1. When asking for something, say ” Please.” 2. When receiving something,say ” Thank you.” 3. Do not interrupt grow-ups who are speaking with each other unless there is an emergency. they will notice you and respond when they are finished talking. 4. If you do need to get somebody’s attention right away, the phrase ” Excuse me” is the most polite way for you to enter the conversation. 5. do not comment on other people’s physical charateristics unless,of course,it’s to compliment them, which is allways welcome. 6. when people ask how you are,tell them and ask them how they are. 7. knock on closed doors-and wait to see if there’s a response before entering. 8. Never use foul language in front of adults. grown-ups already know all thouse words and finding them boring and unpleasant. 9. do not make fun of anyone for any reasons. teasing shows others you are weak and ganging up on someone is cruel. 10. if you bump into someone, immediately say ” excuse me” 11. cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze and don’t pick your nose in public. 12. as you walk through a door, look to see if you can hold it open for someone else. 13. if you come across a parent,teacher or a neighbour working on something, ask if you can help. if they say”yes”, do so – you may learn something new. 14. when an adult ask you for a favor, do it without grumbling and with a smile. 15. when someone help you ,say “thank you.” that person will likely want to help you again. 16. Don’t reach for things at the table, ask to have them passed. 17. Keep a napkin in your lap. be sure to chew with your mouth closed and use the napkin to wipe your mouth when necessary.