Sentence Completion Activity
to help students name feelings.
Many times, students express themselves with only three feelings: happy, sad, angry. Use this activity to get them to recognize and define other feelings.
Complete the following sentences using a feeling. Try to use a different feeling for each sentence.
When someone is rude to me I feel
When someone is kind to me I feel
If I were given a surprise party I would feel
When I say something stupid I feel
If someone bullied me on-line I would feel
When all of my friends are out of town I feel
Just before test grades are passed out, I feel
When I talk to someone I really like I feel
When I am criticized I feel
When I win at a sport I feel
Can you name different feelings? Did you think of some of these?
Angry, mad, sad, depressed, annoyed, happy, elated, terrified, worried, distraught, confused, lonely, excited, stressed, fatigued, anxious, nervous, belittled, surprised, relaxed, frustrated, degraded
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