It is conceivable that some parents may receive some misinformation from their students about "Monitors;" therefore, it may be wise to send a letter home explaining them and how and why the school will teach them. Such home communication might contain the article titled: "Self-Monitoring."
Read the essay "Self-Monitoring"
Show the Transparency "Some Examples of Things you Might Monitor For"
Take 15 minutes. Have the class go through the rest of the examples in the essay. Class discusses setting up monitors for each of them.
Have students pick one of their Life-Rules, or any other thing that might actually be a problem for them. They are to write a brief essay on how to install a Self-Monitor to take care of that Life-Rule, or problem.
Turn it in. It will be returned.
"Johnny, it looks like you have a problem with <this> that keeps happening. I want to take maybe 5 minutes with you at recess to help you set up a Self-Monitor to help you solve it."
Class, how could you set up a Self-Monitor to help you to remember to do this (correctly)(every time). (It might be using a rule of English or math.)