What is a good friend?
Good or Not Good?
True or False
Making Friends
Role Play
100

Name two qualities that make a good friend.

E.g.

Kind, trustworthy, listens to me, honest, respectful

100

Speaks to you with kindness and respect

Good friend


100

You should only be friends with someone who gives you things

FALSE

100

When is something you can do when you meet someone for the first time (*clue* it's on your face!)

Smile :)

100

What should you say when you first meet someone? (Act it out)

Say, "Hello my name is... What is your name?" and shake their hand

200

What is this an example of:

"Oh I have a way better phone than you do, and my clothes are better than yours!"

Is this something a good friend would do?

No, this is Showing off/bragging

200

Is mean to you when they are around certain people

Not a good friend

200

True or False: treat others how you would like to be treated.

True

200

When you've just met someone, should you speak about things that you are interested in?

Yes, if you find out it's something you are both interested in. Common interests are a great conversation starter!

200

Act out a way to start a conversation

"I noticed you read a lot of books. Which ones are your favorite?

300

Can your best friend have other friends?

Yes, of course!

300

Breaks promises.

Not a good friend

300

True or False: you should be friends with people who take risks and make you feel unsafe

FALSE


300

What is something you can do if you are very shy and find it difficult to talk to new people?

Practice what you are going to say

Ask an adult for some help

300

What should you do if you see someone sitting alone?

(ACT OUT)Ask them if they would like to hang out or go sit with them.

400

What do you do/say if your friend says they are upset/sad?

Try to make them feel better by listening and asking questions

400

Talks to you calmly when the two of you disagree

A good friend

400

True or False: A good friend should ALWAYS agree with what I say

FALSE

400

What is a good thing you can talk to other people about?

Something you both are interested in

400

Your friend didn't invite you to the movies but invited another friend and it hurt your feelings. How can you respond?

(ACT OUT) You don't get mad and say, "That hurt my feelings"

500

Joshua and Maurice are best friends. A new boy, named Charles, joins their school, they show him around the school and hang out with him. He becomes their friend. After a few weeks, Joshua and Charles arrive at school together and completely ignore Maurice. Maurice is confused and finds out from other kids that Charles had Joshua over to his house for a sleepover, but Maurice wasn't invited.

How would this make Maurice feels? Do you think they are good friends to Maurice? What should Maurice do?  

Feelings - Maurice will feel left out by Joshua and Charles. He may feel confused because he and Joshua were best friends, and now he is not invited to do things with him. He will also feel upset because of this.

They are not being good friends. 

What could Maurice do? He could (all student answers are acceptable) 

500

Tells you who you can or can't have as a friend

Not a good friend

500

True or False: A good friend is someone who gives you a chance to decide what to do together.

What is TRUE

500

You are a new student at Tesla. What could you do to make friends with some of your peers?

Smile

Be friendly

Talk to other people (and more examples)

500

What do you do if you see someone always being unkind to someone else?

Act out telling a person in authority.

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