Lesson Planning of Expressing Emotions

Students` Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate conventions and dynamics of groups oral interaction to:
    • Agree/disagree
    • Lead and follow
    • Express likes and dislikes
    • Express needs and feelings
    • Express joy

Information for Teachers

  • There are appropriate expressions to agree/disagree.
  • The students should be provided with the vocabulary to agree/disagree, express likes and dislikes.
  • Express needs and feelings and express joy in a natural and polite manners.
  • Facial expressions should be used while talking to the students.
  • When these expressions are used in routine life they make the language livelier.
  • While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult the textbook where required.

Material / Resources

Writing boyar, chalk / marker, duster, chart papers, textbook


  • Tell the students that at times we may disagree with our friends/parents/class fellows, etc.
  • It is important that we express our disagreement politely.
  • It depends on the situations, sometimes you can`t express your disagreement and stay quiet.
  • Give them a situation where two students are arguing to decide which game they should play (should they play Ludo or Carom?)
  • Divide the class in two groups, with one group in favour of Ludo and the other, Carom Board.

Expressing Emotions

  • One child from each team will answer the child from the other team.
  • Remind the students that the team which continuous to show respect and to be nice will be the winner!


Activity 1

  • Encourage the students to express their likes and dislikes on a given topic by brainstorming on the given topic. This topic could be a food item, or a season.
  • On one side of the board write a list of words and phrases that the students might need to use. Also use the phrases in sentences to model for the students how these are used.
  • These phrases may be ‘I like it when…, I like to, I love to, and my favourite part is.
  • I don`t like it, I really don`t like it, I don`t like to, it makes me very unhappy when I have to…….
  • Offer help to the students if they have an idea but don`t know how to express it in English.

Activity 2

  • Put up a chart (or you can draw it on the board, if the chart is not available) on the wall that has the drawing of big round faces on it.
  • Each face should show a different basic emotion such as happiness, sadness, worry, surprise, fear, or excitement. Also write these words under the faces.

Expressing Emotions

  • At the beginning of each period point to the chart and ask the students how they are feeling today.
  • Allow them to choose more than one feelings, for example they may be feeling fear and sadness at the same time.
  • This will be an ongoing activity and will not be done just once.

Sum up / Conclusion

  • Tell the students that today they have learnt how to introduce themselves, others and how to seek the attention of the people while using polite expressions.
  • Ask the students to volunteer to speak some of the sentences to express their feelings and likes /dislikes.
  • Let them do it as separate sentences or in response to each other’s` comments, in the form of a conversation.
  • Ask any three students from your class to introduce themselves to the students sitting next to them.
  • Involve the students in solving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit/chapter.
Follow up
  • Ask the students to practice whatever they did in the class.
  • Continue to ask them about their likes, dislikes and feelings about events and objects, games, school subjects, a certain topic or poem they have read, etc.
  • Continue to ask them how they feel by pointing to the feelings chart.

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