SEL Scenes for Middle School - Be Well

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Short scenes and discussion questions based on SEL concepts of Gratitude, Honesty and Creativity. 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 what it means to “Be Well” 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 honesty:

A. Hmm…Where should I move next?

B. How about diagonally with your Bishop?

A. No. Then you could take my Queen.

B. This game is taking a long time.

A. That’s chess. It takes a long time.

B. How about your pawn?

A. No. That would open up my King.

B. Hey! Look over there? (A looks the other way and B cheats by moving one of A’s pieces)

A. (Looking around) What?

B. Oh, I thought I saw something. Never mind.

Example of a discussion question about honesty:

Have you ever played a game and someone cheated?

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