Gia the Giraffe Gets Started!
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills are the tools that every child needs to succeed in school and in life. This book introduces readers to the SEL skill of self-motivation, a key part of the SEL core concept of self-management. Readers will follow Gia the Giraffe as she sets out to make a garden. Eye-catching illustrations, a stimulating storyline, and a relatable situation will engage students as they acquire integral skills for daily life. For a comprehensive learning experience, this fiction title can be paired with the nonfiction title Time to Get Started! (ISBN: 9781725353305). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides vocabulary, reflections, background knowledge, text-dependent questions, whole class activities, and independent activities.