An ideal resource for primary teachers, this practical resource helps children understand anger and identify links with other emotions with an interactive program using 26 elements. They will learn skills to effectively manage their anger with activities and exercises.

New to this edition is: Information on recent initiatives on anger management in schools; Models and top tips for coping with anger; New activities and ideas; Further information for young children aged 5-9

This instructional guide for teachers comes with photocopiable worksheets and activities suitable for both group and individual work for the whole-class which are available to download online.

I Is for ‘I’ Messages
I is for ‘i’ messages

Poster Discussion | 5 Minutes

Show the pupils the poster ‘I is for “I” Messages’ and talk through the following points:

  • It is vital that we learn how to talk about our anger and to explain to others how we feel.
  • Rather than get angry and shout, we can learn how to use ‘I’ messages that tell others what we want and how we feel.
  • Being assertive in this way can help us to control our angry feelings and express them positively.

Questions for Circle Time | 15 Minutes

Ask the pupils to consider the following questions in a Circle Time session:

  • Tell someone you're angry in a negative way. The teacher can model/provide an example by ‘shouting’ ...
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