Emotional regulation can be defined as the ability to separate your emotional responses to a problem from the thinking you must perform to resolve the problem. The 5-point scale is a visual system that can help to organize a person’s thinking when working through difficult moments, particularly those that require social understanding. This is meant to serve as a positive tool.
Laminate and attach a clothespin to the sheet. The student should always start out on a 3. I used this tool as a means of collaboration between my student and I.
Included is an editable version of “The Incredible 5 Point Scale”.