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.

A Is for Anger
A is for anger

Poster Discussion | 5 Minutes

Show the pupils the ‘A for Anger’ poster and talk through the following points:

  • Anger is a normal, healthy emotion and something that everyone will experience at some point in their everyday lives.
  • Sometimes it is right to be angry, for example, if someone is being racist or unkind towards you.
  • It is important that we can recognise the things that make us feel angry so that we can learn to express our anger in a safe way.
Questions for Circle Time | 15 Minutes

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

  • What makes you feel angry?
  • How do you know that you are getting angry? (Describe how you ...
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