Social and Emotional Learning for Picture Book Readers
Learners encounter social and emotional challenges every day. Some rise to the demands, while others struggle. Social and emotional learning (SEL) lessons can help all learners thrive. Busy school librarians and educators who appreciate the power of teaching with picture books will celebrate this all-in-one text designed to promote SEL through the school library. Social and Emotional Learning for Picture Book Readers spotlights 24 compelling picture books with ready-to-go lesson plans that support social and emotional learning (SEL) through the National School Library Standards. Each chapter focuses on one SEL theme to help learners practice targeted social-emotional skills. Learners will develop skills in solving problems, building relationships, working in teams, recognizing and managing feelings, and engaging ethically. Most lessons can be taught in a single class period and provide picture books as mentor texts supporting SEL lessons and curriculum; AASL Standards-alignments with detailed instructions, making planning a breeze; and anchor charts, discussion questions, and worksheets to help facilitate SEL activities.