Target area: Monitoring own body
language and reading body language
in others (Skill Area 3)
Session aims and preparationKey learning aims
Students: Develop a concept of what body language is Describe body language and facial expressions shown by others Start to link body language with feelings Understand why they need to pay attention to their own body language Start to monitor their own body languageGeneral aims
Students: Show increased sensitivity to others by paying more attention to the signals, given by others, that show how they feel Show greater awareness of their own physical presentation, in particular body language, and of the messages that this sends to others (e.g. looking at the speaker generally shows attentiveness)Link area of PSHE and Citizenship Curriculum
To build effective relationships through being able to recognize
feelings in others, by improving ability to read body language.
To develop independence and responsibility by monitoring own
body language, the behaviour this shows and how this affects
Facial expressions cards, object cards (cut out individual cards),
photosSuggested additional materials
Hats and scarves, bag or basket and a few grocery items (e.g.
packet of biscuits and a can of beans) for role-play