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Activity: Evaluate Feeling Meter

Objective:

to select carefully based on needs

Materials:

1 scissors  for prep
1 box of crayons  per learner
1 scissors  per learner
1 hole puncher  per learner
1 brass fasteners (brads)  per learner

Supporting Media:

Prep:

  • Gather materials.
  • Print and cut off the bottom of the Totetude Feeling Meter Printable (per learner).

Instructions:

  1. Have learners brainstorm a list of feelings.  As they call out a feeling, they should show the facial expression of that feeling.
  2. Educator demonstrates how to use a hole puncher.
  3. Learners practice hole punching the black dots on the bottom of the Totetude Feeling Meter Printable.
  4. When they are ready, the educator hands out the top of the Totetude Feeling Meter Printable. 
  5. Learners hole punch where the brass fastener should go (black dot).
  6. Learners then color their meter.  EXCITED is orange, HAPPY is green, SAD is blue, and ANGRY is red.
  7. Either the educator or the learner cuts out the arrow on the Totetude Feeling Meter. 
  8. Learners punch a hole in the arrow's black dot and fasten it to the meter using the brass fastener.
  9. Educator describes scenarios and learners move their arrow towards the feeling they would have it they were in that situation.  Examples:
  • having a surprise birthday party 
  • going to the dentist/doctor/hair cutter
  • being sick
  • finding money
  • getting a present
  • eating ice-cream
  • going on a vacation
  • playing with a friend
  • getting hurt
  • going to an amusement park
  • eating broccoli
  • going to a hockey/soccer/football game
  • getting a new pet
  • losing a pet

Reflections:

  • I am able to select a feeling.
  • I am able to use a hole puncher.
  • I am able to use scissors.

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Time:

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

Location:

  • Indoors

Meta:

Theme
Feeling
Multiple Intelligence
Intrapersonal
Bloom Taxonomy
Evaluate
Instructional Strategy
Experiential Learning
Subject
Social Sciences

Did you try this activity ? How did it go ?

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