ABSTRACT

This practical resource book for Key Stage 2 explores a range of emotions using both original poetry and well-known artworks to stimulate discussion in the classroom.

Based on the extensive teaching experience of Daphne Gutteridge and Vivien Smith as well as current educational initiatives such as ECM and SEAL, this book is aimed at practitioners who are committed to creating an emotionally healthy classroom environment where children feel valued and confident about managing and responding to feelings. Providing practical and creative resources throughout, this book:

  • Covers both negative and positive emotions, including confidence, hope, resilience, excitement, disappointment, sadness, frustration, confusion and many more
  • Links to SEAL initiatives and the PHSE curriculum
  • Has activities for all abilities
  • Outlines clear objectives and resource lists for all activities

Essential reading for all teachers who wish to create an emotionally literate environment, this book provides a practical and creative resource to enable teachers to develop emotional literacy in a cross curricula context in their classrooms.

chapter |6 pages

Introduction

part |2 pages

Positive emotions

chapter 1|3 pages

Brave 12

By2 Calm

chapter 2|3 pages

Calm

chapter 3|4 pages

Confident

chapter 4|4 pages

Determined

chapter 5|4 pages

Excited 27

By6 Happy

chapter 6|4 pages

Happy

chapter 7|4 pages

Hopeful

chapter 8|4 pages

Loved

chapter 9|4 pages

Optimistic 43

By10 Proud

chapter 10|4 pages

Proud

chapter 11|3 pages

Resilient

chapter 12|5 pages

Successful

part |2 pages

Negative emotions

chapter 1|4 pages

Angry

chapter 2|3 pages

Confused

chapter 3|4 pages

Dejected

chapter 4|4 pages

Disappointed

chapter 5|3 pages

Embarrassed

chapter 6|4 pages

Fearful

chapter 7|4 pages

Frustrated

chapter 8|4 pages

Jealous

chapter 9|3 pages

Lonely

chapter 10|4 pages

Sad

chapter 11|4 pages

Stressed

chapter 12|4 pages

Threatened