• Summary
  • Contents

This book has been developed from Gillians own work in primary and secondary schools.

The publication consists of:

“comprehensive teacher notes

“lesson plans focused on emotional literacy

“copiable diary pages notes.

Facilitating this programme the teacher will:

“help students to understand, manage and express their

own emotions

“extend the range of feelings and vocabulary used

“encourage emotionally literate behaviours and relationships.

An essential resource for those who want to encourage emotional development in young people.

Guidance Notes
Guidance notes
What Age Range is the Diary Suitable for?

The diary has been used successfully with pupils from key stage two and key stage three. As mentioned previously, it has also been used by adults, so there is definitely potential for using it at key stage four. Much will depend on the individual pupil(s) at key stage four. There is a possibility that some pupils might perceive the cartoon style of the diary as being patronising, whereas others would really like it. I have found that much depends on the ‘leaders’ within the group or class and their reaction to the diary. If they evaluate it as being credible, then the other pupils tend to follow suit. However, if one or two of the ...

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