"All of Louis thoughts are very important to him. In fact, his thoughts are so important to him that when he has something to say, his words begin to wiggle, and then they do the jiggle, then his tongue pushes all of his important words up against his teeth and he erupts, or interrupts others. His mouth is a volcano!" This book can be used in the classroom to introduce classroom rules, expectations and routines. It can lead to a discussion on what should be appropriate to ask the teacher and what the student should ask a peer. The book is a great engaging materials that allow students to learn how to follow procedures.
When sophie gets really really angry illustrates a girl named Sophie who gets angry and runs away. This book would be great to introduce emotions in the classroom. Anger can be very upsetting for some children, therefore this book displays that everybody gets angry sometimes. The discussion can also lead to what you can do to deal with anger. This book can also be read to the class while introducing routines and expectations.
This book is about a young girl who wakes up with colorful stripes. She changes colors to match whatever is happening around her. She stand out and find what is to be herself. This book could be used in the classroom to introduce a discussion about trying new things. It can also be used to discuss the importance of being unique and beautiful. The students could also write a brief journal entry of what makes them unique and stand out from the crowd.