No-Glamour Social Language/Behavior Cards
Product Code : MPS8-35013
Students learn to successfully manage 90 social situations in areas such as self-control, eating, emotions, solving problems, and more.
Use these full-color cards to help your students learn to discriminate between appropriate and inappropriate responses. The back of each card includes a summary of the social situation and questions to stimulate discussion and develop social problem solving. The 200 cards are versatile-use them for discussion starters, role-playing, story starters, and for sharing experiences.
The ten skills areas are:
- In School- Students learn to spotlight and clarify the expectations for language/behavior in an academic setting. The situations include cheating, the class clown, helping others, respecting personal space, and more.
- Eating- Students learn appropriate and inappropriate comments and behavior when eating and drinking in various settings. The situations include wiping your mouth, not burping, respecting others' tastes/foods, eating as a guest, and more.
- Emotions- Students learn appropriate and inappropriate ways to handle emotions in situations, such as sharing, apologizing, sportsmanship, arguing, and more.
- Self-Control- Students learn to control their impulses and their behaviors in socially acceptable ways in common situations, such as waiting for a turn, inappropriate laughter, nose picking, yelling, reacting to teasing, and more.
- Getting Along- Students explore the similarities and differences in perspectives of all the parties in everyday situations. The situations include taking turns, telling and keeping secrets, showing appreciation, helping others, and more.
- Conversations- Students learn to exchange information and to relate to the other individual in the conversation. Topics cover basic conversation skills, such as joining a group, good introductions, changing the topic too quickly, when to interrupt, and more.
- Being Responsible- Students learn ways to assume responsibility, including keeping a promise, doing chores at home, delivering messages, being on time, and more.
- Solving Problems- Students explore possible solutions and consequences to everyday problems. The situations include waiting to be picked up, anxiety about a dental checkup, being served strange food, and more.
- Role-Playing- Students practice using appropriate language and behavior in a variety of contexts. The role-plays are a springboard to discussion about others' perspectives. The situations include a substitute teacher, having a party, going on a field trip, and more.
COMPLETE KIT INCLUDES: 200, 4"" x 6"" double-sided, coated, picture/stimuli cards and 10 instruction cards, all in a sturdy storage box. ( 2004)