UNIT 2 SECOND STEPS BY TAMMI WALKER Lesson 8 Subject: Social Skills/Social Studies Topic: Similarities and Differences Core Content: SS-EP-2.1.1 (we are all alike in some ways and different in some ways)
LESSON CONCEPTS People can have different feelings about the same situation It is okay for people to have different feelings about the same thing
WILT: WHEN I LEARN THIS… I can compare physical and emotional similarities and differences between two children. I can demonstrate that people can have different feelings about the same situation.
Rule 1- When Simon says do the same thing as I do, do the same thing. Rule 2- When Simon says to do something different than I do, do something different. FIRST LET’S WARM UP WITH SIMON SAYS There are 2 rules Do the same thing as I do
Show the same feeling on your face as mine. SIMON SAYS… Show a different feeling on your face than mine.
SIT DOWN-QUESTIONS What skills have helped you be successful in the game?
YOU HAVE BEEN LEARNING ABOUT CLUES THAT CAN HELP YOU KNOW HOW SOMEONE MIGHT BE FEELING. Who remembers one of the clues?
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ANSWERS Face and Body are the answers. Tap your head if you had the same idea.
MUSIC TIME Now let’s listen and sing along to the chorus of “The Feelings Song”
What things are the same about Sally and Louisha? What things are different? LOUISHA? QUESTIONS
Sometimes people have the same feelings, and sometimes they have different feelings. Some things about Sally and Louisha are the same, and some are different.
How does Louisha feel? What clues help you know how Louisha feels? THINK ABOUT THE CLUES How does Sally feel? What clues tell you how Sally feels?
THINK Did the other children in the video feel the same way as Sally or Louisha? Thumbs up if it’s okay for the girls to feel different feelings about the same situation. Everyone can have his or her own way of feeling about something.
SUM IT UP Sometimes people have the same feelings as you do. But sometimes they have different feelings about the same thing. I’m confused I’m so happy!
SHOW HOW YOU WOULD REACT TO EACH SCENARIO holding a frog holding a pet iguana singing at a school assembly swimming in deep water staying inside for recess
WRAP UP From each scenario you should see that sometimes people can have the same or different feelings about the same situation. Wiggle your finger if it is okay for people to have different feelings about the same thing.
Sample video of Simon says…Simon says… http://cfc.secondstep.org/Videos/K5Videos/BrainBuilderLibrary/G rade1BBVideos.aspx