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Activity: Understand Feeling

Objective:

to discuss information

Materials:

1 discussion board  per whole group
1 package of discussion board markers  per whole group

Supporting Media:

Prep:

  • Gather materials.
  • Print Feelings Printable.
  • Cut out and place faces onto the discussion board.

Instructions:

  1. Educator states, "This week we will learn about FEELINGS."
  2. Write the word FEELING on the discussion board.
  3. Educator then states (pointing to each letter), "F. E. E. L. I. N. G. spells the word FEELING."
  4. Discuss what the learners already know about FEELINGS.
  5. Educator continues the activity by discussing the faces on the discussion board.
  6. As the educator points to each face, the learners name the feeling that is being shown.
  7. Discuss about the feelings that have similar meanings.  For example, sad is similar to upset or unhappy.  Happy is similar to content or pleased.
  8. Discuss how each face shows the feeling.  What does our mouth do when we are happy, sad, surprised, angry, tired, or excited?  What do our eyes do?  What do our eyebrows do?
  9. Finally, discuss times when we show each feeling.  For example, we are excited to go on a field trip.  We are sad when we get hurt.  We are angry when someone takes our things.

Extension:

  • Call out a feeling and have the learners demonstrate the facial features of that feeling.

Reflections:

  • I am able to discuss feelings.
  • I am able to ask questions about what I see.
  • I am able to listen to others.

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Time:

Prep
0-15 minutes
Engagement
20-30 minutes
Cleanup
0-10 minutes

Location:

  • Indoors

Meta:

Theme
Feeling
Multiple Intelligence
Verbal-Linguistic
Bloom Taxonomy
Understand
Instructional Strategy
Direct Instruction
Subject
English Language Arts

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