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.

Z Is for Zero
Z is for zero

Poster Discussion | 5 Minutes

Show the pupils the ‘Z is for Zero’ poster and talk through the following points:

  • We have previously ordered anger words and created an anger thermometer.
  • In a similar way, we can try to be aware of how angry we are at a particular time.
  • Deep breathing can help us to move down the anger thermometer or the tension scale. The teacher will need to describe this scale carefully to the pupils and distinguish between the notion of the anger thermometer and the ‘shorter’ scale. This scale runs from 10 to 0 and is intended to provide pupils with a simple visual image that they can use in order to control and effectively ...
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