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.
The skills of self-reflection and the ability to reflect upon situations and life events are crucial to developing one's level of Emotional Literacy. Consequently, this session both introduces and reinforces the central theme to the whole programme. The students are provided with an opportunity to reflect upon themselves and their own achievements whilst also gaining a further understanding as to how it is possible to learn from their mistakes. The key skill of motivation and the importance of positive thinking is reinforced. The students also have the opportunity to undertake an Emotional Literacy self-reflection exercise in order to address any current unhelpful or negative behaviours. They are finally required to consider how they experienced three key emotions at various stages of their ...