In my low-level class I use sentence stems as a way to scaffold student writing.
Talking about Feelings
Recently we have been reading a very simple family drama and we have learned many words for feelings. Here are some of the sentence stems we have recently used.
(Stem + clause)
I feel great when _________________________ .
I get frustrated when ___________________________ .
I get upset when ____________________________ .
I don’t like it when _____________________________ .
I get confused when ___________________________ .
I relax when _________________________________ .
I feel stress when ______________________________ .
(Stem + noun)
I am thankful for _______________________ .
I am proud of __________________________ .
I worry about __________________________ .