Thursday, September 23, 2021

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Social Skills Activities | Teen Social Inferences Idioms Perspectives Free Unit”

by Looks Like Language
8th - 10th Grade

Finding appropriate social skills materials for your older special needs students can be difficult! When the language level is right, the social scenarios may be too young. If the problem is right, there may not be enough support for language skills. Try this FREE unit to see how engaged your students can be and how many goals you can address in your mixed groups!

Students make their own inferences about the problem details after discussing idioms, nonverbal language, facial expressions, and emotions. Providing their own details about the social situation lets them make a personal connection to the short story!

Now available on Google slides for distance learning! I'm doing this to help you out during this difficult time, so if I've made a mistake, kindly let me know by asking a question at my store. Stay healthy!

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This free download includes:

A link to a Google Slide Student version for distance learning.

Emily’s Friend Picks a Fight

Page 3: Story and discussion questions

Page 4: Problem Solving- Cause/Effect

Page 5: Applying Problem Solving Skills

Page 6: Comprehension Questions

Page 7: Idioms Worksheet

Page 8: Discussion Guidelines

Pages 9-10: Idiom Task Cards

Additional pages are included in each complete set and are also available for the free unit in my Facebook group.

Problem Topics Set 1:

~ A fight before a date

~ Forgetting something important

~ An argument at school

~ Cyber-bullying

~ Getting bad news over the phone

Problem Topics Set 2:

~ Sister problems

~ Being honest in a relationship

~ Teasing Trouble

~ Being left out

~ Getting bullied

Problem Topics Set 3:

~ Missing Your Best Friend

~ A Fight with Your Sister

~ Relationship Problems

~ Talking at the Movies

~ Disapprove of Peers

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