Lesson 2: Communication

Children reflect on different ways of communicating and investigate what makes a good listener and why this is important.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding that there are different ways to communicate

  • Communicating my meaning without talking

  • Showing that I’m listening

  • Knowing how to be a good listener

Teacher Video: People around me

This video provides guidance for all our People around me topics for KS1 and KS2


Being a Good Listener PowerPoint
Good Listener Guide
Pictionary/charades cards
Created by:
Elaine Bousfield,  
Wellbeing specialist
Elaine worked for many years as a therapist with young people. She is the founder and chair of XenZone and its children and young people’s counselling service, kooth.com. Kooth delivers an onlineAnother term for ‘the internet’. counselling and therapy service. It is…
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