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Activity: Identifying Feelings of Others

Objective:

to recognize feelings of others

Materials:

1 story about feelings  per whole group
(Optional)  1 story (My Friend is Sad by: Mo Willems)  per whole group

Supporting Media:

Prep:

  • Gather materials.
  • Print supporting media documents.

Instructions:

  1. Educator states, "The theme this week is FEELING.  Can someone tell me what a feeling is?" (A feeling is how we are inside our body).
  2. Educator states, "It is very important to understand our feelings.  It is also important to understand how others feel inside."
  3. Introduce My Friend Is Sad by: Mo Willems with a picture walk.
  4. Ask the group to listen carefully and look at the pictures so they will know when Gerald the elephant is happy or when Gerald is sad.
  5. After reading the story, ask the learners to point out when Gerald the elephant was happy or sad and ask for explanations.  (Facial expressions or body language)

Reflections:

  • I am able to recognize the feelings of others.
  • I am able to evaluate the facial expression of others.
  • I am able to understand the message of a book through pictures.

TAC-SK0007

Time:

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

Location:

  • Indoors

Meta:

Theme
Feeling
Multiple Intelligence
Verbal-Linguistic
Bloom Taxonomy
Evaluate
Instructional Strategy
Direct Instruction
Subject
Social Sciences

Did you try this activity ? How did it go ?

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