Anger Management Lesson for Social Emotional Learning and School Counseling


Elementary (2nd-5th)

Researched Based

Fun and Engaging


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Looking for a super fun and engaging anger management lesson that your students will be talking about for the rest of the day? This anger management guidance lesson will help students better understand and overcome feelings of anger and frustration. Using movement, games, and activities students will learn how to define anger and identify coping strategies to use when they experience strong emotions.

I have taken care of all of the planning and prep for you! This classroom guidance lesson is aligned with ASCA and CASEL standards, and it includes a detailed counselor script, outline, suggested answers, and extension activities.

This Lesson Includes:

  • Counselor's Guide including ASCA and CASEL aligned objectives
  • Detailed Outlines with scripts, suggested student answers, and extension activities
  • Movement-Based Icebreaker
  • Group Write and Reflect Discussion
  • Group breakout activity
  • Cut and Paste Reflection
  • Data Collection Tool: Pre and Post Lesson Self-Assessments

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Benefiting Students

Students will develop anger management skills they can use at home and in school to help them feel more in control of their emotions. In addition, they will improve their communication skills and gain a better understanding of how they can better handle their challenges and frustrations.

At a minimum, this lesson allows students to identify and share their feelings, develop self-esteem through participation, and practice empathy while hearing others’ experiences.

Saving Time

This lesson is designed to be very low-prep and ready to use as is without any editing.

Who is This Lesson Designed For?

This Anger Management Classroom Counseling Lesson is designed for students in grades 1-6.


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