Do you have learners who are anxious about back-to-school time? Or, maybe a new learner is joining your class mid-year. If you find yourself in either situation, search no further for an engaging product that helps your learners with social/emotional skills, specifically anxiety. Within the pages of this product, you will find many worksheets and activities for your elementary school age learners. Whether you’re a classroom teacher, resource teacher, school counselor, or therapist, this product will help you work with learners who are needing guidance in social/emotional situations. The 3 main topics focused on are identifying and naming feelings, empathy, and healthy coping skills. The activities and worksheets are differentiated to meet the needs of most learners. Many of the worksheets include real-life scenarios that kids face every day. Included is a story about Betty, a bee who is anxious about attending her first day at a new school. The night before school starts, Betty discusses different scenarios about school that make her feel big emotions. Her parents listen and offer healthy coping skills and ways to handle each situation that Betty fears. This product contains a color version and a black & white version. PLEASE NOTE: Color and B&W versions are IDENTICAL.
When you purchase this product, you will receive:
PAGES 1-11: BEE BRAVE, BETTY Story
PAGES 12-13: Cards showing the facial expressions associated with 7 main emotions
PAGE 14: Learners match the bees’ facial expressions to emotion words.
PAGE 15: Learners cut and paste the bee’s facial expressions to emotion words.
PAGE 16: Learners match the bees’ facial expression to a real-life scenario.
PAGE 17: Learners cut and paste the bees’ facial expression to a real-life scenario.
PAGE 18: Learners write an emotion associated with a real-life scenario and then draw the facial expression on the bee’s face.
PAGES 19-22: Learners respond to a prompt by writing about a time they felt the given emotion.
PAGE 23: Learners match the bees’ facial expressions to a healthy coping skill.
PAGE 24: Learners cut and paste a picture of a coping skill to a real-life scenario.
PAGE 25: Learners write the emotion the bee is feeling and write a healthy coping skill the bee can use when feeling that way.
PAGE 26: Learners write a socially appropriate response to a bee who has explained a feeling he/she is having and why.
PAGE 27: Learners write socially appropriate responses based on real-life scenarios and the facial expressions of bees.
PAGES 28-29: Learners use the “wheel of emotions” to choose an emotion and use said emotion in a narrative writing piece about a bee’s feelings.
PAGE 30: Learners use the graphic organizer to organize their ideas before completing the writing activities on pages 28 and 31.
PAGES 31-32: Learners use the “wheel of emotions” to choose an emotion and use said emotion in a letter to a bee friend.
PAGE 33: Learners use the journal prompts to write about an emotion they are feeling on the current day.
PAGE 34: Learners write about a situation in which they felt a big emotion. Then, he/she writes about a way in which bravery was shown to help him/her work through the situation.
PAGE 35: Badges learners can use to remind themselves to “BEE BRAVE” when they feel anxious or other big emotions associated with anxiety.
PAGE 36: Certificates that can be given to learners when an adult notices they have been brave and used healthy coping skills for feelings associated with anxiety.