Social Skills

  • Each week a new scenario will be posted below for you to think and respond to. Take some time to brainstorm what YOU would do if you were placed in that scenario. When you are ready to respond, click on the "Week of..." title and you will be navigated to a comment page. Please take the time to post thoughtful responses.

     

    In order to receive credit for your response, please make sure you are either logged into your district account OR you end your comment with your full name.

      

    For example: "If I were placed in this situation I would __________. - John Smith"

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Think & Respond Scenarios

  • Week of 3/16 - 3/20

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    Think & Respond: Imagine you are at school and you are trying to get to your next class. You know you might be late so you decide to run in the hallway. You run past a teacher and they give you a look. What kind of look do you think is on their face and why? What do you think you should do?

      

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  • Week of 3/23 - 3/27

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    Think & Respond: Your teacher has assigned some independent work time for students to finish their projects. During this time, your teacher is grading homework at her desk. You raise your hand to ask a question, but she does not see you. What do you think you should do?

      

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  • Week of 3/30 - 4/3

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    Think & Respond: You forgot to each breakfast before school and have been waiting all day for lunch. By the time lunch comes you are starving. When you pull out your lunchbox and open it, you see that your lunch is not there. You realize that you probably left it at home. What do you think you should do?

      

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  • Week of 4/6 - 4/10

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    There will not be a "Think & Respond" scenario this week. Please enjoy your spring break!

      

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  • Week of 4/13 - 4/17

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    Think & Respond: There is a student in your class who is always mean to you. They always bump into you when they walk by and they call you names. They knock stuff out of your hands and make you feel stupid. You are not sure if you can take it anymore. What do you think you should do?

      

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  • Week of 4/20 - 4/24

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    Think & Respond: You invite your friends over to your house for a movie night. One of your friends decides to bring another friends without asking you first. This causes there to be more people at your house than you originally planned for. You want to pass out snacks, but you only have enough for the friends you originally invited. What do you think you should do?

     

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  • Week of 4/27 - 5/1

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    Think & Respond: P.E. class has just ended and you have been dismissed to go back to the locker room to change for your next class. After you finish getting dressed, you realize that you cannot find your shoes. You ask some of the other students around you if they have seen them, but they all tell you that they haven't. What do you think you should do?

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  • Week of 5/4 - 5/8

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    Think & Respond: You are riding the bus to school and you overhear some of the students around you talking. They are using inappropriate language and making fun of a student sitting near the front of the bus. Although the student cannot hear the comments, it makes you feel uncomfortable. You try to ignore it, but their voices seem to be getting louder. What do you think you should do?

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  • Week of 5/11 - 5/15

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    Think & Respond: You are taking a test in math and your teacher has reminded everyone that there is no talking allowed. As you are taking your test, the student next to you keeps whispering answers to their neighbor. The teacher looks over and scolds you because she thinks you were the one talking. What do you think you should do?

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  • Week of 5/18 - 5/22

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    Think & Respond: You are watching TV in the family room and get up to grab something from the kitchen. When you return to the family room, you see that your sibling has taken your seat on the couch. You decide to yell at them and tell them to move out of your seat. Instead of moving, they look at you with a confused expression. Why do you think they look confused? What do you think you should do?

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  • Week of 5/25 - 5/29

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    Think & Respond: During distance learning, your teacher posts an assignment on Google classroom that needs to be completed in two days. You have read through the directions and have looked at the example, but you still do not understand what you need to do. You decide to text your classmate for help, but they respond and tell you that they do not plan on turning it in. What do you think you should do?

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  • Week of 6/1 - 6/5

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    Think & Respond: You are playing a video game with a friend, but you play the video game differently than they do. You try to explain how to play the video game the way you are used to, but your friend wants to play it the way they know. Both of you are getting frustrated and are reaching the point of not wanting to play the video game at all. What do you think you should do?

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  • Week of 6/8 - 6/12

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    Think & Respond: You have been assigned a group project for science class. Your group consists of you and two other students. You make plans to meet up at the public library after school to get started on the project, but only one group member shows up. You have tried calling and texting the other group member several times, but you cannot get ahold of them. What do you think you should do?

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  • Week of 6/15 - 6/19

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    Think & Respond: As a final thought for the school year, I want you to take some time to reflect on all of the highs and lows that you experienced. Then answer the following questions... 

    1) What was your favorite moment this year?

    2) What would you have wanted to change?

    3) What is your biggest takeaway from this school year?

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