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Using Personal Connections to Build an Understanding of Emotions
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 20- to 30-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Computers with Internet access and printing capability
- Chart paper and markers
- Creative materials for making masks (e.g., sequins, beads, foam shapes, markers, buttons, feathers, yarn, plastic eyes)
- Glue and scissors (for each student, if possible)
- Masking tape to cover staples (optional)
- Mirrors (a couple small ones or a large one for a group of students to share)
- Paper plates (2 per student for happy and sad masks)
- Popsicle sticks (1-2 per set of 2 plates; staple inside plates with enough of the stick outside of the plates to be used as a handle)
- Stapler to seal plates together
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
|1.||Gather materials for construction of happy and sad masks.
|2.||Decide how you will conduct the activity with the class. You can do the activity as a group and have all students complete happy masks and then sad masks (or vice versa). An alternative is to divide the class, having some students create sad masks, while others create happy masks. When finished, everyone switches.
|3.||Prepare the language experience activity chart. Divide a large sheet of chart paper into three sections. Label the sections as follows:
|4.||Create two pointers, one with a happy face, and one with a sad face on it. These pointers will be used to help students track their reading, with the happy pointer for reading about things that make them happy and the sad pointer for reading about things that make them sad.