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 4: Feeling Positive
In this session the students are able to focus on feeling positive and the importance of maintaining a positive attitude in order to maintain levels of motivation and achieve success. The first activity encourages the students to further develop positive relationships with each other via the Fact Finders Bingo activity whilst the second activity reinforces the importance of keeping positive both about oneself and about the other people one encounters in a range of contexts. The focus here is upon looking, speaking and acting positive in order to succeed and achieve personal goals. The subsequent activity encourages the students to analyse their own comments in order to assess levels of negativity and attempt to turn negatives into positives. The final activity encourages ...