Taking Turns - Students 2


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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Write about a situation when someone did not take a turn. How did it make you feel and how did you handle it?

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Study the comic strips below. Check or circle the answers that show the characters taking turns correctly.

Student Activity Sheet C

Directions: Think about the script read/played for the class and complete the questions below.

    1. Who are the characters in this script?

    2. What does Darren ask Chris to do?

    3. How do you think Chris feels when Darren insists on going first?

    4. How do you feel when you are with someone who doesn’t want to take turns?

Student Activity Sheet D

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


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

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

Example script of demonstrating how to take turns appropriately:
Darren: Hi, Chris. Want to play a game together?
Chris: Sure, can I go first?
Darren: Yes, you can!
Chris: Thank you! I will go first and you can go second.

Example script demonstrating how to avoid taking turns:
Darren: Hi, Chris.
Chris: Hi, Darren.
Darren: Do you want to play a board game?
Chris: Sure!
Darren: I will pick the game and go first because I always go first.
Chris: That’s not fair.
Darren: Fine. Then I’m not playing with you ever again.

Student Topic Checkout

Directions: Complete the following questions.

  1. Why is it important to take turns?
  2. What happens if you don’t take turns?
  3. How do people feel when they don’t get a turn?
  4. List three situations when it is important to take turns.