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78 resources with the keyterm communication skills

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Non-Verbal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Many developmentally disabled learners struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson plan contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking...
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Resolving a Cross-Cultural Misunderstanding

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the concept of cross-cultural misunderstandings. In this communication lesson, students read a scenario involving communication misunderstandings and discuss cultural perspectives.
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Home Living / Daily Living: Safety Terms

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Being able to recognize safety signs in your environment is a great start to staying safe. Kids with severe to moderate disabilities work to recognize and identify safety terms and signs. They use flashcards and decreasing prompts to...
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Communication Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Does your class need to talk about communication skills? Then use this presentation to go through the key components of communication. It's not all about talking, but also about listening. Of course, there is room for expanded...
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"Meet and Greet"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners demonstrate communication skills in speaking and listening by introducing another student to the class. Working in pairs, classmates interview each other. During the 10-minute sessions, they listen, take notes on an index card,...
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Listening and Speaking Strategies

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Everyone needs help being a good listener! Play a round of "Have You Ever?" with your youngsters, letting them walk around the room and find others who have or haven't done things on your self-created sheet. This game can get really...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Day 5: Communication

For Teachers 9th - 10th
How does one have a discussion with a partner about a sexually transmitted disease? This is probably not a conversation that happens to be in everyone's repertoire. This instructional activity presents some role-playing scenarios that...
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Safer Sex - Lesson 1

For Teachers 7th - 10th
  High schoolers investigate the practices related to safer sex and define what it means in our society today. Guiding questions are used to facilitate classroom discussion. The goal is for high schoolers to define and identify the...
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Cell Phone Usage When Lost

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Getting lost can be scary for anybody. Hone communication skills necessary when attempting to ask for help in a scary situation. Learners with special needs discuss how to know they're lost and how to use a cell phone to call for help....
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Learning to Be: Being a Team Player

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students take a closer look at their communication skills. In this listening skills lesson, students complete a listening activity based on African society and then consider how generalizations are used when comparing items as they...
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Press Conference on Hurricane Georges

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students experience Hurricane Georges. In this Peace Corps lesson, students examine the devastation of Hurricane Georges by acting as a Dominican Republic citizen being interviewed by an international television network. Students...
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A Guide to Getting Along: Listening

For Teachers K - 3rd
Here is an effective way to have your charges practice and model important listening skills. After a short review of effective active listening concepts, such as using body language, summarizing what the other person said, and asking...
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Tricks of the Trade

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Examine the reality of political images and videos in the 21st century. In this media awareness lesson, pupils watch video segments and discuss the altered reality of images and videos. They then create their own commercials that have...
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Working in a Team

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learning how to interact and work cooperatively in a team is an essential skill, both in school and the world beyond the classroom. Pupils use a self-check, group skills worksheet to evaluate their behavior in a recent group situation,...
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Mobile Phones

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Why do we use phones? How does our language change on the phone? Learners practice phone conversations with the dialogues provided. They practice written phone dialogues with a partner, and create and perform phone conversations to...
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Paws in Jobland: An Interview With...

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers listen and watch television or radio interviews in order to learn interviewing skills. They work in pairs, and "interview" their partner to find out about his/her life, job, and any interesting personal facts. Peers...
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Drumming For Exercise

For Teachers Pre-K - K
To keep her wings healthy and strong, Abby Caddaby does wing exercises. She and Elmo need to figure out how to get along. Abby can't keep count as she exercises when Elmo plays his drum loudly. They find out that if they cooperate Elmo...
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Four Foot Feat - Grandparent Template (long essay version)

For Students 9th
Develop communication skills and teach writing strategies with this essay template. Based on Maya Angelou's "Four Foot Feet" prose essay, this project asks writers to interview their family and then compose a prose essay about their...
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Interviews with the American People "Days of Infamy"

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students compare and contrast statements made by people in "Man on the Streets." They are interviewing them on the current war in Iraq and how they felt on Sept. 11th. These interviews are tape recorded. To see what kinds of questions to...
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Communication

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Using a unique approach, learners practice communication skills. Placed in groups of two, one person creates a structure using Legos or Knex, and then gives his/her partner instructions for creating a duplicate without allowing them to...
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Recruiting Help to Attain Personal Goals

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
At one time or another, people with physical disabilities may require the assistance of others in the community. Here, they engage in one-on-one role-playing sessions to practice recruiting assistance in the community. They practice...
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Communication Skills

For Students 7th - 10th
Use this worksheet as a pre-assessment to find out what your learners know about communication skills. Or, use it for taking notes while discussing communication. There is plenty of space to write about communication styles,...
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You Know, Jack

For Students 3rd - 6th
Increase communication skills, especially among your ESL population, with this activity. Get children up and out of their seats asking clarifying questions about their hypothetical friend "Jack." A chart categorizes questions into "last...
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Communication Skills: Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore communication techniques by participating in speech role-playing activities. In this conflict resolution lesson, students identify the keys to being a good communicator such as listening, eye contact, and the tone of...