I - Statements
If you have the words, there's always a chance you'll find the way."
- Seamus Heaney
I- Statements are used to:
encourage assertive communication about feelings
reduce defensiveness and blame
increase ownership and recognition of one's own feelings
help to maintain successful relationships
WHAT WILL STUDENTS HEAR AND DO?
I - Statement
I feel _____________ (emotion)____________
when _____________ (event) ______________
because ___________(thought about event)_______.
backpack fell on the ground
I think you knocked it over on purpose.
Students will wrap up our lesson with a quick video created by students with the Mosaic Project.
Source: The Mosaic Project
The Mosaic Project is a program with a focus on building diversity, understanding and peace among youth in their communities. (A video describing the work of the Mosaic Project https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=H99VvGyBKnY)
Source: Jim Borgman,
"How Are You Feeling Today?"
List of supporting books
Technology Enhanced Social-Emotional Learning
Apps For Emotions
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