Social-emotional skills are needed for all students to be successful at school and home. The purpose of these task cards is to have your students read a scenario, think, and share how they would respond. These 20 scenarios are intended to help students build confidence, understand their own strengths and weaknesses, navigate social situations, and make better decisions.
Included in this Resource:
- SEL Activity Link and Tips (2-pages)
- Social Emotional Task Cards (10-pages; Google Slides)
- Social Emotional Task Cards (10-pages; PDF)
- Some friends are planning to go to a camp in the summer. The problem is that they don’t want to invite your neighbor friend.
- During music class, a friend of yours is asked to sing part of a song for your group. You know your friend has social anxiety.
Helpful Ideas & Uses:
- Share with your students the importance of having social-emotional learning skills (see above).
- These task cards can be used as stand-alone or can be used to supplement your teaching. If you have materials to introduce it with, feel free to use them. If not, you can find a short video on the internet.
- Using Digital Version: If you use the digital version, share the SEL Task Cards with your students. You can assign or have each student choose a card to respond to. You can also have each student respond to all the cards. Have the students add their names to the task card they respond to.
- Using Printable Version: If you use the printable version, you will need to print off a set for each student (or group). Students can write their responses on the cards.
- When students are finished, the most important part of the activity will be a discussion with your students.
Why Use this resource?
- This resource is paperless (but does include PDF version).
- This resource is easily accessible using Google Drive™.
- Your students will work directly on the digital document.
- It’s a way to integrate technology into instruction.
- Students are highly engaged in their work.
- First off, if you haven’t created a free Google account, you will need to do that before downloading this digital resource. Each student will also need their own account.
- You can download the digital resource from the SEL Activity Link and Tips document.
- When you click on the link, you will come to a screen that says “Copy document”. In order to transfer this file to your own Google Drive™ account, click the blue button that says “Make a copy”. Note: If you have several Google Drive accounts with multiple email addresses, make sure you take note which email address is selected in the top right corner of the screen so you can easily find the file in the future.
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