What Is...
Coping Skills
What Would You Do?
True/False
All About You
100

What is empathy?

the ability to understand the feelings of others

100

What are coping skills?

The skills that help someone calm down when they are having a big feeling

100

You were having trouble paying attention when your teacher explained what to do for a social studies project. Now everyone is getting started, and you don’t know what you’re supposed to do! The best thing to do is to:

100

You can't control your emotions, but you can control your behavior and reactions

True!

100

Name your hobbies/interests

200

What is anxiety?

feeling tense, nervous, or unable to relax

200

Name a situation at school that would cause a big feeling and the coping skills that you would use to help you

200

You are learning how to make folded paper birds in art class. Everyone seems to be able to do it but you! Every time you try, you get it wrong. You feel like ripping the whole thing up and throwing it on the floor! You are really frustrated. What can you do to calm down?

Take a deep breath, ask the teacher for help, ask if you can go for a walk

200

You feel strong emotions only in your brain

False

200

Name one place where you feel calm/safe

300

What part of your brain controls your emotions?

Amygdala

300

What positive self- talk can you use to calm down?

It's going to be fine, you got this, you have nothing to worry about

300

Christina wants to ask for help but she is worried that her question is silly and she doesn't want to ask it in front of the whole class, what should she do?

300
It is good to know many different coping skills

True!

300

Name two of your positive qualities

400

What part of the brain controls your thoughts?

Cortex

400

Why is it important to know many different coping skills?

400

You are taking a test. You still have two more questions to go, but you only have a little more time. You are starting to feel anxious. What should you do to calm down?

400

Pretending not to care or avoiding the problem are healthy coping skills

False

400

Name two things you have done recently that you are proud of

500

Why do people sometimes act without thinking?

The amygdala (emotions) responds very quickly to situations and the cortex (thinking) needs time to process the situation. 

500
Why is it hard to remember to use coping skills when you are upset?
500

Edward has a big project that he has not started and it is due in two days, he wants to rush through it and hand it in even though it is sloppy and incorrect, is that a good idea? What can he do instead?

500

Coping skills are like a habit, they take time and you need to do them frequently for them to work

True

500

What are your long-term goals?

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