Julia Cook's MAKING FRIENDS IS AN ART Book Study Counseling Lesson on Friendship

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Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
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The Making Friends Is an Art Game Show is an interactive, quiz-show style book study lesson based on Julia Cook's popular book!i

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: This is a book companion lesson. Julia Cook's book, Making Friends Is an Art, is not included in this resource.

Ways to Use

☀️ Social emotional learning classroom lessons

☀️ Small group counseling

☀️ Distance Learning ready

☀️ Bibliotherapy

What's unique about this school counseling, community building lesson based on Making Friends Is An Art?

✏️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?

✔ If playing in person, 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. Share your screen with students!

✔ 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 computer (Note: the additional activities do involve some printing prep-work.)

Love to teach Julia Cook books? Check out this money saving bundle:

❤️ Julia Cook Book Companion Bundle: School Counseling Lessons & Games

For other individual Julia Cook book companion lessons, you may enjoy:

☀️ BULLY BEANS by Julia Cook: School Counseling Lesson about Bullying & Bystanders

☀️ Julia Cook's BUBBLE GUM BRAIN: School Counseling Growth Mindset Lesson

☀️ Julia Cook's Wilma Jean The Worry Machine: School Counseling Lesson on Anxiety

☀️ TATTLE TONGUE by Julia Cook: Tattling vs Telling School Counseling Lesson & Game

☀️ SODA POP HEAD by Julia Cook: School Counseling Lesson about Anger Management

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