This 11 page packet includes a 5 page model and a blank template to use when discussing events in the news with social elements. This activity can be used with older elementary through high school students. Expected/Unexpected are terms from Think Social materials by Michelle Garcia Winner. More information can be found on her website: www.socialthinking.com
Targeted skills include:
point of view
recognizing important vs.unimportant details
summarizing and paraphrasing main idea
personal space/body language/non-verbal skills
These templates can be used in speech therapy, social skills group and can extend into discussions in literature and social studies as well!
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