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Easy Social Emotional Learning Activities for the Classroom: Handling Anger

Updated: Aug 12, 2022

There are lots of resources for social emotional learning available today. Here are some fun, free, activities you can utilize in the classroom for grades K-2. This article specifically will provide you with a lesson for handling anger. Our activities incorporate reading, writing, and language building practice.

When I’m Feeling Red- Book Reading and Activities

  1. Begin by talking about anger

  2. Ask the class about a time they were angry

  3. Follow up with how they handled their feelings

  4. Watch the Video Reading of “When I’m Feeling Red”

  5. Discuss the Questions presented at the end of the book

  6. Follow up with the journal activity below

When I' m Feeling Red Journal with Dino (1)
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Follow-Up Activities

  1. Write the Author: Add a message that your students would like to hear from Jessica. Send it to

  2. Use the Poster Below

  3. Discuss things to do when someone is feeling angry, mad, or frustrated

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Try the full “How I’m Feeling” SEL bundle now available on TpT.

If you loved, “When I’m Feeling Red”, be sure to get a copy from our store, to support the creators.

Let us know your tips and tricks for handling anger in the comments.


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