone.
Children's Literature - Kimberly O'MearaIncreasing the likelihood of children using manners can be the focus of many parents and teachers alike. The "Way to Be! Manners" series gives adults a door through which to enter into productive conversations with children about the necessity of using manners in everyday life. The series highlights individual situations and explores the ways in which children can have good manners. This book, which focuses on telephone manners, enhances a child's understanding of good manners by using direct and concise language. From how to answer the phone to taking a good message, the book offers advice on teaching telephone manners to young children. The characters are elementary-aged children and their parents which combined with the computer graphic illustrations, bring a modern day feel to the book. The end of the book offers "Fun Facts" to extend the listeners' knowledge of how manners differ from place to place.
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