Printable emoji cards
Laminate to reuse over a longer period of time
Print two copies of the emoji cards. When you are needing to pair students into partners hand out emoji cards and have students with the same emoji's match up.
Use each emoji to discuss words that describe emotion
Teach synonyms for words associated with each emotion
Have students use words in a sentence
Use these cards to help students identify how they are feeling throughout the day in class
Grade 3 - Grade 8
Use these cards as story prompts. Hand out a series of cards to each student and have the students form short stories that must include a transition between each emoji.
Stories can be more complex the higher the level you are working with.
Assign a genre to the story they must create to bring out certain story elements or desired language use.