How healthy is your friendship group?

Friendship groups play an important role in the lives of adolescents. Each group has their own strengths and reasons for connecting. Sometimes, members of a friendship can fall into negative patterns and not support each other in a positive way. This lesson asks students to complete a quiz to assess their own friendships and the interactions they have within their group.

Year Level




5 minutes


  • In class activity

SEL Competencies

  • Relationship skills

Learning Intention

Students evaluate how healthy their relationship groups are.

Key Outcomes

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • identify reasons their friendship group gets along
  • determine whether they are part of a healthy friendship group
activity 01

Quiz: How healthy is your friendship group? 5 minutes

  1. Ask students to access the Quiz: How healthy is your friendship group?
  2. Students to complete questions and read the information provided.
  3. Ask students, as per their results, what type of friendship group are they in?


Everyone has room to grow. Encouraging students to think about whether they could be a better friend will help them strengthen their friendships. Students need to make sure they regularly evaluate their friendships to see if they are surrounding themselves with people that build them up and support them.