Thank you, Thank you. I have been looking for months for an EL course for secondary pupils. This book is fantastic' - Anne Sinar, Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator, Beacon Hill High School, Blackpool There is an increasing demand for resources to support teachers in developing young peoples emotional literacy. The 20 lessons explore a range of feelings and provide facilitator notes and activities to help young people: " recognise their emotions in order to be able to label or define them " manage their emotions in order to develop and sustain positive relationships. The 20 lessons include: " introduction to an emotion and warm-up " questions for Circle Time and activities " take home tasks and reinforcement " ideas for a plenary session. Includes photocopiable resources and printable worksheets on the CD. As with all Tinas books this is a practical resource which will engage young people.

Feeling Assertive
Feeling assertive


This session focuses on feeling assertive and clarifies the distinction between assertive, aggressive and passive behaviours and responses. The students are encouraged to utilise a calm, reflective and stepped approach to solving difficult problems. There is opportunity for the students to work in small groups and act out assertive, aggressive and passive responses to a range of problem situations that they may well experience on a daily basis. The students are also introduced to the five rules for negotiation and encouraged to utilise a negotiation framework in order to solve a problem. Finally, the students are encouraged to reflect carefully upon their own skills and to identify specific targets in order to increase their level of assertiveness and assertive responses in the ...

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