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.
C Is for Cool It
Show the pupils the ‘C is for Cool It’ poster and talk through the following points:
- When you get angry your body changes and you feel physically different.
- Sometimes you may begin to feel hot and uncomfortable and you might feel your heart racing or beating faster, your face may go red and hot.
- These physical symptoms are caused by chemical reactions, for example, adrenaline being secreted from the adrenal glands. (It may be useful to have a poster to show children where the adrenal gland is and how this process occurs.)
Ask the pupils to consider the following questions in a Circle Time session:
- When ...