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.
T Is for Traffic Lights
Show the pupils the ‘T is for Traffic Lights’ poster and talk through the following points:
- As with road traffic lights, these traffic lights are similar in that red means ‘stop’ amber means ‘wait’ and green means ‘go’.
- While they stop, pupils should use this time to think about and identify exactly what their problem is and how they feel about it.
- At amber, pupils should plan a course of action considering the possible consequences.
- At green, pupils should try out their plan.
Ask the pupils to consider the following questions in a Circle Time session:
- Why is it important to stop and plan before acting?