This social skills curriculum includes FORTY lessons and is designed to work on social skills and self-regulation skills. The age range intended for these lessons is students with language levels at the second to fifth-grade level. The lessons are intended for small groups of three plus students, although they can be adapted to work with an entire classroom. Each lesson contains three activities. Lessons are designed to take 30—60 minutes each, however, activities can be taken away or added to adjust the time. In addition, unfinished lessons can be continued onto the next session if needed.
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The goals of this program are:
⭐️Identify needs (self-regulate through energy levels and sensory tools)
⭐️Understand thoughts (understand own thoughts and the thoughts of others)
⭐️Understand feelings (understand own feelings and the feelings of others)
⭐️Problem solve (problem solve social situations)
Activities to work on these goals include:
★ Direct instruction
★ Group brainstorming
Lessons are in groups of five focusing on 2 opposing emotions. Screen the students at the beginning of the year to determine the most appropriate lessons to use.
Feelings focused on to understand self and others include 5 lessons each for:
All lessons are available in black/white for easy printing and include:
★ Teacher Summary/Checklist of the lesson
★ Visual schedule for students
★ 3 Activities with materials (except art supplies)
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