Building Emotional Literacy

Pre-K / ELA / Empathy

Produced in Partnership with Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr.
and First 5 San Francisco


Identify and describe feelings


5 min

Questions to Consider

  • How does identifying feelings provide a foundation for developing empathy?
  • Why does Ms. Hawkins provide students with two options for the activity?
  • How does using mirrors enrich this lesson?

See the full playlist of all the videos in this early childhood education series.

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  • Building Emotional Literacy Transcript

  • Lesson Plan: Steps for Resolving Conflicts.PDF

  • Lesson Plan: StopLight.PDF

  • The Teaching Pyramid.PDF

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