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Trouble Talk Companion Lesson Plan

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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21 pages
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This lesson plan companion to Trudy Ludwig’s Trouble Talk will help your students delve into deep discussion about all sorts of “trouble talk”; insults, gossip, and rumors. All activities incorporate movement and collaborative learning.

It is also available as part of my Trudy Ludwig Companion Lessons Bundle.

Lesson includes:

• Written plan with ASCA behaviors/mindsets and CASEL competencies

• Opening activity

• Discussion task cards for Quiz, Quiz, Trade or Concentric Circles (great option for classes needing movement and talking)

• Simultaneous Round Robin Sheets (great option for groups needing a quieter processing activity and/or additional practice with quick writing)

• 2 Exit ticket options

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Looking to for an additional resource to help squash gossip and rumors? Check out my absolute favorite lesson!

Gossip and Rumors – What would you do?

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Sorry! Companion

Just Kidding Lesson


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