EACH KINDNESS Book Study: Social Emotional Learning Lesson on Kindness + Empathy
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The Each Kindness Game Show is an interactive, quiz-show style book study lesson on empathy and kindness. Based on Jacqueline Woodson's beautiful book, "Each Kindness".
Now includes both Google Slides™ and Power Point Presentation files, which allows you to use for SEL distance learning, teletherapy, virtual counseling groups, school counseling guidance and in person lessons.
***Please note: Jacqueline Woodson's book, "Each Kindness" is not included in this resource.
Ways to Use
☀️ Social emotional learning classroom lessons
☀️ Small group counseling
☀️ Distance Learning ready
What's unique about this school counseling, community building lesson based on Each Kindness?
✏️The Game Show format is hands-on and experiential, with many of the challenges inviting students to role play.
✏️This guidance lesson classroom game encourages reflective thinking, and is designed for students to show off and build on their smarts in different ways.
✏️Plus, the questions and challenges are 100% customizable so if you like, you can edit them to better fit your specific needs.
✏️It's low-prep, perfect for all you busy counselors and teachers!
✏️Lesson Plan is also included!
The Game Show Categories Include:
ACT IT OUT: teams act out / role play the challenge prompt.
TRUE or FALSE: teams decide whether the statement is true or false.
SKETCH IT: teams quickly draw their answers.
IMAGINE IF: teams answer "Imagine If" questions, using their imagination & problem solving skills.
RISK: teams take a "risk" because the type of question and/or challenge is not revealed until chosen.
What's needed to play the Game Show?
✔ It is best used with a Promethean White Board or projector that that can be hooked up to your computer; it's formatted as a power point presentation and now google slides™, too!
✔If using for distance learning, all players need internet access.
✔ Want to go screen-free? No problem! This Game Show also comes with printable task cards with the same prompts as the Game Show challenges.
Provides lots of flexibility....
Given that the GAME SHOW takes 40-60 minutes to play, and sometimes we just don't have that much time....or that the GAME SHOW works best projected on a large screen, and sometimes the technology breaks down....or that there are days when we walk into the classroom and just know that a whole classroom game is not going to fly that day....and sometimes students need more quiet, reflective activities......I have included more than 6 additional formats that do not require the use of the internet (Note: the additional activities do involve some printing prep-work.)
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