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Home Classroom Resources Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan

Using Personal Connections to Build an Understanding of Emotions

E-mail / Share / Print This Page / Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately)

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 20- to 30-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Kelly Sheehan

Nashville, Tennessee

Emily Marietta

Nashville, Tennessee


International Literacy Association


Student Interactives




Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.


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Grades   3 – 8  |  Printout  |  Graphic Organizer

Connection Stems

Connection Stems give students the language (and a reminder) to support their understanding by tying new learning to what they know about themselves and their world.


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