SOCIAL SKILLS

Books for use with small groups, individual students, and in classroom to help support students social and emotional development.

I’M INVITED TO A PARTY by Mo Willems

I am Invited to a Party! (Elephant & Piggie, #3)Elephant and Piggie are back at it. Piggie has been invited to her first party, but she has so many questions like what to wear.

Activity:  Create a social story about going to/having a party or find one here. 

THE VERY INAPPROPRIATE WORD by Jim Tobin

The Very Inappropriate WordWhether it was on accident or on purpose, we’ve all had students who need to watch their language. This books is a great way to introduce appropriate and inappropriate language. Read more here.

“Michael loves interesting words (hard words like ELASTIC, little words like VAST, and big words like SMITHEREENS) and is always on the lookout for words to collect. Then one day, he picks up a new word. A bad word. An inappropriate word. At least, that’s what his friend says. But Michael kind of likes the word. He thinks he might try it out.” – Good Reads.com

Activity: Get students excited about this book by showing them the trailer.

Then use this article by Scholastic to facilitate a discussion.

Need more?

Find more books here: https://www.goodreads.com/PawsitiveSchoolCounseling

See my personal list of books I own with categories and links to activities here. To Edit Click File  and “Make a copy”!

Find videos to partner with books here:

Pawsitive School Counselor You Tube Page

Bright Futures Counseling

Check out more amazing resources from these amazing counselors, educators, parents, etc.:

Counselor Keri

The Ned Show

The Confident Counselors

Happily Ever Elephants

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