1. Topic-
Introducing Feelings and Emotions
2. Content-
Warm-up: Students stand up, sing and do actions for, "If You're Happy and You Know it."

Sad, happy, scared, surprised, excited, nervous, shy etc.;
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-

1.Begin to recognize own feelings and emotions.
2.Begin to recognize the feelings and emotions of others.
3.Begin to support friends when they are hurt or upset.
4. Objectives-
1.Students will begin to give examples and make connections to their own emotions and the feelings of characters in books.
2.Students will begin to show others that they care.
3.Students will use modeled language, "I can see you are feeling_______. How can I help?"
5. Materials and Aids-
Book: If You're Angry and You Know It.
Cards with a picture and feeling word on it.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Singing "If You're Happy and You Know It.
2. Read book- If You're Angry and You Know it.
3.Discussion of emotions and feelings, modeling examples.

B. Development-

1.Model facial expressions, body language to show emotions.
2.Discuss how to help friend who are hurt or upset.
3.Discuss connections and model giving examples for Guess the Emotion game.

C. Practice-

Practice facial expressions and body language of emotions by turning to a friend and they guess what emotion you are showing.

D. Independent Practice-

1.Children can play game independently.
2.Students begin to recognize characters emotions in books, by inferring from the illustrations.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Take photo's of students faces showing a variety of different emotions, label the photo's to remind students of the names of the emotions.

F. Checking for understanding-

In the follow up lessons, when reading others books like Feelings by Aliki and Things that Make you Fell Good and Things that Make You Fell Bad by Todd Parr, observe students making connections.Students are also talking about their feelings with others.

G. Closure-

Put the Guess the Emotion game on the carpet and let the children know they can play with it, during free choice activity. Make a pictograph activity for tomorrow's sign in activity: How do you feel today?
7. Evaluation-
Using anecdotal observations I will record the progress of the students- what they do and say

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