Making Friends, PreK-3: A Social Skills Program for Inclusive Settings / Edition 2
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Making Friends, PreK-3: A Social Skills Program for Inclusive Settings / Edition 2

by Ruth Herron Ross, Elizabeth (Beth) L. Roberts-Pacchione
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412981131

ISBN-13: 9781412981132

Pub. Date: 02/01/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Helping students develop healthy social skills is child’s play

This newly retitled edition of the popular Wanna Play provides hundreds of fun and updated activities that help children learn how to behave appropriately and make friends. Ideal for teachers, counselors, and behavior therapists, included are tools for teaching emotion regulation, team-playing,

Overview

Helping students develop healthy social skills is child’s play

This newly retitled edition of the popular Wanna Play provides hundreds of fun and updated activities that help children learn how to behave appropriately and make friends. Ideal for teachers, counselors, and behavior therapists, included are tools for teaching emotion regulation, team-playing, and body safety to all children, making this resource an excellent fit for inclusive settings. New features include:

  • A social interaction checklist for identifying learners’ strengths and weaknesses
  • Teacher-friendly activities that can be used in small groups or with the whole class
  • A chapter on emotions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412981132
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction: Welcome to the Wanna Play Program
Guidelines for Curriculum Success
How to Use this Book
Social Interaction Checklist
Unit 1: Discovering Social Skills
Lesson 1.1: What Are Social Skills?
Lesson 1.2: Making New Friends
Lesson 1.3: Building Friendships
Lesson 1.4: Relationships With Different Types of Friends
Unit 2: Using Appropriate Eye Contact for Interaction
Lesson 2.1: What Is Eye Contact?
Lesson 2.2: Looking to Talk
Lesson 2.3: Looking to Listen
Lesson 2.4: Looking to Learn
Lesson 2.5: Interest in Others
Unit 3: Social Skills for Interacting With Friends
Lesson 3.1: Fun With Friends
Lesson 3.2: Sweet Words/ Kind Words
Lesson 3.3: Safe Body/ Body Safety
Lesson 3.4: Playing Together
Unit 4: Appropriate Body Behavior
Lesson 4.1: Introduction to Body Awareness
Lesson 4.2: Body Needs—Strengths and Weaknesses
Lesson 4.3: Personal Play Space
Lesson 4.4: Body Privacy
Lesson 4.5: Modesty/Hygiene
Lesson 4.6: Appropriate Bodies in Different Environments
Unit 5: Appropriate Emotional Behavior
Lesson 5.1: What Are Emotions and How Do We Show Them?
Lesson 5.2: Choosing How We React
Lesson 5.3: Staying Calm When We Don't Get Along
Lesson 5.4: Appropriate Ways of Sharing Our Emotions
Unit 6: Appropriate Behavior in a Group
Lesson 6.1: Listening in a Group
Lesson 6.2: Socializing With Peers in a Group
Lesson 6.3: Learning in a Group
Lesson 6.4: Following Directions in Groups
Unit 7: Playing Games
Lesson 7.1: Sportsmanship/Cheering and Encouragement
Lesson 7.2: Going First
Lesson 7.3: Who Won?
Lesson 7.4: Playing Friends' Games
Lesson 7.5: Outside Games
Lesson 7.6: Indoor Games
Appendix A: Friendship Cards
Appendix B: Worksheets and Materials

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