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 focuses on feeling threatened and emphasises the fact that this is an experience common to most people. The students are asked to identify situations and events which may have caused them to feel threatened in the past alongside analysing their most positive responses to such threatening situations. There is also an opportunity for the students to rank a series of threats in order of seriousness. This activity intends to engender discussion as to the person specific nature of some threats to both our self-esteem and safety. There is also a particular focus upon threats to our self-esteem and how these can engender extremely negative reactions in terms of our behaviour. Finally, the students are required to identify personal threats alongside ...