Facial Expressions - Students 2


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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Write what message the students are conveying through their facial expressions.

1. Tori feels .

2. Beth feels .

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Study the comic strips below. Circle the answers that show the characters using appropriate facial expressions and responding appropriately.

Student Activity Sheet C

Directions: Think about the script read/played for the class and complete the questions below.

1. Who are the characters in this script?

2. What is Beth planning for Anya?

3. When will they do the surprise party?

4. How do you think Anya will feel with the surprise?

Student Activity Sheet D

Directions: In the scripts below, circle in purple two nouns that name a person and one noun that names a place. Circle in red two verbs.


A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.

A verb names describe an action, a state, or an occurrence.

Example script demonstrating appropriate responses to facial expressions:
Beth: I am planning a surprise party for Anya (excited).
Kim: Hey, that’s a great idea (happy)!
Beth: Let’s do it Saturday night (happy).
Kim: Perfect (happy)!

Example script demonstrating inappropriate responses to facial expressions:
Beth: I am planning a surprise party for Anya (angry).
Kim: Cool.
Beth: Hey, I’m really excited about it (sad)!
Kim: That's nice (shrugs her shoulders and walks away).

Directions: Answer the following questions.

Directions: Complete the following questions.

1. What are facial expressions?

2. Why do we need to think about what someones facial expression is telling us during a conversation?

3. Do facial expressions tell more about a person’s true message? Explain your answer.

4. Write one facial expression you are likely to show and how someone should respond to it.