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.
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.
We talk to different people in different ways. We use certain words or phrases with adults and less formal ones with our friends. Think about how to respond to each person.
Write a Y for Yes, or a N for No
It is important to comment or ask a question as part of turn taking in a conversation.
Determine the size of the Problem
Use each question as a conversation starter.
Decide if the situation is a problem you need to solve or it just needs to be ignored.
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.
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.
Read each problem and the three solutions across from it. Select the best solution. Think about what could happen after each choice. Would the problem be fixed?
If something is happening that you don’t agree with, you need to be able to speak up. If you need something that you currently are not getting, you need to be able to speak up.
Sometimes we get really upset and act without thinking. This is called being “impulsive.” Read each situation and write down how you could respond with self control.
Think about how you treat others and how you like to be treated. Read each behavior below and sort it based on how it would make others feel.
To keep a conversation going, we can either make a comment or ask a question. Whatever you pick, make sure it relates to the topic!
What does the body language indicate?
Friendship boundaries are guidelines and rules that will help you create healthy and lasting relationships with your peers.