This is the first lesson to give your social skills class on what social skills and social thinking is all about.
Lesson Guide: What is Social Thinking?
Notebook Inserts: What is Social Thinking?
Notebook Inserts: What is Social Thinking? Bullet Points
Binder Inserts: What is Social Thinking?
Binder Inserts: What is Social Thinking? Bullet Points
Lesson Format: This Lesson comes with a lesson guide sheet. On the left of the lesson guide includes the lesson objective, lesson materials, and things to consider when preparing for the lesson. On the right of the lesson plan, are step by step directions for leading the lesson. The lesson is whole group discussion based.
Lesson Handouts: The lesson includes multiple handouts. You have the option of using the interactive notebook size handouts or a full sized handout for use in a binder system.
Pacing: The lesson is designed to be 15 to 30 minutes depending on the length of discussion with your students.
Materials: Materials are all included in this lesson. It is highly recommended to use a notebook system or binder system to organize the content of these lessons and any other social skills lessons.
Grade Level: This unit is designed with middle level students in mind, however, I am sure it can be adapted for upper elementary and high school students in social skills classes or needed social intervention.
If you are interested in the bundled lessons, check out the link below:
What is Social Thinking BUNDLE
You might also be interested in the associated lessons to help reinforce social thinking:
Act it Out! Scripts
Tags: Social Skills, Social Thinking, First Days, Special Education, Acting, Aspergers, Autism, Michelle Garcia Winner, Socially Curious, Curiously Social