IMPACT OF EMOTION-BASED TEACHING ACTIVITIES ON DEVELOPING CREATIVE WRITING OF ESLL EARNERS: A POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY PERSPECTIVE
Keywords:Emotion-Based Teaching Activities, Creative Writing, ESL Learners, Positive Psychology.
The current study assessed the impact of emotion-based teaching activities on ESLL earner’s creative writing. This study was quantitative innature and quasi experiment al research design was used. The sample of the study consisted of 50 ESLl earners of secondary school level through and om sampling technique. The procedure of this quasi experimental study comprised on attest based on creative writing in which learners created a story using emotions such a shope, enthusiasm, goodness, motivation, inspiration, gratitude, interest, joy and happiness etc. The researcher collected the words representing emotions and made a word bank to check how learners used the min their creative writing. The collected data were analyzed by SPSS (version23) and presented in the tabulated form. Pre-test and post-test technique was used to know the impact of experimental activities brought improvement in learning creative writing skills. This study concluded that there was a significant difference between the pre-test and post test results and there was positive impact of emotion-based teaching activities on creative writing of ESL learners.