First Steps to Emotional Literacy

A Programme for Children in the FS & KS1 and for Older Children who have Language and/or Social Communication Difficulties

By Kate Ripley

© 2008 – David Fulton Publishers

88 pages

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Paperback: 9781843124153
pub: 2007-07-12
Currently out of stock

Comp Exam Copy

About the Book

Kate Ripley’s work in the topical area of Emotional Literacy has shown that children must first learn to discriminate and label their own emotions before they can focus on understanding other people's. This comprehensive programme is designed to assist early years practitioners help children to achieve these first important steps, the pack consists of:

  • theoretical rationale – long and short version
  • how the programme fits within the current legislative framework
  • baseline assessment details
  • pratical strategies to support the programme
  • evaluation from pilot study
  • bibliography and recommended materials.

In addition to the book there is a CD-ROM containing a twenty minute video film showing behaviour to be addressed and intervention in action, a demonstration in powerpoint to show to colleagues and stories to use for baseline assessment.


'A useful resource for SENCOs and PSHE coordiators.' - Teacher Review, Literacy Time Plus

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten