"Hi" and "Bye" - 1

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Teachers

Definition: Saying “Hi” is a greeting. It is important to say hi when:

  • You are meeting someone you know, like a friend, or a teacher
  • You are meeting someone new
  • You are at an activity like bowling
  • You are at a social activity with friends
  • We can greet people using phrases like:

  • Hey!
  • What’s up?
  • How are you doing?
  • Using your voice communication board, AAC or Sign Language
  • Saying, “Bye” is a farewell. It is important to say bye when:

  • You are leaving someone you know, like a friend
  • You are leaving someone new
  • You are leaving a formalized activity
  • You are leaving a social activity with friends
  • You are leaving a social engagement
  • We can also wish people farewell using phrases too! Like:

  • See you later!
  • Goodbye!
  • Bye. See you soon!
  • Discussion Points:

    Can you wave with one hand to say “Hi”?

    Is it a good idea to say, “Hi” when you meet someone new?

    Does it make you sad when people don’t say “Hi” to you?

    Do we say goodbye when someone is leaving us, or when we are leaving a person or event?

    Do say goodbye when we greet new people?

Activity 1: Circumstances

The students will role play the following scenarios with assistance from staff:

  • A students ringing a doorbell and saying "Hi."
  • Answering the phone and saying "Hi."
  • Saying "Hi" to the bus driver.
  • Saying "Hi" to a teacher.
Materials Needed:
  • Scenarios

Activity 2: Role Play

Assign each student a peer or adult partner. Allow time to role play the situations on student activity sheet A.

Materials Needed:
  • Student Activity Sheet A

Activity 3: Comic Strip Worksheet

Allow students time to complete student activity sheet B. When finished, have students share.

Materials Needed:
  • Student activity sheet B - 1 per student
  • Pencil for each student

Lesson Extension: Listening Comprehension

Explain that a script is a form of dialogue writing between characters in a movie, play, or broadcast. Utilizing the immersive reader students should listen carefully as the teacher plays the example scripts below. Replay the script if needed. Allow students time to answer the questions on student activity sheet C.

After students have finished, discuss the listening comprehension questions together.

Materials Needed:
  • Student Activity Sheet C - 1 per student
  • Pencil for each student

This is an appropriate example of saying “Hi.”
Kim:Hello my name is Kim. What is your name?
Beth: Hello Kim, it is nice to meet you. My name is Beth.
Kim:Would you like to eat lunch with me today?
Beth: Yes, let’s go!

If time allows students may partner together and role play the script.

Script Writing and Animation

Review and discuss example script from lesson extension.

In small groups, have the students create scripts demonstrating saying “Hi” and “Bye”. Use the script sheet to create students scripts.

Materials Needed:
  • Script sheet for each group
  • Pencil for each student

This is an appropriate example of saying “Hi.”
Kim:Hello my name is Kim. What is your name?
Beth: Hello Kim, it is nice to meet you. My name is Beth.
Kim:Would you like to eat lunch with me today?
Beth: Yes, let’s go!

This is an appropriate example of saying “Bye.”
Kim:Hello my name is Kim. What is your name?
Beth: Hi, my name is Beth. I like to go to the movies.
Kim:Me too! Oh, I have to go. Bye, Beth!
Beth: Okay! Bye, Kim!

Have students record their scripts using the SiLAS software. Remember to name and save their work. Premiere the movies with the group members at the end of each session.

Lesson Review

Allow students to complete the student lesson review sheet. Discuss answers when finished.

Materials Needed:
  • Student Lesson Review Sheet - 1 per student
  • Pencil for each student

Read Aloud Recommendations: Completing a read aloud with students is a great way for them to see and learn social skills as well as incorporating reading skills. Below are some books that could be used to reinforce the concept. Read and discuss as appropriate for level and as time allows throughout the lesson.

Utilize current classroom literature to demonstrate saying “Hi” and “Bye”.

Students

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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Practice saying “Hi” or “Bye” while role playing the following situations with a partner.

1. The student is walking through the park.

2. A teacher walks towards the student.

3. The student and the teacher make eye contact and greet each other.

4. They finish their greeting.

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Study the comic strips below. Check or circle the answers that show that the characters saying "hi" appropriately.

Student Activity Sheet C

Directions: Draw a comic to match the script you listened to.

Student Lesson Review Sheet

Directions: Complete the following questions.

1. When should you say “Hi”?

2. Do you say goodbye when you leave a party?

3. Do you say goodbye to your family when you leave your home?