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 4: D Is for Dynamite
Poster Discussion | 5 Minutes
Show the pupils the ‘D is for Dynamite’ poster and talk through the following points:
- It can sometimes be helpful to think of the anger process in terms of this visual image.
- There will always be triggers that are specific to each individual. Consequently, it is very important that we all become aware of our triggers if we are going to be able to manage anger effectively.
- The idea here is to lengthen the fuse as much as possible so that it can eventually be dampened out. (This is an extremely powerful image that will be referred to throughout the project and many of the strategies taught will clearly have the same objective, ...