Social and Emotional Issues

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Help develop your students' social skills, emotional skills, and quality of character. These printables, lessons, and other resources will supply guidelines and advice for addressing social and emotional issues. You'll find literature guides that deal with friendship, love, and bullying, advice on conflict-resolution, tips for talking to your students about war, death, and violence, help with understanding your students' development and social skills, and many other cross-curricular activities to use in your classroom. From writing to math, we have plenty of resources to help you deal with your students' social and emotional issues.

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    Cyber Bullying: A Guide for Teachers

    Use this teacher's guide along with Unfriended by Rachel Vail to discuss cyber bullying. The modern-... read more

    After the River the Sun Classroom Guide

    A quest and an adventure tale combine with a story of friendship, family, and loss in After the Rive... read more

    How It Went Down Common Core Teacher's Guide

    Use young adult literature to initiate thoughtful classroom discussion about death, loss, friendship... read more

    A Monster Calls Discussion Guide

    Use these discussion questions with your students or book group. A Monster Calls is an incredibly mo... read more

    Bluefish Classroom Ideas

    Bluefish, by Pat Schmatz, addresses themes of illiteracy, adolescence and identity, alcoholism, deat... read more

    Poptropica Teaching Guide: Mythology Island

    This guide to Mythology Island will help kids discover Greek mythology as they explore Mount Olympu... read more

    Mockingbird Discussion Guide

    Use the discussion questions in this guide to examine the complex social and emotional issues in Kat... read more

    Educator's Guide for Playground

    Reach reluctant readers with the semi-autobiographical novel Playground by 50 Cent. This printable g... read more

    Discussion Guide to Bystander

    Lead a serious classroom discussion about bullying, cyber-bullying, and "the bystander effect" with ... read more

    Strays Discussion Guide

    Encourage critical thinking with discussion points for before, during, and after reading Strays, a n... read more

    Monster Reading Guide

    Spark a spirited debate about the moral and social dilemmas that arise in Walter Dean Myers's Monste... read more

    Seedfolks Teacher's Guide

    Examine the themes and characters in Newbery Medalist Paul Fleischman's Seedfolks, a series of first... read more

    The Leanin' Dog Reading Guide

    This reading guide includes class discussion questions and extension activities for The Leanin' Dog ... read more

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