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Budding artists explore the nature of emotion through artistic expression. They discuss feelings, colors, line, and design, mix colors and then create an emotive piece that expresses a singular emotion. There are three cross-curricular connections included.
How to help the emotional student function normally in class.
In this social psychology learning exercise, students answer 10 multiple choice review questions on emotion and theories related to it.
Pupils read books and discuss different emotions that they have. In this emotions lesson plan, students make different facial expressions to that express specific emotions and role play emotions.
Students explore student psychology by completing a visual arts project. In this human emotion lesson, students collaborate in groups and discuss how different situations cause emotions and feelings to rise in them. Students read a story about an emotional situation and create masks which demonstrate their range of human emotions.
In this psychology activity, students complete 5 short answer questions on neural pathways of emotion. They explain what aspect of emotion is similar across all cultures.
Learners participate in a series of activities about identifying different feelings and emotions. In these oral language and discussion lessons, students use pictures and photographs to get them involved in oral storytelling activities. Children will dictate stories and create self-portraits with feeling to create a class book or wall display.
Students explore their feelings through music and art. In this music and arts instructional activity, students listen to My Many Colored Days and choose a color to go with each emotion. Students also describe their emotions while listening to various classical pieces of music. Students draw pictures, use instruments and read poems to understand emotions.
Students demonstrate, through art, an understanding of emotions as heard in music. They listen to various pieces of music and also read a Dr. Seuss book. They discuss the differences found between major and minor keys in terms of emotions.
Young scholars convey emotions that are central to stories. For this descriptive writing lesson, students participate in an activity that creates emotion in a story through the use of charged words. Young scholars also act out emotions in order to enable them to think of descriptive words they could use in their own writing.
Students study how artists use color to effectively convey and heighten the emotion of their artwork. After discussing various colors artists use and what emotions they're trying to portray, students create their own artwork with shapes and colors. When finished, they discuss which colors worked best to convey the certain kind of feelings they wanted to convey.
In this emotional intelligence worksheet, students read 10 situations or problems, with 3 possible solutions with a missing word in each. Students fill in the three missing words and then check the solution that they would most likely use.
Fourth graders are introduced to famous works of art and begin to discuss the artist's work. Use art to explain and reflect their own emotions. The write about feelings in a work of art and make connections between art and other disciplines.
Students analyze and discuss masks of different cultures as an art form to evoke emotion. This lesson culminates in the creation of individual mask designs and self-directed assessment (included).
Learners dance to the song by Kids in Motion called "Show Me What You Feel" and create their own individual style of creative expression at the given cues for the specific emotions using a colored scarf and body movements.
Ninth graders are provided with opportunities to develop the ability to assess how elements of music are used in a work to create images or evoke emotions. They listen to examples of program music.
Second graders express emotions. In this personal health lesson plan, 2nd graders demonstrate how to express emotions and feelings in a positive manner, without hurting oneself or others.
You might get emotional during this activity - but don't worry, that's the idea! The class practices analyzing emotions, including their own, their peers' facial expressions, and colors and sounds that remind them of certain emotions. The lesson plan includes several SMARTboard files that support the activity, but if you lack a SMARTboard, you could still work with the provided instructions to create a similar experience.
Learners demonstrate through art an understanding of emotions as heard in music. They also discuss the differences found between major and minor keys in terms of emotions.
First graders, after reading Corduroy, relate Corduroy's emotions to their own emotions in a 'feelings chart'. They relate feelings of friendship, acceptance and belonging.