1st Edition

Feeling Up or Feeling Down Game Secondary

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ISBN 9780863887109
Published March 29, 2010 by Routledge
2 Pages

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Book Description

A fun and imaginative game to develop emotional literacy skills for students at risk of exclusion. It allows students to explore strategies for dealing with difficult situations at school and managing their uncomfortable feelings when they arise. Question cards cover the five SEAL areas and include: Self-Awareness - How do I feel about school? What am I good at? What is my happiest childhood memory? How would people describe me?; Managing Feelings - What makes me angry? How does feeling stressed affect me? Does music calm me down?; Motivation - What does being resilient mean? Do bad reputations stick? What's my goal?; Empathy - How do teachers feel? What can pupils do who are being bullied? How does having positive relationships help?; Social skills - How do I know if someone is really listening to me? What does acting assertively mean? Up to 6 players Age: 11-16 Teen Issues ColorCards[registered] The 36 cards and worksheets in this pack provide a platform for lively discussion around the variety of key experiences and situations that young people encounter in the modern world. Topics covered include: Relationships - parents and step families, siblings, friends, enemies, bullying; Lifestyle - diet and fitness, mental and physical health, self-esteem, addictions, body image; Safety - gaining independence, stress, bullying, gangs, cyber safety; and Life skills - money management, gambling, climate change, school workload, politics, making choices. The free CD-ROM includes worksheets for each ColorCard.