Activity: Identifying Feelings of Others
to recognize feelings of others
|1||story about feelings||per whole group|
|(Optional)||1||story (My Friend is Sad by: Mo Willems)||per whole group|
- My Friend Is Sad by: Mo Willems read along [External link]
- Totetude Picture Walk [Totetude resource link]
- Totetude General Reading Questions [Totetude resource link]
- Gather materials.
- Print supporting media documents.
- 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).
- Educator states, "It is very important to understand our feelings. It is also important to understand how others feel inside."
- Introduce My Friend Is Sad by: Mo Willems with a picture walk.
- 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.
- 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)
- 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.