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Social Emotional Learning Activities for High School

Discover activities that help teens truly process key social emotional learning concepts. Great for high school health and wellness classes, these SEL activities use our Truth Be Told quotes along with a variety of learning strategies to help teens understand health and wellness topics including healthy decision making, reducing risk, communication skills, positive interpersonal relationships, self awareness, acceptance and inclusion, responsibility and more.

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high school social emotional learning worksheet-based activity connecting healthy choices and consequences

Choices and Consequences Worksheet

SEL Topics:

Healthy Choices, Reducing Risk, Emotions

Objective:

This worksheet activity helps teens make the emotional connection between choices and consequences. Scenarios help students think through the near-term and long-term emotional impact of their choices.

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High school social emotional learning activity- Empowered Choices Worksheet

Empowered Choices Activity

SEL Topics:

Making Healthy Choices / Reducing Risk, Goal Setting, Empowerment, Self-Awareness, Responsibility

Objective:

This teen social emotional learning activity helps students link goal setting with choices and consequences. The worksheet helps students see that sometimes the tasks we have to do in order to reach our goals aren't fun, but it's a little easier when we focus on the positive outcome / consequences of persevering.

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High school social emotional learning activity- Choices and Consequences Movie Scene

Choices & Consequences- Movie Scene Activity

SEL Topics:

Making Healthy Choices / Reducing Risk, Responsibility, Managing Influences

Objective:

This high school social emotional learning activity connects choices with consequences. Teens create a movie scene that shows what happens when someone makes all good choices or all bad choices. Students can have characters follow a path of bad judgement and see how it turns out, or follow a path of good choices that results in positive consequences.

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High school social emotional learning worksheet based activity- Goal Setting and Career Planning

Goal Setting and Career Planning Activity

SEL Topics:

Goal Setting, Health Decision Making, Self Awareness, Growth Mindset

Objective:

Teens identify career paths by analyzing their own interests, abilities, and work ethic. In Step 2, students set goals and list steps they can take now to help them on their desired path.

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High school social emotional learning worksheet-based activity- Healthy Communication Skills

Healthy Communication Skills Online Activity

SEL Topics:

Communication Skills, Setting Boundaries, Positive Interpersonal Relationships, Conflict Resolution

Objective:

This activity presents teens with scenarios that will help them define healthy ways of communicating during a conflict. The activity guides high school students to pause and gather more information and to think before posting online.

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High school social emotional learning- Conflict Resolution Worksheet

Conflict Resolution Techniques

SEL Topics:

Conflict Resolution, Communication skills

Objective:

Using this social emotional learning worksheet, teens learn conflict resolution techniques, including goal setting and how to apply health communication skills to resolve conflict.

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High school social emotional learning- Conflict Resolution in History Activity

Conflict Resolution- Protests in History

SEL Topics:

History and Social Change, Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills, Setting Boundaries

Objective:

This activity helps students define healthy ways to communicate and resolve conflict between groups with different opinions. The lesson plan suggests various social movements and moments in history as a backdrop to discuss healthy ways to communicate, protest, and encourage social change.

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High school social emotional learning activity- Gratitude Journaling

Gratitude Journaling Activity

SEL Topics:

Self-awareness, Strategies for managing emotions

Objective:

This week-long social emotional learning activity helps teens to evaluate their emotions and to develop strategies for increasing positive attitudes.

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High school social emotional learning- Creating Lasting Happiness Activity

Creating Lasting Happiness Activity

SEL Topics:

Emotions, Self Awareness, Healthy Choices

Objective:

With this video and worksheet, high school students learn about why some activities help create longer lasting happiness and how to choose activities that increase emotional well being.

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