Book of the Month Building Strong Character Through Literature

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The teachers  at the St. Regis Mohawk School read the book of the month to the students each month . In connection with discussing story elements, teachers and students discuss the character trait that the book is highlighting. Students typically complete a response to literature in class to demonstrate their understanding of the story and character trait. 

 

September 2009

Fishy Friends
by Michael Patrick O'Neill


Character Trait =
Responsibility

October 2009

The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin

by Joe Troiano


Character Trait=
Acceptance
November 2009

Three Pebbles
and a Song

by Eileen Spinelli




Character Trait = Cooperation
December 2009

Hope is An Open Heart

by Lauren Thompson


Character Trait =
Perseverance
January 2010

Jeremiah Learns to Read

by Jo Ellen Bogart


Character Trait = Self-Discipline
February 2009

Sam and the Lucky Money
by Karen Chinn


Character Trait=
Generosity
March 2009

Now One Foot, Now the Other
by Tomie dePaola


Character Trait =
Friendship
April 2009

The Empty Pot
by Demi


Character Trait=
Honesty
May 2009

How to Heal a Broken Wing

by Bob Graham


Character Trait =
Compassion
June 2009

The Mud Pony

retold by Caron Lee Cohen


Character Trait=
Respe

 

The Book of the Month    March 2010

 

March 2010

Now One Foot, Now the Other
by Tomie dePaola


Character Trait =
Friendship

 

 

Character Trait for Acceptance

 

friendˇship

1

the state of being a friend; association as friends: to value a person's friendship.

2.

a friendly relation or intimacy.

3.

friendly feeling or disposition

 

 

 

 

Quotes About this Month's Character Trait:

 

page last updated 3/1/2010

 

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