Friendship Teacher Resources
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Students read selections about friendships and discover ways to work with other learners. For this building friendships lesson, students identify main ideas and details in reading selections about friendship and how to make friends. Students use story maps, dialogue, and essays to discover ways friends can help them enjoy life and learning.
6th - 8th Health 25 Views 98 Downloads
Listening Exercises: How to Make Friends at A New School
In this listening exercise worksheet, students watch a video entitled, "How to Make Friends at a New School." They fill in the blanks in six steps to making friends and click the "Done" button to submit the answers.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
December: We All Want to Feel Included
Second graders discuss bullying, empathy and making friends. In this social skills instructional activity, 2nd graders read a story and have a class discussion on what it means to be empathetic, how to be a good friend and how strong friendships and empathy can help prevent bullying.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Developing Empathy and Building Friendships
This bullying prevention lesson plan addresses the meaning of empathy, feelings of being excluded, and friendship-building skills. While it is designated for 8th grade, some of the materials seem appropriate for 6th or 7th grade. The lesson plan includes a brainstorming activity, an inclusion/exclusion exercise, small group and whole class discussion.
6th - 8th Health 20 Views 143 Downloads
Young scholars listen to the book Friends and discuss how to make friends and the characteristics of good friends. In this friends instructional activity, students listen to the story and practice role playing on how to make friendships.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 12 Views 58 Downloads
Tolerance: Words that Hurt/Words that Heal
Students "role-play" the part of a person who says unkind things and are photographed while doing so. They then act out a story about making friends. They practice saying kind things and are photographed. Word bubbles are added captioning the ph
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
December: We All Want to Feel Included
Fourth graders define empathy and relate to friendship. In this social skills instructional activity, 4th graders discuss the pros and cons of making friends by feeling empathy for their hurts. Students discuss ways to keep friends.
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads
First graders examine the significance of the Louisiana Purchase and the journey of Lewis and Clark. They listen to a story, analyze a map, compare/contrast the Jefferson Peace Medal and the Peace Medal nickel, and design a peace and friendship medal.
1st Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 Downloads
Conflict Management: Building Friendships
Sixth graders identify bullying tactics. In this conflict management lesson plan, 6th graders discuss the feelings associated with being included or excluded from a group. Students answer psychological questions about their own life and emotions.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Life Skills: Making Friends
View a video about friends, relationships, cliques, bullies and getting along with others. Then discuss various segments in the film and role-play several situations that are presented. Finally, students will write an editorial exploring a related issue and present it to the class.
3rd - 8th Health 17 Views 110 Downloads
Students read "Fans Gear Up to Say Goodbye to 'Friends'" from The New York Times and discuss the elements of the sitcom 'Friends' that made it such a success. After brainstorming reasons for 'Friends' popularity, students work in groups to create a pitch for a new television show with the same theme.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 20 Downloads
Students explore that sometimes we are surprised when we spend time with someone we previously thought we would not like and find this person to be very likeable and they may become a great friend. They explore how a friendship can fluctuate and change.
K - 5th Health 20 Views 84 Downloads
A Friend, Starting With You!
Pupils examine and identify their own positive character traits and friendship skills and how to make new friends. They discuss the importance of friendship, listen to the book "The 329th Friend," and create an invitation for a new potential friend to eat lunch with them.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 55 Downloads