Lesson Plan

THINK for Mindful Speaking

Speaking with kindness and care can be easier with the THINK method! In this lesson, students will identify questions to ask themselves when speaking to others. They will also practice mindful listening with a partner.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to practice mindful communication and use the THINK acronym while speaking to others.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
THINK Poster Reflections
  • Join the class together in a circle, either seated or standing.
  • Ask, "What is something very important when we talk with each other?"
  • Tell them that listening to others is a very important skill.
  • Play the "I Am a Good Listener" video.
  • Afterwards, ask, "What happened to the beaver that made him unable to talk? Who helped him learn to listen?"