Communication Skills Teacher Resources
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Communication, Day 1: Non-Verbal Communication
Have your secondary special education class learn and practice effective communication skills. Both verbal and non-verbal communication is discussed and practiced. They communicate using body language, build listening skills, and discuss socially appropriate communication.
9th - 12th Special Education 59 Views 306 Downloads
Fred Learns to Make Good Observations
Students learn when to speak or when to be quiet. In this communication skill lesson, students read a story that points out good communication skills. Students complete a KWL about making good observations. Students role play making good decisions about when to speak and when not to.
4th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 34 Downloads
Communication Skills: Dennis Learns About Responsible Reporting Versus Tattling
Students explore communication skills by completing a worksheet in class. In this journalism lesson, students read the story "Dennis Learns about Responsible Reporting Vs. Tattling." Students write a review about the story and complete a KWL chart regarding journalism techniques.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 15 Downloads
Many developmentally disabled students struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking with their hands and reacting scenes, as well as great instructional support to practice these skills.
6th - 10th Language Arts 71 Views 411 Downloads
Effective Communication for Successful Careers
Having good written communication skills is a must in today's workplace. Foster these skills by engaging learners is a discussion on how good writing skills can improve communication in the workplace. Have them write a project proposal for a formal or business audience.
8th 21st Century Skills 25 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed
One -to-One Communication
Communication is how we make exchanges, plan, and obtain what we want or need. Foster business communication skills used in the work of agriculture. Intended for an agribusiness class, the instructional activity introduces learners to communication types, skills, and functions.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 32 Views 97 Downloads
BBC Learning English, Listening Comprehension
In this specific listening comprehension worksheet, students listen to an audio file and then choose the best answer to 15 corresponding multiple choice questions. Students then respond to four questions about non-verbal communication in their own culture.
Higher Ed English Language Development 9 Views 47 Downloads
The Artist As Entrepreneur: You Say Tomato, I See Tomato
Students compare phone negotiations with in person negotiations to identify the non-verbal communication that is produced in face-to-face meetings. They practice forms of non-verbal communication by reciting the alphabet and showing a particular emotion through non-verbal cues.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Students learn how cats communicate with humans. For this non verbal communication lesson, students learn how cats communicate with humans. Students discuss how they communicate their thoughts and feelings and the differences between verbal and non verbal communication.
4th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 12 Downloads
Students examine the various combinations that contemporary extended families take on. They identify how strong communication skills are important to the health of the family after reading a an excerpt from a first-person fictional journal.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Communication Skills: Conflict Resolution
Students explore communication techniques by participating in speech role-playing activities. In this conflict resolution lesson plan, students identify the keys to being a good communicator such as listening, eye contact, and the tone of their voice.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 40 Views 186 Downloads
Does your class need to talk about communication skills? Then use this presentation to go through the key components of communication. It's not all about talking, but also about listening. Of course, there is room for expanded discussions with the class by using what's here in the presentation as a jumping-off point.
6th - 12th Health 27 Views 92 Downloads
Use this worksheet as a pre-assessment to find out what your learners know about communication skills. Or, use it for taking notes while discussing communication. There is plenty of space to write about communication styles, paraphrasing, and active listening.
7th - 10th Health 12 Views 103 Downloads
Communication Skills: Special Education
Get to talking with your special needs class. In pairs, they take turns telling each other where to go on a schematic map. They work to ask questions, answer questions, and check if their partner understands their directions, or if he needs clarification.
9th - 12th Health 8 Views 29 Downloads
June: It's Important to Communicate Well
Students practice assertive communication. In this bullying prevention lesson, students differentiate between passive, aggressive, and assertive behaviors. Students role-play to practice assertive communication when dealing with a bully.
K Language Arts 12 Views 51 Downloads
Proving the Purpose of Punctuation
Explore the importance of correct verbal and written communication in the real world. Middle schoolers brainstorm what their world would be like without punctuation, listen to and read excerpts without punctuation, and record and present possible solutions.
5th - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 85 Downloads
An Ancient Revolution: The Written Word
Learners explore the impact of written communication. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students investigate communication from ancient Sumer and discuss its relevance today. Learners watch a multimedia presentation about cuneiform and then create their own pictorial writing system.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 82 Downloads
Communication, Day 2: Assertiveness
Having social skills and being able to assert yourself in a positive way is so important. Students with mild to moderate disabilities engage in a series of activities to practice assertive communication and social skills. Perfect for a secondary special education class learning how to be socially appropriate in a safe way.
9th - 12th Special Education 35 Views 226 Downloads