Good Friendship
Conversation Skills
Coping Skills
Say It/Think It
100

True or False: Friends care about each other.

True. Friends care about each other.

100

True or False: Good conversation skills are listening attentively, waiting to speak, and using kind words.

True. Good conversation skills are listening attentively, waiting to speak, and using kind words.

100

True or False: I can take some deep breaths if I am feeling anxious.

True. Deep breathing is a great coping strategy.

100

Say It or Think It: Your breath smells gross.

Think It. It is not kind to tell someone that their breath smells gross.

200

True or False: I cannot stay friends with someone that I had a disagreement with. 

False. I can stay friends with someone that I had a disagreement with. Just because you disagree with someone, does not necessarily mean you cannot be friends with the person. Disagreements happen.

200

True or False: When a teacher is talking, I should focus on what they are saying.

True. When a teacher is talking, I should focus on what they are saying. 

200

True or False: I have to keep my problems to myself and not ask for help.

False. It is okay to ask for help.
200

Say It or Think It: Could you give me some time alone please?

Say It. It is okay to politely ask for some time alone.

300

True or False: A good friend brags when she wins a game.

False. A good friend says "good game"/does not brag when she wins a game.

300

True or False: It is okay to think about what game you want to play at recess when the teacher is talking.

False. It is important to let go of your own thoughts when someone else, including a teacher, is talking. If you are thinking about what game you want to play at recess, you might miss important information.

300

True or False: I can ask my teacher for a break if I am upset.

True. You can take a break when you feel upset.

300

Say It or Think It: I don't like the way you talk.

Think It. If you do not like the way someone is talking to you, you can say "it makes me feel upset when you speak to me like that". 

400

What makes you a good friend?

Answers will vary. Some examples: saying kind words, sharing, asking others to play, listening.

400

Why is it important to have good conversation skills?

Answers will vary. Some examples: to be a good friend, to be a good listener, to show the person you care about what they are saying.

400

Name 2 people you trust to talk to when you are having a difficult time.

Answers will vary.

400

Say It or Think It: You have a really unique style!

Say It. Being unique is a good thing.

500

One of your friends is upset with you because you are not playing the game that they want to play. What would you do in this situation?

Answers will vary. An example: I would compromise by asking if we can play the game I want to play for a little bit, and then, we would play the game that my friend wanted to play. 

500

You do not understand something in math. What do you do?

Answers will vary. Example: Ask the teacher politely for help.

500

Each team mate must name a personal strength (one personal strength for each team mate).

Answers will vary.

500

Say It or Think It: I don't really enjoy playing this game.

Say It. It is okay to say you do not enjoy something as long as you are using kind words.

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