Social Skills Teacher Resources
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How to Play Baseball a Social Skills Lesson
Team sports are quite social; they involve following rules, playing cooperatively, communication, taking turns, and interpersonal relations. Introduce your special education class to the all-American sport of baseball. They learn about the game, practice content-specific vocabulary, watch a cartoon about baseball, discuss social skills, and if time permits, play the game.
5th - 8th Physical Education 43 Views 93 Downloads
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 175 Views 409 Downloads
Social Skills for Success
Tenth graders make a list of social skills that people use everyday. They create a "How-to" video on an assigned etiquette area. Students research assigned etiquette area within groups using a WebQuest provided by the teacher and other reference sources.
10th Language Arts 58 Views 46 Downloads
Make a Social Skills Superhero Comic Book
Get creative as you teach a lesson on positive peer and social interactions. Discuss good social interactions through a scenario, brainstorm a positive response to the scenario, then creat a comic book superhero that exemplifies the social skills highlighted in the discussion.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 55 Views 147 Downloads
Social Skills For Autism
Designed for pupils with special needs, such as autism, this activity calls for learners to practice saying hello to others. The teacher begins by modeling the behavior she expects and practicing with each pupil before pairing learners together to practice with each other.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History 46 Views 358 Downloads
Activity Plan Mixed Ages: A Funny Hat Show
Students create unique hats. In this early childhood lesson plan, students engage in a group celebration to foster social skills, creativity, and fine- and gross-motor development as they put on a funny fashion show with the hats they have created.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 26 Downloads
Activity Plan 4-5: Plant a Salad Garden
Students grow gardens. In this early childhood lesson plan, students develop science concepts, language, and social skills as they work together to plant a container vegetable garden. Students document the experience by using digital photography.
Pre-K - K Health 3 Views 22 Downloads
Speech/Language Scavenger Hunt
A good idea. To build both speech and social skills special ed learners go on a scavenger hunt. They locate people around the school and say a series of words, when they say the words correctly they receive a prize. They also ask for things, which they will receive if they ask appropriately.
3rd - 6th Special Education 24 Views 94 Downloads
Brainstorming in the Writing Process
First graders discuss social skills and how they are important when talking with people in their everyday lives. They act out several scenarios involving poor social skills and observe how poor social skills can hurt people's feelings and become a problem in communication.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Game Related Social Skills
Most of us like to play games, but knowing what to do when a game doesn't go the way one expects is a learned skills. Adolescents with behavioral disorders practice responding to a variety of situations that arise during game play. They take turns, ignore taunting, respond to losing, and discuss disputes.
9th - 12th Health 73 Views 144 Downloads
Emotions and Social Skills
Kindergarteners discuss emotions and social skills as the start to this activity. Then they demonstrate what emotions they feel while participating in a role play. This lesson plan also calls for group work in which learners show appropriate social skills while completing a task.
K Language Arts 35 Views 216 Downloads
Three Anti-Social Skills to Improve Your Writing
"What?" she said. "That video just told me to eavesdrop, get to know imaginary people, and talk to myself. Interesting." It's all for a good cause, though! These three techniques will help your young writers improve their fictional dialogue.
4 mins 7th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Social Skills (Independence)
Third graders identify unacceptable social behaviors and then describe how to replace those behaviors with acceptable behaviors. They see that as individuals we are in charge of our bodies and minds, and therefore we choose our mannerisms and/or behaviors.
3rd Social Studies & History 20 Views 108 Downloads
Breaking News English: Children Learn Social Skills in Web World
In this English worksheet, students read "Children Learn Social Skills in Web World," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 3 Downloads
Students analyze social skills and how they can demonstrate and emulate positive social behaviors. In small groups they complete a T-chart that lists what a selected social skill "looks like" and "sounds like," and write an essay on their assigned social skill.
4th - 8th Health 5 Views 73 Downloads
What to Expect on Valentines Day: A Social Story
This social story is about what one can expect on Valentine's Day. It explains what happens on Valentine's Day in the classroom and what kind of behavior each pupil should have. Perfect for an Autistic child learning social skills. Note: Talk about what they can do if they feel socially overwhelmed during a holiday party.
1st - 6th Health 12 Views 61 Downloads
Keystone Class Technology/Study Skills Unit
Eighth grade students take a study skills class aimed at increasing social skills and improving achievement. Students illustrate their individual interests and future goals. Skills are reinforced by using the same tools for study and report of a national monument.
8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 43 Downloads
Relationships, Day 4: Friendships & Dating
It is so important to help special needs individuals know the difference between dating and friendship. They define friendship, differentiate between friends and strangers, role-play, practice greetings, then talk about dating. This lesson is intended for a secondary class with students having mild to moderate disabilities.
9th - 12th Special Education 34 Views 146 Downloads