Spotlight on Social Skills Elementary Set
Spotlight on Social Skills Elementary 6-Book Set
Ages: 6-10 Grades: 1-5
This best-selling series systematically targets the critical aspects of social language development to help your students with autism spectrum disorders and language/learning disabilities fit in socially.
The activities teach explicit aspects of social skills in everyday contexts with these learning strategies:
The activity pages are filled with graphic organizers and interesting photos and art. The lessons give students specific, clear directions that help them navigate their often confusing social world. The lessons can be presented to individual students or small groups of students. A pretest/posttest and skills checklist is included in each book.
Each book targets a specific social language skill. The books may be purchased as a 6-book set or individually.
The 6-book set consists of:
Spotlight on Social Skills Elementary: Conversations
Learn the essentials of good conversation such as how to begin and end a conversation, reciprocate in conversations, choose interesting topics, avoid interrupting, and more.
Spotlight on Social Skills Elementary: Emotions
Recognize and understand emotions, express emotions appropriately, learn the importance of controlling emotions, and think about how actions affect others' emotions.
Spotlight on Social Skills Elementary: Making Friends
Understand and use the fundamental skills in making and keeping friends such as recognizing friendly faces and friendly actions, making polite requests, group etiquette, giving compliments, making apologies, and more.
Spotlight on Social Skills Elementary: Making Social Inference
Learn what an inference is and how to make logical inferences. Practice inferring typical social responses and emotions from pictured situations. Understand cause and effect and recognize indirect requests in social situations.
Spotlight on Social Skills Elementary: Nonverbal Language
Interpret posture, hand gestures, and facial expression. Use appropriate listening behaviors, maintain appropriate distances, and control distracting movements.
Spotlight on Social Skills Elementary: Predicting Consequences
Make good social decisions and problem-solve effectively by anticipating consequences and weighing the pros and cons of multiple consequences.
2009, 6-Book Set: each book 40 pages, pretest/posttest, skills checklists, answer key