Scripted Needs Messages for Teaching Assertiveness.
I messages are helpful tools for sharing feelings and problem solving. However, they are difficult to implement when one’s own needs are not clear or understood. This product includes scripted task cards to help visually identify common social and emotional needs, and strategies to practice communicating one’s needs.
36 task cards with social emotional needs (additional 36 without images for older players)
Question cards that use die to prompt role plays, critical thinking, and processing of personal experiences.
I message example and fill in worksheet
Randomly select need card to read. Then roll die to answer matched question.
Print multiple cards and play go fish or memory. When a match of emotional needs is identified, roll die to answer the matched question.
Use needs cards in group or individual sessions as a visual prompt for verbalizing needs.
Use needs cards in groups for peers to safely share with each other their identified need.