Originally developed for deaf children, this innovative and successful drama programme addressing personal, social and emotional needs can benefit all children in primary schools. The interactive and lively ideas cover a variety of themes from empathy to assertiveness. Bringing together the expertise of a drama teacher and the skills of a teacher of the deaf, the book provides an unconventional way of exploring human concerns.
Session 3: Showing Feelings
- To continue exploring how feelings escalate and friendships break.
- To consider the idea of choosing whether to act out of anger or not.
Materials and Preparation
- (For the activity ‘I feel angry’.) Prepare a flipchart sheet with a scenario on so that it is now in the ‘first person’, for example, ‘He laughed at my new hearing aids’. (Choose your own scenario, either from those printed at the end of Session 2 or one which you know will be significant to the children.) The layout should be as shown below:
- Use ‘Human body’ from the CD-ROM. Produce enough for one for each pair of children (for use with ‘Body drawing’).
- Coloured pencils ...