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.
Session 10: Feeling in Control
This session introduces the notion of locus of control. The students are encouraged to consider whether or not they take responsibility for their own behaviours, i.e. remain in control, or whether they blame others for their mistakes or misjudgements. This process also involves considering the part that luck may or may not play in their lives and the extent to which they may or may not feel controlled by others. This process involves the students in distinguishing between situations and responses which reflect internal or external control. There is also a focus upon the fact that everyone always has a choice to be in control or be controlled by others and the situation they find themselves in.
The facilitator can elicit ...