Activities to Identify Anger Triggers

Instructor: Clio Stearns

Clio has taught education courses at the college level and has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction.

When students know how to identify triggers for anger, they are usually better able to handle their feelings appropriately. This lesson offers fun and engaging activities that will help your students identify anger triggers.

Learning What Triggers Your Anger

If you are a teacher or tutor, you know that it can be hard for children to control their anger. Everyone gets angry sometimes, and it is a natural feeling. However, if students are aware of the things that sometimes cause them to get angry, known as anger triggers, then they can prepare themselves and modulate their reactions. Teaching students to identify anger triggers can take a long time, but it is worth the effort when this kind of identification helps students develop self-regulation. The activities in this lesson are designed to help your students think about their anger triggers and practice identifying them.

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