Social skills include the interpersonal skills and social knowledge that help all learners be successful. They can range from using proper greetings and small talk to being able to effectively manage emotions. Consider some of the resources below to get started teaching social skills right away.
Resources for Older Learners:
A pack of 100 unique tasks cards to target basic interactions, conversations, empathy, relationships, and conflict resolution skills. Just print and discuss!
Four complete units focused on social skill instruction for middle and high school learners. Units include basic interactions, managing emotions, empathy, and communication skills.
Task cards filled with social scenarios to work on problem-solving skills for young adults. These include situations at home, with friends, in classes, in the hallway, and online.
A huge compilation of social skills activities and lessons for middle and high school learners. Resources include lessons, task cards, social scripts, and more.
Social skills visuals to teach, practice, and encourage positive social skills for kids and young adults. Post as visuals around the classroom or create a bulletin board.
Practice social inferencing with 30 unique photos and situations. Learners will review a real-life photo and use perspective-taking skills to infer what is happening.
A complete unit to teach young adults how to effectively manage emotions. These lessons cover understanding emotions, expressing yourself, adapting to change, coping strategies, and more.
A complete unit to teach young adults how to perspective-taking and develop empathy. These lessons cover accepting different perspectives, understanding social cues, developing empathy, and more.