Saying "No" - Students 2


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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Provide a response for how you would say “no” if you were in the presented situations.

If your friend wants you to lie to your mom

If your mom asks you if you want brussel sprouts:

If your teacher asks you to be in the school play:

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Create a situation where one of the characters below would need to say “no”. Write the responses in the blank spaces. Share and explain your comics when you are finished.





Student Activity Sheet C

Who are the characters in this script?

What does Ken want Silas to do?

Does Silas allow Ken to come over when his mom is not home?

How do you think Silas felt telling Ken “no”?

How do you feel when you have to tell others “no”?

Student Activity Sheet D

Directions: In the scripts below circle two nouns in purple that name a person and one noun that names a place. In red circle two verbs.


A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.

A verb names describe an action, state, or occurrence.

Example script of saying “no” appropriately:
Ken: Hi Silas. Do you want to come out with me and our buddies after school?
Silas: Uhm, I’m sorry I can’t. My mom wants me to go home after school.
Ken: Okay then we will all just come to your house.
Silas: Sorry. My mom said that is not allowed when she isn’t home.

Example script of saying “no” inappropriately:
Ken:Hey, let’s go to the mall.
Silas: Nah
Ken: What?
Silas: I’m not going. Don’t ask again.

Directions: How many syllables do you hear in the words below?

Student Lesson Review Sheet

Directions: Complete the following questions.

1. What does saying, “no” to peers and friends mean?

2. What are the two ways that you can say, “no” to peers and friends?

3. Name some of the situations when you would need to say, “no” to peers and friends?

4. Why is saying no to peers and friends so important?