Emotions paper plate cards can be made by toddlers can later be discussed in grouptime. By exploring the different emotions of these plates can help the toddler identify their facial expression with the way they are feeling on the inside. Love this for emotion development and social development, it is important for toddlers learn empathy for others emotions.
Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.