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
“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.
A Six Week Programme of Activities to Support the Use of the Diary
These activities are designed in to complement the use of the feelings diary, helping pupils take their emotional awareness further and begin to develop some useful strategies for dealing with uncomfortable feelings such as anger or fear.
Circle time is a useful format for many of the discussions and activities to take place. If you are unfamiliar with the circle time approach, I suggest you read Circle Time, an activity book for teachers by Teresa Bliss and Jo Tetley (1993) in order to gain an understanding of how it is carried out in class. The pupils and teacher sit in a ...