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Emotions and Self-Awareness Unit Lesson 1: Introduction to Emotions

Posted by Hannah Alvarez on September 18, 2017 at 11:06 AM

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This is the first lesson in Front Row's free unit on Emotions and Self-Awareness. You can find all of the resources you need to introduce students to the concept of emotions in this post, and you can check out the entire unit here!

Lesson Objective: Students will be able to explain what emotions are and why they are learning about them.

Central Question: What are emotions and why are they important?

Journal Prompt: What do you think about when you hear the words “feelings” or “emotions?”     

Intro Video:



Day 1 Activity: Feelings Brainstorm. 10 minutes. 

Students brainstorm all the “feeling words” they can think of on cards to be posted and used later in the unit. 

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Day 2 Activity: Emotions Read-Aloud. 25 minutes.

Students will hear a read-aloud from the teacher from a list of suggested books and then discuss the emotions present in the story.

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