I Like Me – Activity #4: “Class Collection of Feelings”
Activity #4: “Class Collection of Feelings”
This activity builds on the previous one by bringing all the students together to create a class collection of feelings.
Copy of each of the student’s completed Weekly Feelings Chart
Collect and print each student’s Weekly Feelings Chart (from the previous activity), so that each student has an extra copy of their own work.
Step by Step:
Step One: Provide each student with their original and printed Weekly Feelings Chart.
Step Two: Students count how many times they used each feeling according to their Weekly Feelings Chart. Have them write down how many times each feeling occurred. (This initial step helps student to understand how they individually feel).
Step Three: Students cut out each face and put them into small piles of the same feelings.
Examples: all happy faces in one pile, all sad faces in another pile, etc.
Step Four: On the left-side of chart paper, list all the feeling words the students used. Leave enough space between each line for their feeling face cut-outs to fit.
Step Five: Calling one feeling at a time, have the students who have faces that correspond to that feeling face to come up and glue it on the line.
Step Six: Students continue to paste all their ‘feeling faces’ on the graph as other feelings are called.
Step Seven: Once complete, have the students talk about what they can learn from the graph.
Ask such questions as:
What feeling was felt the most?
What feeling was felt the least?
What are some reasons people were having different feelings?
A class visual that charts how the students are feeling. This is a great activity to let students know how their peers are feeling.