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Bounce Back! - Year 5

RELATIONSHIPS by Toni Noble & Helen McGrath

The focus for Year 5 will be to help develop relationship skills by developing social skills for making and keeping friends, getting along well with others and being accepted and managing disagreements well. The Year 5 lessons will focus on:

  • Getting along with others
  • Listening and conversation skills
  • Popularity
  • Shyness and feeling self-conscious
  • Friendship
  • Friendship problems
  • Seven ways of dealing with conflict
  • Good apologising
  • Having good relationships makes you feel happier and more confident.
  • It isn't always easy to get along well with others and make friends.
  • Most people have some lonely times in their life when they are without close friends
  • Some social skills are especially important.
  • Managing conflict well is an especially important relationship skill.
  • You can't deal well with conflict until you keep angry feelings under control.
  • Keep your eye on the goal of ‘good relationships'.
  • Good leadership skills are like good relationship skills.