Social Skills 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 233 Views 442 Downloads
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 52 Views 98 Downloads
Stand Up. . . Be InCtrl!
What is the difference between a bystander and an upstander? A collaborative project created through digital media will help the class understand that they can participate in an online community respectfully and responsibly. They consider the impact of cyberbullying and how their language or actions can impact others.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 110 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 79 Views 150 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 66 Views 155 Downloads
Social Skills For Autism
Designed for pupils with special needs, such as autism, this instructional 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 53 Views 360 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 24 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Speech/Language Scavenger Hunt
A good idea. To build both speech and social skills special ed students 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 26 Views 95 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 13 Views 62 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 38 Views 153 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 53 Views 231 Downloads
Opening Presents at a Party: A Social Story
Everybody has a birthday, for some children with autism, it can be a source of anxiety. Prepare your special needs or Autistic pupil for his birthday celebration with this social story. The story can be printed out, put into book form, or used as flashcards.
K - 5th Health 10 Views 33 Downloads
Adapted Sorry Board Game
Board games are great for building social skills and for fostering recreation and leisure skills! Here, you'll find an image and a brief description of how you can make a tactile version of the game Sorry for your blind or low-vision students.
2nd - 12th Special Education 9 Views 10 Downloads
Relationships, Day 5: Acquaintances & Strangers
It is important for special needs students to know the differences between acquaintances and strangers. They define the world helper, acquaintance, and stranger then discuss a scenario based case study.They talk about touch and no touch, then act out a role play.
9th - 12th Special Education 46 Views 129 Downloads
Sexual Education Assessment Tool: Special Education
The FLASH program in Seattle has put together a set of questions for special education classes covering sexual education. Some of the topics include social skills, appropriate, inappropriate, self-esteem, puberty, hygiene, reproduction, and sexually transmitted diseases.
9th - 12th Health 43 Views 127 Downloads
Communication, Day 3: Asking What You Want
Mild to moderately disabled secondary students practice asking for what they want. They discuss a scenario, list things they want, then practice asking for those things. Our special needs students need to know how to communicate effectively, when they do tantrum behavior decrease and health and safety increase.
9th - 12th Special Education 54 Views 170 Downloads
Emotions and Social Skills
Kindergarteners discuss emotions and social skills as the start to this lesson. 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 37 Views 217 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