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The ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups. The ability to communicate clearly, listen well, cooperate with others, resist inappropriate social pressure, negotiate conflict constructively, and seek and offer help when needed.


  1. C Communication Demonstrate verbal etiquette to foster better communication (e.g. please, thank you, excuse me, etc.).
  2. SE Social Engagement Identify opportunities for social participation at home, school and in the community (e.g. family meal time, free play, extracurricular activities, diverse peer groups, etc.).
  3. RB Relationship Building Demonstrate appropriate strategies for receiving feedback from others for self-improvement and to promote group effectiveness.
  4. TW Teamwork Describe approaches for making and keeping friends.
  5. CR Conflict Resolution Identify conflict in various situations.

Proficiency Scale

I can ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • Needs help
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • communicate clearly
  • listen to others
  • cooperate with others
  • show appropriate manners
  • define conflict
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • communicate appropriately with others.
  • ask to play or join a group.
  • listen to suggestions from others.
  • make and keep friends.
  • recognize conflict.
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • also find solutions to conflict.



  • manners
  • communication
  • conflict
  • appropriate
  • inappropriate
  • relationships


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