Use books to spark social and emotional growth in your classroom. This pack showcases 18 favorite read-alouds that inspire discussions about friendship, bullying, kindness, taking risks, sharing ideas, self-esteem, persevering, making mistakes and more. It includes 18 reproducible writing response sheets, ideas for anchor charts and bulletin boards, a parent letter, 3 writing assessments and 1 speaking and listening assessment. Also included are over one dozen pages of mentor texts that can be used to teach social and emotional skills to young learners. This product will help you create a classroom climate where children are kind and support one another as they learn! Perfect for Pre K-2 classrooms. Great for Back To School!