Remembering: Providing Support for Children Aged 7 to 13 Who Have Experienced Loss and Bereavement
Publication Year: 2008
`This book is easy to read and the accompanying computer CD of worksheets to print out is particularly useful' - Bereavement Care All children experience loss, often a death or a family separation; sometimes a friend moves away or a pet dies. Loss is the inevitable consequence of the positive experience of attachment. In this beautiful book Tina and Lorna offer teachers a resource that will support their understanding of the process and facilitate a range of activities which: - acknowledge the experience of loss - allow the expression of pain, fear, sadness - present the process as a shared experience - encourage communication - facililate recovery. This range of sensitive, positive and emotionally literate activities can be used in whole class, small group or ...
- Front Matter
- Back Matter
- Chapter One: Nature of Death, Loss and Bereavement
- Definitions and Meanings
- Effects of Loss
- Most Common Reactions
- The Process of Grief
- Possible Reactions to Grief
- Chapter Two: What Can Schools Do?
- Understanding the Process
- What People Need
- What School Staff Can Offer Children and Colleagues
- What Schools Can Do Through the Taught Curriculum
- What a Policy Should Address
- How Schools Can Help Parents or Carers
- Chapter Three: Working with the Individual Child
- What is Best Practice?
- Knowing When to Move on
- Adhering to Your ‘Golden Rules’
- Chapter Four: Portraits, Poems and Pictures
- Notes for Teachers, Mentors and Carers
- The Worksheets
- Chapter Five: Books for Children
© Lorna Nelson and Tina Rae 2004
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How to Use the CD-ROM[Page 4]
The CD-ROM contains PDF files, labelled ‘Worksheets.pdf’ which contain worksheets for each lesson in this resource. You will need Acrobat Reader version 3 or higher to view and print these resources.
The documents are set up to print to A4 but you can enlarge them to A3 by increasing the output percentage at the point of printing using the page set-up settings for your printer.
To photocopy the worksheets directly from this book, set your photocopier to enlarge by 125% and align the edge of the page to be copied against the leading edge of the copier glass (usually indicated by an arrow).
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