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  • Being the Bigger Person

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=6978
    Madison takes the iPad away from Haley, even though it was Haley’s turn to use it. This makes Haley feel so upset she wants to get back at Madison. Watch as she learns that it’s better in the long run to be the bigger person, and we s...

  • Paying Attention in Class

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=6980
    Haley is having a hard time paying attention during her lesson. She’s moving her body all around and can’t focus her mind. This makes her and others around her feel distracted. When she calms her mind and body, she’s able to follow al...

  • When to Use Slang

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=6977
    There are certain times when we speak more formally and other times when we can be more informal and use slang words. When Zach uses slang in the wrong time and place, talking to his teacher, he feels embarrassed. He learns that it’s ...

  • Fork in the Road - Conversation Skills - Advanced

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    In this activity your students are asked to guess what will happen down each social fork. They’re given a choice between two behaviors and have to pick which one will have the better outcome. This activity focuses on more advanced con...

  • Read the Room - Changing Behavior

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=6212
    When we Read the Room, we look at what's happening, to try to figure out how we should act. We stop, think about the situation, and try to observe what is going on. In this Activity, we'll watch 3 students Read the Room to try and fig...

  • Staring at People

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    Staring at people can make them feel uncomfortable. Staring is different than making eye contact, because it lasts longer. In this video, Justin stares at girls in his school. He learns how that can make them feel uncomfortable.

  • Following Classroom Discussions

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=6210
    During a lesson, Jack just wants to think about his favorite TV show. He doesn't follow along with the discussion, so when the teacher calls on him, he doesn't know what to say. When he tries again, he follows along in his head, and s...

  • Reading People's Mood

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=6208
    Rachel keeps asking Justin about his karate tournament. Justin is giving Rachel signs that he doesn't want to talk about it - his voice is low, his shoulders are slumped, and he's looking at the ground. Rachel doesn't pick up on these...

  • Including Everyone

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5846
    When we're playing with a group we might want to take all the turns, because it's fun. But when we're playing, we should include the entire group so everyone has fun.

  • Making Eye Contact II

    Companion Worksheet -https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5847
    When we talk to someone, we should make eye contact with them so they don't get confused. That way they'll know we're talking to them and we're interested in what they have to say.

  • Disagreeing With an Adult

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5845
    We all have different opinions. When we disagree with someone, we can express our opinion in an direct or indirect way. When we directly disagree with someone, we say exactly what we're thinking - we might even tell the other person t...

  • Emotion ID I

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5844
    In this game, we try to figure out how each of our characters is feeling. We go through three steps each time: How was their voice sounding? How did their face look? What message did their words send? See if you can get them all right!

  • Covering when you Sneeze

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5582
    When Madison has to sneeze, she uses her hands, then goes back to using the iPad. Jack wanted to use the iPad, but now doesn't feel like it. When she tries again, she uses her elbow to cover to nose and mouth, and then washes her hand...

  • Staying on Topic

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5583
    Jack and Haley are talking about a party they are going to, when Haley has a thought about her brother's dog. She wants to talk about that, but Jack is confused, because they were talking about the party. Haley learns that to stay on ...

  • Correcting a Teacher

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5584
    Rachel realizes the teacher made a mistake when she was talking about the date for a quiz, and tells the teacher that she was wrong. She disrupts the class and makes the teacher upset. When she tries again, she is able to indirectly t...

  • Talking Over People

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5585
    Madison is so excited about the science museum, she keeps talking over Haley, who gets upset. Madison learns about the conversation stoplight - it's red when the other person is talking, and turns green when they are done.

  • Two Sides - Think About Others

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5586
    In each scene, our characters are either Thinking About the People Around Them, or Not Thinking About the People Around Them. Which behaviors show other people that you are thinking of them?

  • Asking Obvious Questions

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5371
    Asking a question during a conversation is a great way to keep it going, but if we ask really obvious questions, it might make others confused or annoyed. We should think about what we know about the person and the topic.

  • Oversharing

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5373
    Oversharing means we tell someone too many details about something they don't need to know about. We should think about our relationship with that person, and if we are close enough to tell them the information, or if it is something ...

  • Uncomfortable Comments

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5374
    When we see someone we like, we might want to tell them we think they are attractive, or get them to talk to us. We need to be careful about what we say, and how we say it. We don't want to make others feel uncomfortable.

  • Background Brief II

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5378
    When we tell someone a story, we need to give them all the background information to make sure they know what we're talking about. In this Activity, we'll watch 3 different stories and try to figure out what background information is ...

  • Coming Back from Vacation

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5372
    Coming back from vacation is hard, but we still have to do our work and be a good student.

  • Two Sides - Think It or Say It II

    Companion Worksheet - https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5377
    In each scene, our characters say something to their classmates. Is it something they should think or say? That's up to you to decide!

  • Repair The Conversation - Body Language

    Companion Worksheet -https://everydayspeech.com/?wpdmdl=5248
    In Repair the Conversation, we figure out when a conversation has gone off the tracks and how we can get it back on track. In this video, Madison doesn't notice Connor's Tone of Voice and Body Language, and continues talking anyway.