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True or False
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100
In one minute, sketch something that can stress you out sometimes.
Points awarded if able to identify and draw a stressful situation.
100
Imagine you are having a tough day. What coping skill would help you feel better? - Listening to music - Exercising - Journaling (writing) - Using the sand box - Deep breathing - Talking to an adult - Yoga - Taking a break
Any answer
100
Pretend you are onstage performing your favorite song. Act it out by singing or humming that song out loud. - Appropriate song for school - Use an indoor voice
Chose an appropriate song and used an expected voice level.
100
Yelling at others and using disrespectful words is a good way to cope with stress?
False
100
List in order what stresses you out most about school with 5 being the least stressed and 1 being the most stressed. - Taking tests - Not understanding the material... Yet - Sitting still in your seat - Homework - Presenting in front of the class
Any order is fine.
200
In one minute, draw a peaceful place you can visualize and think about the next time you are feeling stressed.
Points awarded if able to draw a peaceful place.
200
Imagine your friend told you he/she is stressed out because of something that is happening at home. What are three helpful coping strategies you could suggest to your friend to try?
Deep breathing Yoga Exercise Talking to someone Coloring Word search
200
From the list, choice the positive coping skill and it act it out in an expected way. - Yell at someone - Take 3 deep breathes - Stomp your feet 5 times
Points awarded if acted out in an expected way.
200
It is better to ignore your feelings and pretend they are not there.
False
200
List in order what stresses you out the most about peer relationships, with 5 being the least stressed and 1 being the most stressed. - Making new friends - Fighting with friends - Not fitting in with peers - Bullying - Peer pressure
Any order is acceptable
300
In one minute, draw something you can do to make yourself feel better if you are stressed.
Points awarded if able to draw a coping skill.
300
Imagine your were worried or stressed about something. You noticed it was impacting your ability to focus in school and sleep at night. Name three adults you could talk to.
Teachers Mother Father Grandparents
300
What is your favorite exercise to help you cope with stress and uncomfortable feelings? Act out an exercise you can do in a classroom to help you cope with your feelings.
Points awarded if acted out in an expected way.
300
When you are feeling stressed out, talking to a trusted adult is a coping strategy.
True
300
List in order what stresses you out the most about family, with 5 being the least stressed and 1 being the most stressed. - Not having enough money - Parents fighting - Problems with siblings - Not spending enough time together - Death of a loved one (include pets)
Any order is acceptable.
400
In one minute, draw yourself in a calm emotional state using a coping skill.
Points awarded if able to draw themselves calm and using a coping skill.
400
Imagine you were asked to teach a class called "Learn to Relax". What strategy would you teach?
Yoga Deep breathing Sensory
400
Name a coping strategy to help you manage your emotions or stress. Act out this strategy.
Points awarded if acted out in an expected way.
400
Exercising releases "feel good" chemicals in our bodies that can improve our mood. When we feel better, we often make better choices about how to cope with stressful situations.
True
400
Define coping skill.
Something you can do to make yourself feel better when you are not in the green zone.
500
In two minutes, draw three things you are thankful for that you can remember when you are feeling stressed out.
Points awarded if able to draw three things.
500
Imagine someone said something mean and unkind to you. You started to feel bad about yourself. What are three positive things you could say to yourself to help you feel better?
Any positive statement about self.
500
In one minute, act out three coping strategies from the list provided. If the class can guess the strategies you are acting out, you will win the points.
Points awarded if acted out in an expected way and class guesses correct strategies.
500
Stress can effect how you feel, act, and think.
True
500
Name the top three things that help you get cope with a tough, stressful day.
Any positive coping skill.
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