This PowerPoint lesson is designed to offer students hands-on learning and inquiry opportunities to make connections to and learn all about coping skills. This lesson is awesome for students to learn about the Three C’s of Dealing with a Problem, Control, Change and Cope. This lesson integrates-Talking and active listening skills. This lesson is connected to the book The Zax, by Dr. Seuss (YouTube link is included) and summative questions.
The playdough is the problem, and then they create some with the playdough, which are problems that we have the ability to control and change, and "rock problems," which are problems outside of our control.
*Talking points are located in the PowerPoint note section.