Apologies: How to Say Sorry Lesson

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Social Emotional Workshop
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This lesson contains multiple parts that you can use to help students create genuine apologies by developing the social-emotional skills to do it independently (i.e., without an adult making them). You can easily break these activities into multiple sessions and/or weave them with other activities.

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Students will learn to:

  • recognize when a situation requires an apology.
  • differentiate between fake and real apologies.
  • look at a situation to see what went wrong.
  • write a complete apology that addresses what happened.

What's Included

  • Lesson Plan: Building an Apology
  • Saying Sorry Anchor Chart
  • Fantastic Fix-It Poster in Color and Black & White
  • When to Sorry Situation Cards (12 Cards as well as 12 Blank cards for personalization)
  • Fake and Real Apology Sort
  • Apology Prep Work Sheet
  • Build an Apology Organizer
  • How to Apologize Anchor Chart
  • Exit Tickets
  • Book List
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Reward Charts

Who Should Buy This?

This resource is ideal for school counselors, school psychologists, or school social workers. It can be used in small group counseling or in individual counseling to target social emotional (SEL) skills that are slower developing. Classroom teachers, special education teachers, and speech and language pathologists working on social skills in small groups will also find this useful. It can definitely be use by a classroom teacher working with individuals or small groups.

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20 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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