Coping Skills
Emotions
Conversations
Friendship
MISC
100

Name 2 coping skills/relaxation techniques 

deep breath, count to 10, nap, hug a pillow, do something else, music, make a fist and release, write in a journal or anything else mentioned in class. 

100

What color is Angry on the Emotions Thermometer?

Red

100

What is one good conversation skill to use?

Eye contact, reciprocal communication, listening, orienting towards the speaker, not talking when they're talking, not interrupting, and many more. 

100

How do I find out a new friend's name? 

Ask them! "What's your name?"

100

Name 2 rules when playing games with your friends. 

Take turns, follow the rules, good sportsmanship language, stay seated, and any more.

200

Show us/act out one coping skill/relaxation technique

Any

200

Is it okay to be angry?

Is it okay to be mean?

Yes

No

200

What is an appropriate voice volume to use in a classroom? 

Inside Voice

200

What is one good quality of a friend? 

Honest, similar interests, nice, caring, funny, respect each other, spend time together, give space, don't put each other down, loyal and many more. 

200

What do you say to your friends at the end of a game?

Good game, good job, thanks for playing, and any more. 

300

What do coping skills mean?

A way a person calms themselves down, usually in a stressful or emotional situation. 

300

Give an example of when someone might feel sad or frustrated? 

Any acceptable answers. 

300

Instead of interrupting my teacher, what can I do to show that I need to ask a question? 

Raise my hand AND wait patiently. Maybe go onto the next activity or question until they are free.

300

Would someone want to be my friend if I laugh at them when they get a question wrong? Why not?

No. I'm being mean, rude, and a bad friend. It makes my friend feel dumb and embarasses them in front of others. They won't answer any more questions if I respond like this.

300

Who is the coolest teacher you have?

Mrs Milligan

400

When do people usually use coping skills? 

When they are upset or angry. 

400

What are the 5 main emotions we often feel? 

Happy, OK, Sad, Frustrated, Angry

400

Friendship = Compromise

What does that mean? What if I wanted to go to the beach and you wanted to stay home and play video games?

A compromise is the settlement of an argument where each side agrees to accept less than they originally wanted to be a good friend

400

Should I lie for a friend if they ask me? 

No! Lying is never ok. It is also not safe. 

400

How many friends does Midda Walsh have?

Kazillions

500

Give a specific example when you would need coping skills.

During times of loss, when things are bad at school/home, when you feel overwhelmed with stress, when you're feeling sick.

500

Should we try to suppress our emotions? Put them in a box, ignore them. Aren't they just over-reactions to a situation? Tell me why/why not.

We should not try to suppress or hide them away. They will probably come up stronger and harder to deal with. Best to be aware of how I'm feeling, acknowledge this and allow space. They will come in and out of my world like 'clouds in the sky'.

500

What does it mean to be an active listener? Give an example.

Listening with a positive, engaged response. Acknowledging that you're listening by direct eye movement, paraphrasing, nodding the head, not judging or trying to fix the problem.

500

What does it mean to show empathy? Give me an example when someone is rude and a bit aggressive to you.

Put yourself in the other person's shoes. Trying to understand how the other person is feeling. If you were feeling upset, what would make you feel better.

500

Who is the best rugby league team in the whole wide world? For a bonus 500 points, which country is the best country in the whole wide world?

Bulldogs and Ireland. Yeah boi.

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