Big Feelings for Big Kids | SEL Reading Comprehension Passages
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This resource is a Big Feelings for Big Kids SEL Reading Comprehension Passages.
Combine social and emotional learning (SEL) with reading comprehension using these 18 passages. Each passage depicts a scene with characters experiencing complex feelings and emotions that upper elementary students may face in their own lives. The passages require students to use evidence from the text in order to analyze characters’ feelings and body language. Then, students must reflect on how they would solve the problem. With this resource, students are reading, finding text evidence, analyzing characters and emotions, problem-solving, and empathizing.
** THIS COMES WITH BOTH A PAPER AND A DIGITAL OPTION
Included in this resource:
18 passages (paper and digital on Google Slides)
The questions on each passage fall under two categories: Analyze and Reflect
The Analyze questions require students to describe how each character feels based on the things they say and their body language
The Reflect questions require students to “THINK” by writing how they would solve the problem, and “FEEL” by sharing what they would say to the characters to make them feel better (empathy)
The passage themes include:
trying your best
standing up for yourself
standing up for others
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