Elementary Social Skills Lessons Week of 4/6/20
Primary: Grades K-3
TOPIC: Accepting No
Introduction: Discuss times when parents/teachers tell us no and how it makes us feel.
“When was a time that someone told you No when you asked for something?”
Read aloud of Julia Cook’s “I Just Don’t Like the Sound of No”
Parents Model (I DO) using the skill: “A time when someone tells me no is….. This makes me feel a little angry/frustrated/annoyed…. But I know I can Look, Say OKAY, Stay Calm, ASK.”
Together with child (We DO): Generate an idea of a time when the child hears NO and practice following the steps to accepting NO.
CHILD INDEPENDENTLY (You DO): Complete social skills response template generating another idea and writing it down. Parents, please help your child generate a second idea and feel free to write for them as needed/appropriate for your individual child.
Name: ______________________ Date: ____________
Today’s social topic was: ______________________________________________
A time when I can use this skill is: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
Using this skill will help me to: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.