One Book, Many Lessons: Each Kindness
By: Jacqueline Woodson
(2013 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award for Book for Younger Children)
When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya’s shabby clothes and refusing to play with her.
Social Studies: Explore ways kindness can be expressed to others in the community.
Reading: Using the subject filter in CLCD, find other books about kindness. Feature these books in your classroom library for a week and encourage students to read them after finishing classwork. Check out our Thematic Reading List- Kindness to get started http://www.readandshine.com/2017/11/14/thematic-reading-list-kindness/.
Writing: Students write about a time someone expressed kindness to them.