Creating a Class Cog Book

As well as an individual workbook, such as 1-cog-at-a-time, collaborative working on a page per cog in a class book can help to reinforce learning about each cog concept Develop an Emotion Works Cog Book Here are some example pages from an Emotion Works book where information was summarised on each page by a P7 […]

Closer look at an Emotion Worksheet

Feeling Better TV series – Mini Topic Lower Primary

The selected stimulus for this mini-topic is the BBC Teach Series ‘Feeling Better’ which can be accessed via the following link:Open the BBC website page in a new window Lower Primary Teaching Plan This plan makes use of 4 episodes from the series (Happy, Sad, Angry & Worried) to develop emotional vocabulary and consolidate prior learning […]

Emotion Word Spotting using the ‘In my Heart’ book

from the Recovery Programme Competition Gallery Carleton Primary School, Glenrothes “Our Primary 2s at Carleton primary school have been looking at emotions through different texts including ‘In my Heart by Jo Witek’. They have really enjoyed using the cognifying glasses to help them identify the emotion words.”We always love seeing cognifying glasses being used to […]

7-cog Model and 7 cogs slideshow & poster resource

Coggle Analysis – what it is and how to do it

The ‘Coggle Analysis’ planning tool has been around for a while so we’ve created this page to share some examples of how it looks and works in practice. We also want to be more explicit about what we mean by ‘Coggle Vision’ for those of you new to Emotion Works and the cogs. Read on […]

B&W Cog activity sheets

Cognifying Glasses to help look out for Cog-specific content

Using a ‘cognifying glass’ for Emotion Word-spotting This is an idea first shared by a nurture teacher in West Lothian a few years ago which she said was inspired by our ‘coggles’ idea.Since sharing on our members website the idea of helping pupils focus in on a cog through a coloured lens has become a […]

Picture Books – supporting young children to engage with stories using EW symbol prompts

Symbol prompts are a big feature of the Emotion Works approach at Early level. On this page we’ll be gathering and sharing examples of how you can use symbols in your Emotion Works lessons in two main ways: To help children learn and practice using new words – (Nursery / Early Years, ASN settings where […]

Creating Cog posters, displays and other talking points

This article provides examples of different ways that teachers and pupils can engage in lots of listening and talking activities about each of the emotion cogs and to share the learning in posters, displays, class books and other talking points. Cog Wall Displays or Pages in a Class Book Whether learning about  the 5-part, 6-part […]