This lesson includes 16 total pages designed for social skills instruction for improving student’s ability to use what they see to understand social situations and to begin to improve the ability read social cues in situations. This can be used by itself or in conjunction with my Being a Detective activity set 1 (https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Being-a-Detective-Social-Skills-Thinking-with-your-Eyes-Pragmatic-Language-606696). Two of the visuals are the same in both lessons. These group pictures are a great follow-up to the other lesson set.
In order to be able to use this lesson in full, you need to be able to access the internet and be able to view videos on www.youtube.com because the “thinking detective” activity links to a video for students to watch.
Using your eyes color visual
Using your eyes color visual about people in a group
9 worksheets that each include a group photo with 2 or more people for students to examine. Students should decide what each person is thinking about based on what their eyes are looking at.
Conclusion about the group worksheet-should be duplicated and completed for each photo set. Students will determine if the people in the photo were thinking about the same thing and provide evidence for their conclusion.
1 Thinking Detective worksheet---Worksheet includes link to YouTube wordless video (6 minutes in length). You will pause the video at key moments for students to identify clues. They will then write down how they are thinking with their eyes and make a smart guess for what the character’s plan may be.
Video has sound, no words