Objective: Students will identify the qualities of a friend, naming things that they do.
- Chart paper with the outline of a person
- Build a Friend worksheet
- Review How to Eat Fried Worms. Discuss:
- Why was Billy afraid to go to school on the first day?
- Who else was worried about making friends?
- Why did all of the boys join Billy's team, instead of staying on Joe's team?
- Who was a good friend, Billy or Joe?
- Bring classes attention to the chart paper. Say: "We're going to build a friend. What shall we name our friend? (Boys will choose a boys name. If you have a mix of boys and girls, give it a unisex name, like Taylor, and a pigtail on side, a cow lick on the other.
- Ask for things that a friend does with their head (trust, listen, compliment,) with their hands (play, help, share) and with their feet (visit, play.)
- Have them copy the qualities on their worksheet.
- Have them write a quality they think is important on a post-it, and have them put it near the head, the hand or the feet.