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 reinforces the importance of maintaining a positive outlook and being able to self-motivate oneself. The students are initially asked to identify their own motivation, that is, what motivates them to achieve and succeed in life. They are then encouraged to compare their own motivators with a friend and to analyse any similarities or differences. The notion of locus of control is highlighted as the students are required to analyse whether or not certain successes were due to chance or personal motivation of the characters involved. There is a further opportunity for the students to self-reflect and to identify an ideal self, that is, the person that they would truly like to be in the future. To reach such an ideal ...