Reflect on how a good friend acts with this charming friendship writing exercise.
Use this delightful flower template as part of your social-emotional health lesson to talk about the characteristics of a good friend.
Students cut out the flower and write or draw different ‘good friend’ characteristics on each petal of the flower. Then, they colour their flower and fold down each of the petals.
When finished, they have a ‘blooming’ friendship flower to help them understand how a good friend acts.
Friendship Worksheet Scaffolding and Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this friendship worksheet as an activity for your:
Got fast finishers? Challenge students who have a grasp on the concept by drawing a picture of a friend exhibiting the qualities they describe.
Support struggling students by using this worksheet as an intervention activity or with your guided literacy group.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with dry-erase markers, then erase and reuse.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their journals.
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