Social Responses: Basic Level provides activities to promote appropriate responses to common social enquiries. The pack contains twelve picture cards, illustrating common social interactions, which are designed to elicit responses and promote discussion.
This pack was devised by Angie Wootten, a practising teacher of the deaf for nearly 30 years.
Angie is a passionate advocate of role play and co-authored the handbook for teachers Using Drama to Teach Personal, Social and Emotional Skills (O’Hanlon and Wootten, 2007). Her MPhil was in oral communication skills.
Contents: Ten pages including: sample lesson plans with twelve picture scenarios.
Social Responses: Basic Level is based on role-play activities which aim to promote the following social responses:
- ‘Thank you’
- ‘That’s alright’ (as a response to ‘Thank you’ or ‘Sorry’)
- Greetings, such as ‘Hello’
- ‘I’m OK’/’Fine, thank you’ (as a response to ‘How are you?’)
Age levels: 5 years – 7 years whose pragmatic skills are delayed.
Format: PDF file, 24 pages. Available by download, 4.4 MB or on CD.