Social Story (Good Sitting and Listening)


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Social Story (Sitting in Class) - Behaviour management, self-awareness, self-calming, Autism, PSHE, SEN, social situations, social skills, story, stories

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  • Sep 3rd

    Don't really like the teacher is happy page. Maybe word it I'm happy because I did the right thing. (or something like that)

    • Sep 3rd

      Hi marshalk,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

    • Sep 4th

      Hi there marshalk,
      Our lovely teacher and design teams have created this and emailed the new resource to you! It will also be available on the website within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above. I hope you find it useful!

  • Sep 3rd

    To help with order and discipline in class. Thank you, kindly.

  • Jun 17th

    special needs class

  • May 18th

    This helped me with my pupil at school with autism

  • May 17th

    I would want to use this for my student who is unable to sit during circle time

  • Apr 15th

    For practicing much needed social skills in with my students.

  • Mar 14th

    I would use this for students who have difficulty sitting during circle or gathering time

  • Mar 7th

    I would use this for instruction for my primary self-contained special ed class.

  • Dec 10th

    This resource is good for listening to a teacher, but it would be helpful to adapt to listening to peers during altogether time.

  • Dec 5th

    My 1st graders have been so antsy and way chatty lately - hoping this will help to reinforce our classroom expectations.

  • Dec 1st

    Social skills during group time and what is expected

  • Dec 1st


  • Nov 29th

    Social skills

  • Nov 7th

    playing school

  • Nov 6th

    Social skills

  • Oct 8th

    Teaching social skills for Special education students

  • Oct 7th

    for a nurture group listening skills

  • Oct 2nd


  • Sep 22nd

    Great resource for children with poor communication skills

  • Sep 22nd

    Reinforcing Second Step Active Listening Skills

  • Sep 17th


  • Sep 17th


  • Sep 12th

    Great work

  • Sep 10th

    Kinergarten and First Grade classroom social skills sessions

  • Sep 9th

    classroom social story

  • Sep 7th

    Social story for 1:1

  • Sep 6th

    circle time

  • Sep 3rd

    social story for class

  • Aug 21st

    I am planning to use this with a very squirmy class. I have never tried these with the whole class but I thought I'd give it a shot!

  • Jul 26th

    Early Intervention/SEIT students

    • Jul 26th

      Hi Joannekathryn,
      Great! Thanks for sharing!

  • Jul 19th

    Social skills with special needs students

    • Jul 19th

      Hi Brownie623,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jul 8th


    • Jul 8th

      Hi geraldini,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jul 7th

    I am a Resource Consultant using it for a child with special needs. Thank you.

    • Jul 7th

      Hi emvb2012,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jul 1st

    help with the behaviour expectations of an asd pupil within a secondary setting

    • Jul 1st

      Hi samphipps,
      Thanks for your comment! I'm really glad this resource is useful for you :)

  • Jun 12th

    to use in my rloe as an ELSA with children in my sessions

    • Jun 12th

      Hi colletteamanda,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • May 27th

    to help an ASD child to transition and cope with mat time

    • May 28th

      Hey there Mernie, thanks for commenting! That sounds like a lovely idea!

  • May 21st

    Help an Autistc pupil respond to his environment.

  • May 20th

    help a child to join the class at carpet time

    • May 20th

      Great use of the resource Anna.V! :)

  • May 6th

    Visuals/social stories really help SEN kids they are also invaluable to EAL kids

  • Apr 29th

    helping a child to sit on the carpet quietly

  • Apr 23rd

    for teaching social skills to children

  • Apr 10th

    I teach in a separate setting classroom with several students with autism. Social stories are a great resource to help with daily living skills and to help teach appropriate behaviors

  • Apr 10th

    To support a child in social situations.

  • Apr 3rd

    To support a specific child in developing social skills.

  • Apr 1st

    To help my autistic son

  • Mar 11th

    To teach my ADHD student proper sitting in class. A self-monitoring skill

  • Feb 24th

    Exactly what I needed for my son!

  • Feb 17th

    To support a child within the class room to manage carpet time

  • Feb 1st

    A child with Sensory processing disorder in mainstream class

  • Jan 14th

    ASD K students in mainstream

  • Dec 16th

    new group rules

  • Nov 3rd

    For an ASD class

  • Sep 20th

    for my friend's child.

Social Story (Good Sitting and Listening)

Social Story (Good Sitting and Listening) - A set of A4 sized prompt cards demonstrating a social story about sitting and listening properly in class. A great tool for teaching social skills to children with special educational needs.
This resource is available in Standard and Boy.
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    • Twinkl added Boy Version on Jan 19th

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