Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4: Decision Making Lesson 2: Anger Management Exercise #1 – Reacting to Anger
Directions: Read each of the scenarios below and identify how the person is reacting to anger.
1. Bob is in line at a sandwich shop. A stranger tries to cut in front of him. Bob pushes him out of the
way. The person reacts to his anger with violence. 2. Sandy’s teammate runs into her during a soccer game. Sandy says “Excuse me. Could you please
not do that again?”
Sandy reacts to anger in a polite way. 3. Tim’s history teacher springs a pop quiz on a reading assignment that he didn’t get to. Tim is angry
about not doing well on the quiz. He asks himself what he needs to do to stay on top of assignments. TIm reacts to anger by thinking of the best outcome for the situation. 4. Sue has a crush on James. She confided in her friend Tina that she wants to ask James to the Cadet
Ball. The following week, she learns that Tina asked James to the ball and he accepted. Sue is mad,
but says nothing to Tina because she doesn’t want to argue. Sue balls up her anger and keeps it to herself. 5. Adrian’s parents won’t give him money to buy a video game, after they promised he’d get a reward for
good grades. He’s angry and asks his parents why they are breaking their promise. He learns that his
dad will be losing his job next month. Now Adrian’s video game does not seem so important. Adrian reacts to anger by relizing the situation his family is in and calming down. 6. Jade’s mom is driving her to a track meet where she expects to win a medal in her event. There is an
accident on the highway and a huge traffic backup. Jade may not be on time for her event. She’s
angry about the possibility of missing out after she’s worked so hard. She turns on her favorite music,
and envisions winning her race.
Jade reacts to anger by invinition what would calm her down. Unit 1: LET 1 – The Emerging Leader ...
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