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Jumpstart: Identifying Emotions - Basic


1. Label emotions in self and others.
2. State how his/her behavior affects self and others.
3. Self identify the emotion in a given scenario or situation.


Discuss with students what emotions are. Review the discussion point questions.

Materials Needed:
  • Chart Paper
  • Markers
  • Piece of Paper-1 per Student
  • Pencil/Pen-1 per Student

Discussion Points:

  • There are many types of emotions.
  • Emotions are the feelings we have in different situations.
  • All emotions are ok. What matters is how we express our emotions.

Create a KWL Chart (what you know, what you want to learn and what you learned) for emotions. As a group, complete the K column and W column on the topic of emotions.