Improve pragmatic language, social skills, and interaction. The Hidden Rules deck with 98 cards, specifying 40 social skills encountered in school situations. Use as a game or for pinpointed social skills teaching. Appropriate for 2-8 players, ages 6-12 years.
Hidden Rules in the Classroom
These cards make it easy to squeeze in teaching pragmatics/social skills. With 40 social situations covered, you can use one per session as a warm-up activity or as the focus of full sessions. Use the cards as part of a game or for pinpointed teaching. The deck fits into even the most crowded trunk of materials! Karen Anderson, Director
Hidden Rules in the Classroom: A Game that Teaches Everyday Social Skills
o Help children learn unwritten social rules and behaviors
o Covers 40 hidden social situation rules focusing on classroom situations
o For 2-8 players
o Ages 6-12
Hidden Rules (or Hidden Curriculum) is a term used to describe unwritten social rules and behaviors that most of us seem to know without ever being taught, such as respecting those in a position of authority, acknowledging others’ personal space, speaking at an appropriate volume, paying attention to body language, and more. This fun card game will help children learn and practice 40 hidden rules in classroom situations. A game that teaches everyday social skills by Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D.
40 Hidden Rules cards
40 Number cards
5 Wild Cards
5 Skip-A-Turn Wild Cards
8 Blank cards
Take turns talking when having a conversation. You have to take turns for conversations to work, like a seesaw. Having a good conversation usually starts by talking about common interests. Who do you know that has a lot of the same interests as you?
If a teacher is talking to another student, don’t interrupt. Every student deserves time with a teacher. Ms. Jenkins was helping Madeline with her math worksheet. But Theo needed help too and he was stuck on the first problem with only 10 minutes to complete the worksheet. What would you tell Theo to do?