Lesson #1 – It’s Hard to Be Good! introduces Ellie the Wienerdog trying her best to do the right thing. She tries, she really does! But can she resist temptation? This hilariously relatable story will have children and adults alike reading and laughing together again and again.
Spend one week with Ellie in the classroom to help your students better understand what it means to be a good citizen. Children will gain independence, grow emotionally, and learn how to make good decisions regarding their own behavior. The manners, self-discipline, and thinking skills taught here will provide students with a solid foundation to build from into adulthood.
This type of behavioral education, made playful and engaging, is a wonderful classroom project. Ideal examples of conduct are discussed and shared among classmates and friends, making them real and relevant. The following outline will help you create a classroom environment to support your theme week: “What does it look like to make good choices?”
Imagine Ellie the Wienerdog just jumped off the page and onto your lap! Adorable, cuddly and super soft, Ellie’s new plushie is guaranteed to be loved by young and old, people and pets, alike!
Open a Book – Open Your Imagination
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