These posters have a kid illustrating each of the six major emotions. These are surprise, Joy, sadness, disgust, fear and anger.
What are the different moods and emotions?
Essentially, there are six major emotions (joy, sadness, fear, disgust, anger and surprise) We all experience these emotions throughout our life and maybe even throughout the day. While experiencing a certain emotion, it is important to think about the intensity of that emotion. Have you ever been frustrated sitting in traffic? What about if you were still there for an hour, are you still frustrated? Probably not. Your emotions probably spiraled out of control and you are honking your horn like a crazed lunitick. We know that emotions are tied to behavior, so once we know our emotion and look at our behavior, we can think about if it is expected or unexpected for the given situation The chart below shows the five color emotions ranked by intensity (high intensity, medium intensity and low intensity.
What are the levels of Emotional Regulation?
The levels of emotional regulation help students provide a name to their emotion. It is often said, if you can name it, you can tame it. But simply naming the emotion and what type of emotion is not enough. Levels of Emotional Regulation take it to the next step and look at the intensity of the emotion. If we look at red emotions, you can see a huge difference between them, and our strategies and interventions to solve them would be vastly different as well.
Why are the levels of Emotional Regulation important?
One of the most important things that we need to develop with young students is the notion of building emotional intelligence through social and emotional learning. What is emotional intelligence? Emotional intelligence is comprised of 4 major components. Social awareness, Relationship management, Self management, and self awareness. The levels of emotional regulation help students be aware of their emotion. . This is the first step to building emotional intelligence. Once they are aware of their emotion, they need to have an understanding of how that emotion impacts them. And what strategies they need to utilize. To help manage that emotion. They also need to understand how their emotion impacts other people. What emotions are appropriate in certain situations? An how to develop good social skills with others.