True and False
Handling Anger
Definition
Calming Strategies
True or False
100

Talking about our anger makes it worse.

False

100

What type of behaviors are not the most healthy way of expressing our anger?  Give two examples

Hitting, kicking, throwing things, calling names, revenge, etc.

100

A strong feeling of being upset or annoyed 

Anger

100
Name 2 calming strategies you do to help manage your anger
Listen to music, color, write, read, play a game, breathe, count, etc
100

These are physical signs of anger: Clenching teeth/fists, red in the face, elevated heart rate, sweating, mind goes blank, shaking, headaches.

TRUE!!!

200

While it is ok to feel angry, it's important to remember that our words/actions can affect others.

True

200

Choosing to handle our behavior in a negative way is making an unhealthy choice.  When we choose to make unhealthy choices, ___________can discourage us from making the same choice again.

Consequences 

200

These skills can help you calm down or reduce anxiety, anger, stress, sadness in a healthy and safe way.

Coping Skills

200

Describe a peaceful place you might think about if you are feeling angry.

200

Releasing your anger by talking to a counselor, parent, teacher, friend or even writing it in a journal are all healthy ways to deal with anger?

TRUE! Doing this helps a person avoid making not so good choices when angry.

300

Other people's actions are out of our control.

True

300

Is it ok to express our anger?

Yes, but in an appropriate/healthy way.

300

This is when someone holds back their actions or words.  This is needed when we become angry.  Self-__________

Control

300
Name 2 positive self-talk statements.
"I can do this",  "Everything is going to be ok",  "I'll give it another try", etc.
300

Choosing to handle our anger in an inappropriate way like throwing a tantrum, slamming doors, yelling, hitting someone, etc are all unhealthy choices

TRUE! 

400

Getting even/revenge is always the right answer.

False

400

Give 2 examples of expressing our anger in a healthy way.

Taking a break, counting to 10, deep breathing, talk with someone, coloring, using our 5 senses, squeezing a stress ball, rip up paper, etc.

400

Positive self talk is when we say nice things about ourselves. Tell me one positive thing about you! 

:)

400

Name a calming strategy that has not work for you before.

400

Humor is a great coping skill. 

TRUE! Name at least two ways in which you can use humor (joke or be funny) to make a situation less stressful!

500

We are in control of our own behavior/words.

True

500

Does everyone handle their anger in the same way?

No

500

Something that makes you angry or sets you off

Trigger

500

What is a coping skill you would like to try but haven't yet.

500

Yelling/Screaming while insulting someone else are examples of healthy choices

FALSE! Name one coping skills you could use instead! 

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