This packet includes resources to discuss 6 emotions: happy, sad, angry, anxious, surprised, and silly. Students draw a face showing the named emotion and describe whether it is a comfortable, uncomfortable, or neutral feeling. They are asked to name three things that make them feel that emotion. They are then asked to think of a specific time when they felt that emotion, and describe how the emotion felt in their body, what kind of thoughts they had when they had that feeling, and what they did when they felt that way. Then they are asked to name coping skills for uncomfortable emotions, calming skills for silliness, and what they do when they are happy.
This is a good introduction to emotional intelligence for students, and can also be used as part of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in order to help students process emotions. It is accessible for many students with disabilities.
From Rationales, Not Rules (rationalesnotrules.blogspot.com).