Interpersonal Communication Teacher Resources
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How Are My Social Skills?
An outstanding worksheet on social skills is here for you. This four-page worksheet poses 25 skills for learners to consider, and rate themselves on using a 1 - 5 scale. At the bottom of the sheet, they must choose five skills they feel need improvement, list them, and come up with three ideas of how they can improve.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Are You A Mountain?
Some children will say anything that comes to mind. When Abby meets Big Bird and Snuffy, she asks if they are a giant and a mountain then tells them they are really big. This video would be a good catalyst for a discussion on how to politely ask questions about people who are different.
25 seconds Pre-K - K Social Studies & History
Global Thingy: Sneeze Of Peace
Two groups are having a war until Global Thingy comes to the rescue with a plan. He makes Diva sneeze. When Dino says, “Bless you,” Diva realizes that the two groups can work together. Have your class think of other ways to solve conflicts.
1 min Pre-K - K Social Studies & History
Don't Touch Me
Benny the Bunny does not like being touched. When people touch him because he's cute he tells them, "No, don't touch me!" This video would be good to show prior to talking about class rules or when discussing personal space. It is so important for small children to know they can say no.
3 mins Pre-K - K Social Studies & History
Elmo Sleeps Over
Sleepovers are fun but sometimes it's hard to sleep at someone else's house. Elmo finds out that Telly snores and has to figure out what to do. He tries listening to the radio, but that doesn't work for Telly. Finally they put on earmuffs and fall fast asleep.
5 mins Pre-K - K English Language Arts
Breaking The Ice
Show children how to make their next lonely day a little more fun. They watch Telly introduce himself to a new girl. He learns that in order to avoid loneliness, all he needs to do is introduce himself and ask if she wants to play. Have children practice introducing themselves to their peers.
2 mins Pre-K - K Social Studies & History
Pupils define interpersonal communication, and define the stages of interpersonal relationships. They discuss interpersonal needs and the influences of cultural environments on this type of communication. Additionally, they define self-concept, perception and self-disclosure.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Community Service Project
Analyze community issues and design a theme-based project to meet community needs. They plan, set goals, problem solve, make decisions, and practice interpersonal communication while working on this project. They develop a timeline for activities in the project and set a date for implementation of the community service project.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills
ASL Lesson 11
Use this resource to learn or to teach ASL. Lesson 11 focuses on ASL grammar and function, asking questions, and using vocabulary such as never, sometimes, and always. Images and videos are available to help ensure proper form while communicating with sign.
9th - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
ASL Lesson 17
Learn to communicate with sign in this comprehensive series. It includes a video, images to help you sign, a quiz, and multiple practice sheets, all of which are intended to communicate wants, needs, and personal preferences. The video showcases an interesting discussion on mainstreaming deaf children.
6th - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
ASL Lesson 2
Empower your non-verbal, autistic, or learning-impaired child with sign language. Lesson 2 in this functional and straight-forward series focuses on vocabulary related to familial relationships and ASL grammar. Video clips and images of each word or sentence are linked to this instructional activity.
1st - Higher Ed English Language Arts
"Hi, how are you? My name is___." Seems simple enough but it's not always that easy to recall and relate factual information about yourself. Learners with multiple disabilities practice memorizing and relaying personal information about themselves as a way to promote both safety and social skills.
K - 12th English Language Arts
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
Everyday Conversation Skills
After discussing positive and appropriate social communication, learners with emotional disturbances role-play a friendly conversation. You'll describe the desired behavior, modeling conversation techniques, and coaching as they have a friendly conversation with each other.
9th - 12th Health