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Mrs. Payette from Kirkland WA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Little Spot Of 1st Grade SEL

Help me give my students the Little SPOT book series covering a variety of emotions.

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My Students

I teach at a wonderful, supportive school and community in suburban Seattle. My students are extremely curious, excited to learn, full of energy, and creative. The kids in my class are super sweet and full of questions!

My students love reading whether it is by themselves, with a partner, or as a read-aloud.

They are becoming more confident and skilled readers and writers in a variety of genres. My kids love solving math challenges with a partner or playing math games with a group. My students especially look forward to our weekly Fun Friday art projects.

My Project

A Little SPOT is a perfect social-emotional series for first graders. These would be a great addition to my morning meetings online. When I go back to teaching in-person, I will use these as part of a daily social-emotional lesson each afternoon. The books are also written so that first graders can easily read them independently or with a partner. The boxed sets include important topics such as anxiety, organization, and courage.

In a few weeks, my students will be split into two groups: those staying remote and those returning in-person, where they will all have new teachers and classmates.

This transition is uncharted territory and the variety of books in this series will help ensure I can help students with their varying emotions.

Mrs. Payette
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Little SPOT Takes Action! Box Set (8 Books: Kindness, Responsibility, Patience, Respect, Honesty, Organization, Diversity, & Safety) • Amazon Business $44.20 1 $44.20
A Little SPOT of Emotion Box Set (8 Books: Anger, Anxiety, Peaceful, Happiness, Sadness, Confidence, Love, & Scribble Emotion) • Amazon Business $43.42 1 $43.42
A Little SPOT of Life Skills Box Set (8 Books: Courage, Perseverance, Teamwork, Talent, Thankful, Optimism, Creativity, & Giving) • Amazon Business $40.04 1 $40.04
A Little Sleepy SPOT: A Story About A Good Night's Sleep • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little Thanksgiving SPOT • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little SPOT Stays Home: A Story About Viruses And Safe Distancing • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little SPOT of Christmas: A Story About Santa's Helper • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little SPOT of Worry (Inspire to Create A Better You!) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little Calm SPOT: A Story About Yoga and Feeling Focused • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Kindness Snippet Jar • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little SPOT Wears A Mask • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little SPOT of Feelings: Emotion Detective • Amazon Business $11.93 1 $11.93

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