Thank You Omu Interactive Read Aloud - Community Helpers

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Thank You Omu is a wonderful book to teach students about community helpers.  Easily teach this SEL skill with the picture book, Thank You Omu! The full interactive read aloud lesson plan for Social Emotional Learning is ready for you to simply print and teach!

Book Title: Thank You, Omu by Oge Mora

SEL Skill: Social Awareness: Community Helpers

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  • 40+ read aloud lessons
  • calendar of book titles
  • BONUS response journal (only available in the bundle)!

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Thank You Omu! is a wonderful read aloud book to share with your students. The interactive read aloud has everything you need to help build community in your class.

How to use the Thank You, Omu lesson:

★ Teacher Guide

The interactive read aloud includes a teacher's guide that outlines the lesson. It provides an introduction to help prepare your students for their learning and set a purpose for the read aloud. It also includes important vocabulary words and the strands that the lesson covers.

★ Talking Points

There are higher level thinking questions and talking points to prompt student discussion about community helpers. Each one has a page number so that you know exactly where in the story to stop!

These will guide students to deepen their understanding of the SEL skill and respond in meaningful ways. These questions can be printed out on a one page guide or on sticky notes, which will allow you to place them right in the book!

★ Student Response

The interactive read aloud also comes with a written response about community. It also includes an activity sheet about community helpers to encourage your students to connect with Thank You, Omu! and build their knowledge on the SEL skill.

There are multiple response sheets that allow for differentiation. An answer key is also provided for your reference.

★ Craftivity

The community helpers craftivity provides a hands-on, engaging component to help students practice the SEL skill. It helps connect the focus to the picture book and to students' lives. They will make a cooking pot, just like Omu!

★ Task Cards

The task cards for Thank You Omu provide thought-provoking questions about community helpers. They can be used a few different ways. The cards could be used orally as a whole class discussion or in small groups. Students could also respond to the task cards individually on the recording sheet that is included.

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Who is this resource for?

This resource is for classroom teachers who need a simple, yet effective way to integrate Social Emotional Learning into their day. 

This low prep resource is easy to implement, but can be used when teachers have time.

It is ideal to focus on one skill per week and there are 38 different interactive read alouds in the full bundle. That's a whole year of Social Emotional interactive read alouds!

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The interactive read aloud lesson plans for SEL are meaningful and engaging, yet they are simple and can be completed in a short amount of time.

Keep your teaching colorful,

Sara ☺

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