Boris tries to befriend the skunk ... But Boris doesn't speak skunk. He can't communicate successfully. Dave and Boris explore friendship and vulnerability, they discuss how true connection is based on honest sharing of needs. In this lesson children will learn how to communicate effectively and with bravery.
Materials Required: pencil and paper
Age Group: Early Elementary/KS1
This lesson cross references the SEL Core Competency: 'Relationship Skills.'
This lesson cross-references with B-SS 8. B-SS 2. from the ASCA Mindset and Behavior Standards.
RR2: Respectful Relationships - practical steps they can take in a range of different contexts to improve or support respectful relationships.
MW3: Mental Wellbeing - how to recognise and talk about their emotions, including having a varied vocabulary of words to use when talking about their own and others’ feelings.