Target area: Being confident to explain
own views and to ask for support
when needed (Skill Area 8)
Session aims and preparationKey learning aims
Students: Are confident to share their views with others in a group setting Recognize situations when help is needed from another person Know when to ask for help Know how to ask for helpGeneral aims
Students: Enjoy participating in group discussions Draw on surrounding resources when experiencing difficulty, both at school and in the wider environmentLink area of PSHE and Citizenship Curriculum
Students are able to ask questions and to talk with adults about
thoughts and feelings. Students use different approaches to
decision-making (e.g. asking for adult advice where appropriate).Suggested materials
A marble, hats and scarves for role-play
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Publication information: Book title: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with General Moderate Learning Difficulties. Contributors: Ursula Cornish - Author, Fiona Ross - Author. Publisher: Jessica Kingsley. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 2004. Page number: 104.
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