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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 Structure of the Programme
The structure of the programme

The programme is designed to be delivered to groups or whole classes of secondary school students either through extended tutor times or via the PSHE or citizenship curriculum. The programme is delivered in twenty sessions, each of which is designed to last approximately 45–55 minutes. However, each session can easily be delivered in shorter bursts and adapted to meet individual teacher's and student's requirements and the context.

Each of the sessions will generally include the following:

  • An introduction to the emotion which briefly outlines the activities to be covered and provides a ‘prompt quotation’ to encourage the students to define the target feeling.
  • An icebreaker activity to reduce stress levels and set the emotional tone of the ...
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