Halloween Worksheets: Emotions Jack-O-Lanterns

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Scholars give life to a pumpkin as they design a Jack O'Lantern that exudes a certain emotion. Participants choose one of nine feeling words, or add up to three that aren't listed, locate and cut out face pieces, then glue them to the pumpkin.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Obtain one, or a few, real pumpkins for the class to carve using one of the emotions listed
  • Conduct a grand conversation about each emotion, meaningfully discuss what each means and how it appears on one's face
  • Display finished products to add a touch of festive flair to your learning station
Classroom Considerations
  • Jack O'Lantern pieces may prove challenging for younger learners to cut; draw boxes around each figure, then copy sheets
  • Plan time to make copies before the activity
Pros
  • Boosts learners' ability to identify emotions
  • Increases self-awareness, a social-emotional learning concept
Cons
  • None