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Spotlight on Social Skills – Adolescent

6-Book Set or 6-Book Set on CD-ROM

by By Carolyn LoGiudice and Paul F. Johnson - Grades 6 to Adult /Ages 12 to Adult

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Increase students’ success in social communication with instruction that systematically targets specific skills and uses a variety of learning methods. Spotlight on Social Skills – Adolescent helps students learn appropriate social communication during social interactions, detect and interpret others' perspectives correctly, and boost their self-esteem by learning how to control social interactions.
Activities in this 6-book set teach explicit aspects of social skills in everyday contexts using these strategies:
  • Explicit instruction
  • Modeling
  • Observation
  • Discussion
  • Role-playing
  • Guided practice
Graphic organizers and interesting photos fill the activity pages! The lessons give students clear and specific directions that help them learn to navigate their often-confusing social world. Present the lessons to individuals or small groups of students. Each 40-page book includes a pretest and posttest as well as answer keys for the various activities. 240 pages (8 ½" x 11").
The 6-book set of Spotlight on Social Skills – Adolescent includes these titles:
Practice the art of good conversation by taking turns speaking and listening, responding to conversation openers, handling shifts in topics, requesting clarification and repairing communication errors, and more.
Explore how emotion affects responses and how to respond appropriately to others' emotional states. Learn how to handle bullies and use self-control in emotionally charged situations as well as consider hidden factors for a behavior.
Getting Along
Learn essential skills such as identifying others' moods, using kind words, asking appropriate questions, giving and receiving criticism, and more.
Interpersonal Negotiation
Improve conflict management by identifying the other party's perspective or a mutual perspective, discussing the problem and listening to the other party, finding mutually beneficial solutions, and accepting outcomes graciously.
Making Social Inferences
Presents a wide variety of contexts for practice in making accurate inferences and responding appropriately with activities like using information from body language and asking appropriate questions, exploring social expectations, making appropriate social comments, understanding indirect requests, judging intentions, and more.
Nonverbal Language
Become a keen observer of nonverbal language and understand the meaning of personal space, posture, facial expression, tone of voice, and emotions. Learn to identify and use active listening.
Spotlight on Social Skills – Adolescent is also available for purchase on a printable CD-ROM.
The CD-ROM is not an interactive program.
LS1842 -  Spotlight on Social Skills – Adolescent 6-Book Set Only $104.95 
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