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.
Session 19: S Is for Shield
Poster Discussion | 5 Minutes
Show the pupils the poster ‘S is for Shield’ and talk through the following points:
- What do we normally use a shield for?
- What sort of shield do they think would protect them from angry feelings and hurtful words?
- What sort of thoughts can help us to create a shield? The teacher may wish to provide pupils with the following examples prior to eliciting their views:
- – I am not going to get angry.
- – I'm not listening to this.
- – I'm thinking something positive, e.g. it's my favourite lesson next.
- – I don't need to get angry about something as silly as this.
- – I know I'm not stupid, ugly, fat, etc, because…