This worksheet focuses on what to say in different social situations.
When we solve problems, we need to decide if they are big or small, if we need help solving them, and try out different solutions.
If we say all of our thoughts out loud, we can hurt other people’s feelings. We can use a filter to keep in thoughts we should only think and let out the thoughts we can say.
Match each situation to an emotion you could feel if this were to happen to you. Tell about another time you felt this way.
Being flexible means we can change or adapt our behavior. It helps us handle hard situations and lets others have good thoughts about us. Tell if each behavior is being flexible.
Public means out in the open for all to see. Private means things we keep to ourselves. There are some things we only talk about in private.
Context clues are the hints in a sentence we can use to tell us what words mean. It helps to read the sentence, find the clue, and figure out it’s meaning!
Read each situation and think about how the person will feel based on the action that had happened. Have you ever seen a situation like this?
Practice your detective skills to figure out what is going on in each situation! There are clues that tell you what really happened in each one.
When talking to classmates in school, there are things we should keep in our head and “think” or things that are okay to say.
Staying on topic is important during conversations is important. If we switch to new topics we may confuse other people.
Students will match their feelings to a situation that has occurred.
Fill in the blank with the appropriate emotion word.
Nonverbal communication means the different ways we can communicate with our bodies. Did you know that our bodies can send a message without saying any words?
Empathy is an important skill to show others because it shows we can be good friends. When we show others empathy, we show them we care about them.
We can tell if it is a good time to join a group by observing them. If we watch them and they do not look busy we can go over and join in. Other times it may not be expected.
When we talk to others it is important to stay on topic. This means keeping the conversation on the same subject, or continuing what you were talking about.
Review expected and unexpected behaviors for working in a group!
It is important to ask other people questions. This helps us get to know them better and have in depth conversations.
Staying on topic during a conversation is important. If we switch to a new topic, we can make others confused. Let’s figure out what we could say to stay on topic.
Sort the friendly actions from the not so friendly. Friendly actions are the things we do with friends. Not so friendly actions may make others feel uncomfortable or unhappy.
Figure out solutions to problems by breaking down the steps. 1. Write down who is involved & how they feel 2. Why do they feel that way 3. What would be a positive outcome
Comparing and contrasting are important skills. Have students think about defining features of the item such as color, function, category, etc.
Each sentence has a grammatical mistake.
Think about each place. We change the way we act based on where we are. Some places are okay to run and yell. Others we have to be quiet. Tell your behavior in each place.
We act differently in different places. Sometimes it’s okay to be loud, other times we should be quiet. Match the place with an appropriate behavior to do there.
Use the clues in the sentence to guess what will happen next! This is called inferencing.
Use these steps to solve each problem: identify the problem, tell if it’s big or small, think of three solutions, pick the best one.
Read each sentence and match it to another sentence using the same word. Each sentence uses a DIFFERENT meaning of the same word. Tell the two meanings.
Use this worksheet to accompany any reading passage. After students read or listen to the passage check comprehension by answering these WH questions.
Think about yourself in different environments. At school there are some things we are good at and at home we may be better at something else.
Synonyms are words that mean the same. For example, pretty and beautiful mean the same thing! Match the words on the left side with a word that means the same.
An association is making a connection or thinking about how two things can be linked. For example when you think of the word “dog” you may also think of animal, puppy, or woof.
For each object have students match it to its function. Go even further by asking students to tell descriptive features of objects or what they have in common!
Learning about our feelings can help us in a lot of ways. It can help us have conversations, be better friends, and understand ourselves!
There are many different people we know. Our relationship with each person is different. Some people we are very close to. Others we hardly know.
We can get a lot of information by using our eyes to look for clues. If a person is looking at something, they are usually thinking about it.
We have have different relationships with all of the different people in our lives. Some we talk to all the time. Others we do not know very well. Each relationship is different.
When we hurt other people’s feelings it is important to apologize. Thinking about what to say before we apologize can help. Think about what went wrong and how they are feeling.
Students can work on the helper verbs has and have by deciding when to use them.
Read all of the events and then put them in the correct order from 1-5. Draw a line from the event to the number. Think about what would happen first, second, next, then, and last.
Wondering questions are ones that we make after we listen to another person tell us something about theirself. It’s something we wonder, based on what we have just heard.
Students practice auditory discrimination by listening and sorting the words. They can also practice sound production by saying the words out loud.
Students can work on many different language skills while playing this fun spinner game!
Big problems take a long time to solve, many people are affected, and we may need help to solve them. Small problems only affect a couple people and we can usually solve ourselves.
The beginning of the school year is a great time to get to know everyone around you. You may have new teachers or new students in your class.
Every situation in different and it can be hard to know what to say at different times.
The things we say can impact others. We can use our words to make others feel good or make others feel bad. Talk about how the unkind comments could hurt other people.
It’s important to figure out how someone feels so we know what to say to them. For each situation write how that person may feel.
Read each sentence and decide when to use the pronouns “she” and “her”. Hint- “she” comes at the beginning of a sentence and is used as the subject, while “her” is used later.
Having empathy means you understand how someone else feels AND you do something to show them. This shows that we care about other’s feelings and can be good friends.
Sometimes people say things that have different meanings from what it sounds like. These are called figures of speech.
There are many qualities or skills that are important in friendship. A good rule is to treat others the way we want to be treated. Think about what being a friend means to you.
Read each situation and tell how each person may be feeling. Imagine if it were happening to you. How would you feel? Tell about times when you felt this way.
All of the items below have some things in common or the same and some things about them that are different. Think about how they look, what they are used for, and their category.
Think about how different places we go have different social rules. In the classroom we act totally different than how we act on the playground and that’s okay!
Idioms are common phrases that have a meaning that is different from what it sounds. Match each idiom with the real meaning.
We hear idioms all the time! They are sayings with hidden meanings-they do not mean what they sound like. Match each idiom with its hidden meaning.
Spin the spinner and have a conversation about the topic or question you land on!
Being polite means showing manners. When we are polite people will have good thoughts about us. If we are not they may feel upset or uncomfortable. Tell if each behavior is polite.
The beginning of the year is a time when we may meet new people. There may be new people in our class or we might have new teachers.
When we talk about things we did yesterday, we have to change the form of the verb. For example, “Today I walk to school, yesterday I walked.”
A comment is a statement we make. When someone tells us something we should make a comment back. This keeps the conversation going!
When we have problems, it is best to come up with multiple solutions in case our first idea does not work out.
Use each question as a conversation starter.
Use the worksheet for students to work on naming descriptive features. For each noun have students tell 3 descriptive features.
We can show that we are listening in a lot of different ways. It’s not just our ears that do the listening, we use our face, bodies, and voice! Sort the different behaviors here.
Each situation below tells how a group tries to solve a problem. Not all of the solutions will work for everyone. Some solutions only help one person, not the whole group.
Use the information in each sentence to figure out the meaning of each word. There are clues in every sentence!
Planning before you do an activity is very helpful. Think about all the things you need to cook an apple pie. Sort each item in the categories “Getting Ready” or “Do”.
Trick-or-treating can be so much fun, but it can be difficult to know what is okay or not okay to do! Think about these behaviors and sort them into the following categories.
A consequence is something that happens after something else, because of an action. Read each situation below and tell what would happen as a consequence of the action.
This worksheet targets gliding of initial “W” and “L”. Students practice sound production by saying each word and auditory discrimination by sorting the words after listening.
Before you join a group you should stop and think about it first. They already have a conversation and/or activity going. Look and see if it is a good time for you to join in!
Have fun with this spinner working on the word families of -at, -ad, and -am!
Start the year off right by reviewing expected and unexpected behavior in the classroom!
All of these holiday items have some things in common and some differences. For each pair, tell one thing that is the same and one thing that is different.
This worksheet focuses on what to say in different social situations. Student must fill in the blanks without an answer key.
Idioms are common expressions people say that have a different meaning that what they seem. For example, when we say, “It’s raining cats and dogs”, we mean it is raining heavily.
An idiom is a common expression that means something other than what it sounds like. Tell the actual meaning for each idiom.
Sarcasm is when people say the opposite of what they mean to be funny or make a point.
For each problem, find a solution that could help.
When we have a conversation, we make related comments. These are thoughts about the same topic. If we go off topic, other people may become confused.
Read the different types of figurative language. Match each example to they type and then give their definitions.
Answer all of these WH questions about spring words!
When new people join us, we should make them feel comfortable and welcome. Think of which behaviors would make them feel uncomfortable.
Work on inferencing with this activity! Students will read the description of an object and have to guess what it is.
Get to know your students with this fun spinner. Use with individual sessions or groups.
Think about how friends should treat and act towards each other.
All of the following have two items in the same category. Have your students tell which item does not belong and why to work on naming categories, object function, and describing!
This is a worksheet focusing on the minimal pairs for the “R” sound for students who substitute “W” for “R”.
Work on describing items by telling about what they do! All vocabulary included is school supplies for a back to school theme. Students can match each function to the object.
Have conversations about Thanksgiving traditions by answering these holiday themed questions.
Observing what is going on helps us know what to do and how to act. Read each scenario and tell the best action based on what is happening.
Halloween is a very social holiday. We need to use our social brains to think of what to do in different scenarios.
In order to help us learn new things and improve, we set goals for ourself. Learn all about your speech goals this year.
Salient features are important to learn, understand, and use new words. Salient features include category, place found, description/looks, function, and associations.
A compliment is a comment that makes someone feel good. It is praise that lets them know they did a great job. It is a nice thing to give someone else a compliment.
Idioms have hidden meanings, which are different from what they sound like. Match each idiom to its hidden meaning.
There are many things that can stress us out or make us feel bad throughout our day. If we use strategies for each one we can make ourselves feel better!
Use this worksheet to organize and sequence what you did over the weekend.
Adjectives are describing words. Underline each noun in the sentence and circle the adjective that describes it. Then fill in the blank with your own adjective.
Right now is a really great time to get revved up to say our “R” sounds!
For each word tell two different meanings it can have. Try to use each way in a sentence. Recommended for grades 4 and up.
There are many ways we can keep a conversation going. We can make a comment/add a thought, ask a questions, or give a compliment.
Fill in each sentence with a part of speech from below! Get creative and make the story as silly as possible!
Compromising means everyone in the group ends up happy, not just one person. When we all give up a little or think about the other person we can find a compromise.
Students can use this outline to tell a six second story about their summer. This story include only the important details: Who, What, Where, Why and When!
Work on cause and effect or sequencing with this fun fall themed worksheet.
We act a different way in different situations. There are certain ways we act on holidays such as Thanksgiving.
All of these idioms or common expressions have a meaning that sounds different from the words. Match each beginning and ending to form the phrase. Talk about the meanings as well!
These verbs are different than regular verbs because they change when we use them in the past tense.
Understanding our feelings and the feelings of others is important! It can help us be a good friend and learn about our behavior.
Use these questions to start a conversation about the recent vacation.
Hygiene means the things we do to keep ourselves and others clean and healthy. If we don’t practice good hygiene we can make others uncomfortable.
Use the clues in each sentence to figure out which spatial word will fill in the blank.
Role-play each situation. Make sure to say how each person feels, why that feel that way, and then try to find a solution to the problem. Try to find a positive outcome.
It’s important to think about the people we are playing with. Sort each behavior into things that will make playing fun and things that will make friends feel unhappy.
A social file is a pretend folder we keep in our brains about the people we meet. Ask your partner these questions and you will have more facts for your social file.
Asking others questions is an important skill to know. It can help us show we are interested in others and keep a conversation going!
Students working on using adjectives can brainstorm describing words. For each item think of three words to describe it. Think about color, shape, size, or what it does.
We use our question words to ask questions. Each word asks a question about a different thing. We call them “WH” because they usually start with those letters!
Match each comment or question with an on topic answer. When we talk to others it is important to keep our answers on topic. If we did not they could feel confused.
Use this worksheet to work on irregular past tense verbs. For each sentence, change “today” to “last year” to make the past tense.
Use each question to start a conversation about summer time. You can continue the conversation by adding a comment or asking a question.
Students can work on generating items in categories by coming up with items for each one!
To make one-syllable words that end in consonant + vowel + consonant past tense we double the consonant and add ED. For example prefer becomes preferred.
We may not understand people if we take what they say literally. It often has another meaning that we need to figure out.
Students will rearrange each scrambled up sentence! Clues: focus on the capitol letter as well as the subject and action of the sentence. Rewrite each sentence on the line below.
There are helpful ways to start a conversation and ways that would not be helpful to start a conversation. Sort each below.
Jealousy is when we feel upset because we want something that someone else has. It is hard to feel this way but we should not make others feel bad.
Compliments are a great way to connect with others, make friends, or just make people feel good. You can also use them to start or keep a conversation going.
Sort each behavior under “Do” or “Do Not”. Think about safety rules when using social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, & more!
Spin the wheel and select an item to sequence. Cut out the three events from the bottom of the page and use to put in order.
We can tell how others are feeling based on the way they look. Their body language is made up by their facial expression, body posture, and how they act.
There are boring moments every day. We all have to be able to handle them. Sort which behaviors are okay to do or not okay when you are bored in the classroom or in a conversation.
Figuring out what to talk about can be hard. People like to talk about different topics, not just the same ones all the time. Everyone also has different interests.
Read each sentence and use the clues to figure out each vocabulary word’s meaning.
There are many words that are important to know when you get a job! These words will be helpful when filling out an application or talking to a manager.
Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings! Read each sentence and pick one word to fill in the blank.
Read each sentence and decide when to use the pronouns “he” and “his”. Hint- “he” comes at the beginning of a sentence and is used as the subject, while “his” is used later.
For each small story tell what the main idea is. The main idea should be one sentence telling what the passage was all about. Think of the most important thing that happened!
Students can work on the skills of explaining by answering these “how” questions or work on sequencing by telling the steps. Focus on the words first, next, and last.
Students can work on telling the function of each object below. Some may benefit from picture cues, so if possible print out pictures to use along with this worksheet!
To help us have conversations we make comments and questions. A comment is a statement about something such as “I like that”. This is how we keep conversations going!
Students will sort the categories of transportation and occupation words.
Each sentence has a grammatical mistake.
Think about the progress you have made this year and what you would like to accomplish in the next year.
Adverbs are words that tell about verbs or adjectives. They answer questions such as how, when, where, and why. Use the following adverbs in a sentence.
Students work on categorizing words to help with vocabulary development. Once they can categorize they start to understand salient features of words.
Sort each word into its category, either tools or instruments. Then describe the word and use it in a sentence.
Work on describing and making associations in this worksheet! Find two objects that are alike and tell what they have in common.
Work on vocabulary and categories by selecting which word does NOT belong.
Antonyms are words that mean the opposite. For example, hot and cold are antonyms. Match the word on the left side with a word that means the opposite.
Take each word and figure out what the plural form will be. Then decide if it is a regular plural that you simply add an “s'” to the end or if it is special and changes the word.
Use your inference skills to determine what each person is doing.
Personal space is the bubble of space around us that everyone needs.
Prepositions tell us more about the people or objects in our sentences. Sort each word based on if it tells a location (where) OR if it tells a time (when).
We talk about different topics with different people. We might talk to our friends about video games but we talk about different things with adults. Think about their interests!
Students who struggle with verbs can work on this skill by reading each sentence and selecting “is” or “are” as the helping verb. Focus on the number of the subject!
Synonyms mean the same. For example cold and chilly are synonyms. Match the word on the left with a word that means the same. Then pick 5 words and think of an item they describe.
Decide when you hear the “K” sound. Does it come at the beginning or end of the word?
Antonyms mean the exact opposite. For example, up and down. Match the word on the left with a word that means the opposite. Then pick 5 words and think of an object they describe.
We can form longer sentences by using commas or conjunctions. Conjunctions are words that help us connect or join two parts of a sentence such as “and”, “but” and “or”.
Sort which words mean the same as “thankful” and which words mean the opposite.
Use fun fall vocabulary to work on answering WH questions!
Answer the following questions about summer time. Use them to start conversations or ask more related questions.
Have students match each word with a word that rhymes.
Wally wants to walk to the window. Once he opens it he says “Wow” by moving his lips to the center (like saying oooo) then opening them.
Kate’s Kitten Kirk keeps kicking Kourtney’s cat.
Use this matching worksheet to work on common vocabulary for elementary students! Use each word in a sentence after matching it to its meaning.
These items have things in common and have differences. For each pair tell one thing that is similar and one thing that is different.
If a word ends in a consonant and a Y, the rule to make it plural is: Drop the y and add “ies”. For example the word flurry becomes flurries. Make each singular noun plural.
Adjectives are words that describe people, places, or things. They give more information about them such as size, shape, or color! Use each given adjective in a sentence!
Students will figure out which words rhyme with this sorting activity! Rhyming is an important part of learning phonemic awareness and prepares kids to learn language & reading.
There are big differences between tattling on someone and when it is an important time to tell an adult. Sort the items into the telling category or tattling.
Role-play each situation. Make sure to say how each person feels, why that feel that way, and then try to find a solution to the problem. Try to find a positive outcome.
Brainy Bobby bought beautiful bottles to bring to Beth’s brother!
To make words that end in “Y” in the past tense, we change the “y” to “” and add “ed”. For example fry becomes fried. There may be exceptions to the rules so watch out!
Work on seasonal vocabulary by having students sort words into each category.
Match each item to the list of items in the category it belongs!
Grumpy George gave Gus gross grape gum.
Frolicking Franny found fifteen fancy fields Friday.
Students can work on everyday vocabulary by sorting items found at home and school. Go even further by talking about the function of each one and comparing/contrasting!
Work on answering “how” questions with this Halloween themed worksheet! Think about the first, middle, and last steps when answering these questions.
To make words that end in “E” in the past tense, we drop the “e” and add “ed”. For example smile becomes smiled.
Students can work on seasonal vocabulary by sorting these spring and summer words!
Find which two items go together. They will have things that are similar and different about them. Match them and tell 2 things that are similar and 2 things that are different.
Decide when you hear the “F” sound. Does it come at the beginning or end of the word?
Sometimes people ask us to do things we do not want to do. Friends should not make you feel uncomfortable When a group asks you to do something many times, it is called pressure.
Think about all of the conversation skills you have learned.
The cause is the reason something happened. This comes first. The effect is what happened because of the first event. Match each case to the effect.
Think of 1 thing that is the same and 1 thing that is different about all of these spooky objects!
We go to different places in our community for different purposes. Think about what each place is for and what you would say to them if you called them.
Think about yourself in different environments. At school there are some things we are good at and there are some things that are harder. Everywhere we go is different!
Use this guide to answer WH questions. What- a thing, Who- a person, Where- a place, When- a time, Why- a reason.
Have students match each noun in the sentence with the correct pronoun that would replace it.
Tricky Tina told Trisha to take ten wrong turns.
Dapper Daniel dug deep ditches during daily drills.