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 18: Feeling Bereaved
This session introduces the concepts of bereavement, grief and loss and encourages the students to identify specific feelings and behaviours associated with such experiences. There is an opportunity for the students to identify the main causes of grief and loss and to consider how people may or may not cope with such experiences. The importance of remembering those we have lost and celebrating their lives is also touched upon and the students can consider different ways in which they themselves and those from other cultures may celebrate the lives of others. Finally, the students are asked to devise a message that they would like to give to someone significant in their lives.
The facilitator can elicit the students' definitions of bereavement via a ...