I Can Learn Social Skills!: Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up

I Can Learn Social Skills!: Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up

by Benjamin Farrey-Latz

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Overview


Playful poetry to teach basic social skills in a lighthearted way.

Teach and foster social skills with this lively collection of poems for children. Strong social skills are the key to getting along, succeeding in school and at home, and enjoying time with others. Yet for many kids, greetings, eye contact, playing, competing, managing emotions, apologizing, and other essential social skills feel unnatural. One thing that is natural is the appeal of rhyming poems: they are fun to read aloud and easy to remember. These poems for children teach how to improve social skills with a lighthearted touch. Photos showing diverse kids accompany the book’s playful, often humorous language. Activities and lessons at the back of the book help adults guide children in learning social skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631982804
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 762,711
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 5 - 9 Years

About the Author


Benjamin Farrey-Latz is a special education teacher at Jefferson Community School (grades 2–6) in the Minneapolis School District. He has worked in education since 1996 in private, public, and charter schools as both a general and special education teacher. After working several years at the elementary level, Benjamin completed his master’s degree at the University of Minnesota. His thesis focused on methods of teaching social skills to children with special needs.

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