Get Emotional with these Emotions Worksheets
Students always find it hard to express themselves with emotions. Instead of saying the usual emotions like “sad” and “happy”, these 7 feelings and emotions worksheets explores how we feel.
As an English teacher, you will be showing various emotions in the classroom. Using facial expressions and gestures is a means of communication everyone understands no matter where you are from.
Your mood state will often change in the classroom, and your students should learn each feeling you share.
After these ESL lesson plans, your students should now be able to put a word to each emotion.
1 Like or Dislike
Each student writes down their likes and dislikes. After, the teacher collects everyone’s answer and read aloud.
Can you figure out who wrote what? It’s interactive. There’s an element of intrigue in it. And most importantly, you can learn more from your fellow students.
2 Emotions Match
Emotions are a common theme in these ESL worksheets because students have a hard time expressing themselves! This simple ESL activity gets students to match emotions with emoticons.
First, it’s the classic matching exercise. Next, is there an emoticon that expresses their feelings today? What are some other adjectives to describe feelings?
3 Emotions Spin
Of all ESL worksheets, this is the most in-depth vocabulary for emotions. Because students always need help explaining how they feel, their arsenal of emotions will at least triple with this ESL activity.
In pairs, place a pin in the center of the chart and spin it. The pin will point to a specific emotion. Have you ever felt that emotion? Or under what circumstances, would you feel that emotion?
4 Your Satisfaction Level
Explore your innermost satisfaction. What makes you happy and sad?
A lot of ESL worksheets focus on feelings. And this one registers at all levels extreme happiness to sadness. Write when you feel these levels of satisfaction.
5 Phone Emoticons
Kids use a ridiculous amount of emoticons in phone conversation nowadays. What do they all mean? How do you associate an emoticon to an emotion?
Cut out a select few, and use them in a written conversation.