• ALL MUST: Understand the
relationship between how you
feel and learning
• MOST SHOULD: Be able to
analyse their own learning in
relation to how they feel
emotionally about what they are
• SOME COULD: Evaluate their
learning experiences and
control and adapt their feelings
in order to make their learning
Using post-its and Think Bubble boards, come up with some ground
• How you wish to be treated in these
• How you would not like to be treated in
Learning Is Linked to Emotions!
• Emotion is attached to everything we do
and therefore, to everything that we learn.
• How do you feel now? (on your emotional
• Share your answers with at least 5 people
in the room. Make sure that they are
people that you do not usually speak to.
• Your teacher may wish to direct you to
people that they want you to talk to!
• Did you meet anyone with similar answers
• How did you feel about sharing some of
• Did the task make you feel comfortable or
How do you feel in different Learning Situations?
• Using the hoops, stand in the correct hoop
when your teacher displays the following
scenario on the board. Be prepared to
justify your decision!
• Discussing homophobic bullying in a
Take Responsibility for how you
choose to react
• You need to learn how to take
responsibility for how you feel emotionally
when you are in a learning situation.
• Here is a short activity that will help you do
Write down three scenarios where you
normally feel stress. Below is an example:
• Walking in to an exam
• Being told what to do by a teacher
• Being asked a question where you are not
sure of the answer
With a partner…
• Spend two minutes discussing how these
situations feel. Your partner should then
think of things you can do to stop yourself
from feeling stressed.
• Now, in your pairs, come up with two
effective strategies you may use to stop
yourself from feeling stressed. Write them
on a post-it and put them on the bubble
• With your group, discuss the most
effective ways responding positively to
stressful learning situations.
• Come up with a list of strategies that you
all agree on.
• A Learning Log encourages us to be reflective
• When we are reflective learners, we can learn
how we respond emotionally to learning
• When we learn how we respond emotionally to
learning situations, we learn more effectively
because we can think / discuss strategies on
how to deal with these situations.
• Using the learning log (or find it on the school
network: - M:CitizenshipYear 10Learning To
• Fill in and reflect on a learning experience that
you have had. You may wish to do this during
the next fortnight or you may wish to start
thinking about it now. You will be given time at
the beginning of next lesson to discuss what you
have found about your own learning.
• Where are you now on your emotional
• What have you learned about the most
effective way to feel positive (and not
stressed) by different learning situations?