Overview of the Stages of Anger


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After Mary screamed at her mother for telling her that her outfit was too revealing for school, Mary retreated to her room and slammed the door shut. Twenty minutes later, Mary's mother came into the room and they discussed how to better address this issue in the future.

Which stage of anger describes Mary and her mother's talk?

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When Mrs. Lynch did not pick Betty as line leader in the Kindergarten classroom, Betty cried and yelled with anger. Betty felt like her teacher did not like her because she was never designated as line leader.

In the scenario above, which stage of anger is the last sentence describing?

2. Every time that Victor was stuck in traffic, he laid on his horn, rolled down his window, and yelled profanity to other drivers. What is being stuck in traffic to Victor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Anger is not instantaneous; it builds. Check your knowledge of the stages of anger by reading a series of scenarios and identifying which stage is demonstrated in each.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will focus on:

  • Contributing factors to the buildup anger stage
  • Different stages of anger
  • Classifying examples by their anger stage

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the stage of anger that includes violent actions
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the stages of anger
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a questions regarding the stage of anger that involves the initial cause of anger

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Overview of the Stages of Anger will increase your knowledge of how we act when we're angry. The objectives covered include:

  • Define anger
  • Know what happens in each stage of anger
  • Review an example of the stages of anger