Social Skills Teacher Resources
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More Tools for Teaching Social Skills in School
Put an end to wasted instructional time with this lesson on responsibility and preparedness. After completing this series of activities students will learn the importance of these social skills not only in the classroom, but at home and...
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills
Increasing pressure to improve student achievement has made it easy to overlook the social skills they also need to develop. With this collection of worksheets and activities, you'll be able to improve children's communication, teamwork,...
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How To Be Socially and Emotionally Intelligent
Teach your elementary aged learners how to emotionally and socially intelligent. Use the resources in this collection to enhance social skills, teach youngsters to stand up against bullies, accept others, and provide ways for dealing with stress, anger, and everything in between. These resources serve value at the beginning of the school year, as well as anytime during the school year.
Pre-K - 5th
Teaching Social Skills, Creating Successful Students “Following Instructions” and “Listening”
With the help from learning games and holiday-themed coloring pages, scholars learn the importance of listening carefully and following directions. Coloring pages celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving. Learning games include Simon...
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Self-Control Meters for Volume, Space and Levels of Formality
If your pupils have difficulty producing the appropriate voice volume in various settings or respecting personal space, refer to this "control-o-meter" device. This resource includes materials to create three meters for you to clearly...
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Application Skills, Job Hunting, Social Skills/Cooperation
Students recognize vocabulary necessary for applying for a job, fill out a job application and provide personal information necessary for applying for a job. They spell the names of references and tell ways of networking to improve job...
9th - Higher Ed
Create a Safe Antibullying Environment in the Classroom
Helping children understand their own feelings and reactions is the first step toward building empathy and combating bullying behaviors. Using cards with characters and relevant questions on them, conduct a group discussion about...
Pre-K - 2nd
Green Zone Common Ground Conversation Starter Worksheets
Finding common ground and building conversation can often prove a difficult task for many. Help learners build this important social skill using this resource, which includes a Venn diagram worksheet and sentence prompts to help students...
2nd - 6th
Teaching Children with Autism—Content Area Resources
Browse a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars with autism in kindergarten through 12th grade. Here, you'll find a variety of resources—lesson plans, printables, activities, worksheets, and an app—spanning a range of content areas including English language arts, math, social studies, health, science, and physical education.
K - 12th
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 appropriate, inappropriate, self-esteem, puberty, hygiene, reproduction, and sexually...
9th - 12th
Exploitation, Day 2: Exploitation and Getting Help
Exploitation is a real issue for the disabled community. Secondary Special Education students learn what exploitation is, their personal rights, and how to say no. They focus on finding a trusted adult to get help if they have been taken...
9th - 12th
Appropriate Topics of Conversation
Conversation skills are key for having good social skills, but it can be tough for some especially those with autism. Use an activity that walks ASD pupils through topics that are and aren't appropriate for various audiences as they fill...
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Down-Syndrome on the Drums!
Students participate in live music activities to learn about various topics and improve their social skills. In this music skills lesson, students play along with music on drums and other sound objects. Teachers take digital pictures of...
1st - 5th
Enhancing Social Skills and Vocabulary through Photography
Students in a special education classroom identify pictures of various living things. In groups, they role-play different roles to help them with their social and communication skills. To end the lesson, they take pictures of different...
K - 5th
Basic Computer Skills for Students with Emotional/Behavior Disorders
Create journal entries and basic internet searches to show that they know basic computer skills. Children diagnosed with emotional or behavioral disorders demonstrate computer skills such as typing and following directions.
4th - 6th
Modern Day Pen Pals, Connecting Our Art Room to the Rest of the World!
Initiate an international pen pal program! After establishing communication with an art class in another country, groups share pod casts and video streams of their work. The scripted resource details how to prepare for the pod casts, but...
3rd - 8th