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.
This session focuses on the importance of both feeling and being co-operative and the ways in which such behaviour can aid personal emotional wellbeing and ensure that others feel both comfortable and safe. The students are asked to engage in a range of co-operation skills tasks which require them to appropriately and effectively work with and alongside each other. The final self-reflection quiz encourages them to identify ways in which they may become more co-operative in specific situations that they currently find quite difficult. The facilitator can elicit the students' definitions and record these on the whiteboard or flip-chart after initially providing them with the following definition as follows:
Feeling co-operative is when you know you can get on well with others, work ...