Diverse books affirm the identities, strengths and experiences of all children and diverse texts inspire reflection, create connections, and illicit empathy for others. This helps create engaging, thoughtful, and enriching classroom communities.
Each week we will explore inclusive books and lessons that align with specific competencies using the CASEL Five. This week we explore: SELF-MANAGEMENT.
Recognizing emotions is an important part of self-awareness, a key component of social-emotional learning. Self-management and regulating thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in different situations is an important skill. Below are books and a free activity to help students learn to understand and manage their feelings.
Free Connection Activity:
This free activity is from Read for a Better World Student Action and Reflection Guide Grades 2-3:
Drive Social-Emotional Learning with Books from Lerner
Today’s educators are taking a closer look at the non-academic skills and competencies children need to have in order to facilitate learning and succeed in society. Browse all SEL books or explore books by category at lernerbooks.com/SEL.