SEL Scenes for Middle School - Be Kind

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Nine short scenes and discussion questions based on SEL concepts of Respect, Empathy, and Cooperation. Perfect to use in class with middle schoolers ages 11-15.

Drama classrooms are a natural environment for SEL (Social Emotional Learning). Use these nine short scenes to explore “Kindness” through the concepts of:

Respect
Empathy
Cooperation

Each scene is intended to be a conversation starter and includes discussion questions to ask your students. Great for ages 11-15.

Example of a scene about respect:
Manners Matter

A. Give me the popcorn. (demanding)

B. Excuse me?

A. I said, “Give me the popcorn!”

B. I heard you, but you’re not being very polite.

A. Why do I have to be polite? I just want some popcorn.

B. You don’t need to be rude.

A. What’s the big deal? I’m just asking you for some popcorn.

B. No. You were demanding it and I don’t like to be talked to that way.

A. I’m sorry. You’re right. Can I have some popcorn, please?

B. Sure.

Example of a discussion question about respect:

How do you feel when someone demands something of you or bosses you around?

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