Friendships play an important role in the lives of young people. Some friendships are important for feelings of connectedness and belonging, while others provide a support network. This lesson asks students to think about friendships and why they are important, and to learn to show gratitude to those friends they value.
- Students understand why friends are important and how to show gratitude for their friendships.
LBy the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
- describe why friends are important
- identify why specific friends are important to them by practising gratitude.
Class brainstorm: Why are friends important? 10 min
- Ask students to list reasons why friendships are important.
- Create a class list on the board where it can be left for the duration of the lesson.
Examples of why friendships are important include:
- to have fun
- to feel supported
- to learn from
- to provide a sense of belonging
- to experience new things.
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