SEL Scenes for Middle School - Be Strong

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Nine short scenes and discussion questions based on SEL concepts of Responsibility, Perseverance, and Courage. Perfect to use in class with ages 11-15.

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


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 courage:
Talent Show

A. The talent show is coming up soon. Are you going to try out?

B. I don’t know. It sounds scary.

A. But you are a great singer.

B. Thanks. I do love to sing, but singing in front of people makes me nervous.

A. I could help you.

B. How?

A. You could sing in front of me until you feel more comfortable.

B. That might work.

A. Then, when it’s time for the talent show you can look at me in the audience.

B. It still sounds scary, but I think I want to do it.

Example of a discussion question about courage:

Have you ever wanted to do something even though it was scary?

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