Can you give me an example of a feeling word?
Learn to recognize, name and understand different feelings. Develop skills to express, manage and regulate emotions. Build self-awareness and social-emotional competency.
Exploring Feelings Vocabulary
emotion: A reaction to a situation or event that is typically expressed through facial expressions and body language. self-regulation: The ability to control one's own behavior and emotions in order to achieve goals. social-emotional competency: The ability to recognize, manage and express emotions in a positive way.
How do you usually express your feelings?
- Talking to a friend
- Writing in a diary
- Drawing a picture
- Expressing through music
- Playing sports
The average person has over 27,000 feelings a year! There are over 4,000 words that describe different feelings in the English language. Expressing your feelings can help reduce stress and improve overall health.
Draw / write: What do you think are some of the most common feelings that people experience?
Draw / write: How can we use feelings vocabulary to help us express ourselves more effectively?
What feeling have you experienced today? How did you express it?
How has understanding feelings vocabulary helped you better understand your emotions and the emotions of others?