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 5: E Is for Explosion
Poster Discussion | 5 Minutes
Show the pupils the ‘E is for Explosion’ poster and talk through the following points:
- Everybody at some point in time will experience a real anger explosion.
- This is quite normal and not something that we should feel frightened about, i.e. the flight or fight mechanism is something which actually keeps us safe.
- However, it is important for us to learn how to avoid some of these explosions if we can, or to deal with them as effectively as we can after the event.
Questions for Circle Time | 15 Minutes
Ask the pupils to consider the following questions in a Circle Time session:
- When did you feel that you experienced an explosion?
- How did ...