Yellow Brick Road Social Skills

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PreK - 8th
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61 pages
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“Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore!”

Learning social skills can feel like the journey to the Emerald City. Join Dorothy and her friends on the yellow brick road and practice a variety of social skills.

page 5: Parent Letter
page 6: Reference Poster
page 7: YouTube links for short clips associated with activities included in the packet.
pages 8-14: Good witch/wicked witch: 27 cards, homework sheet, sorting mats, blanks. Rate statements as kind or unkind and then sort them onto the appropriate picture of Glinda the Good Witch or the Wicked Witch of the West.
pages 15-23: Cowardly Lion: 36 cards, 9 special cards, sorting mats, homework page. “Expected”/”Unexpected” behaviors. Read each scene and behavior. Determine if that behavior is expected or unexpected for that scenario.
pages 24- 31: Dorothy Perspective Taking: 27 cards, 9 special cards, student mat, homework page. Read the scenes and statements then determine what other people might perceive from the experience.
pages 32-39: Tin Man: Be Flexible: 27 cards, sorting mats, 9 special cards, homework sheet. Think about compromise or stepping into uncomfortable situations.
pages 40-50: Scarecrow Sarcasm: 36 cards, 9 special cards, sorting mats: Identify sentences as sarcastic or not.
pages 51-57: Emerald City: 27 cards, 9 special cards, game board. Skills with friends game, just add game markers.
pages 58-61: Toto Conversation Starters: 18 conversation starters.
Blank cards are included throughout each activity.

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61 pages
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