1.4 A Key to Being A Good Friend

This lesson starts with reading a friendship book. Need a book to read? Below is a list of friendship books. Check out your school library to see if any are available.

  • Angelo by David McCauley
  • Best Friends by Steven Kelloggfox
  • Being Friends by Karen Beaumont
  • Blabber Mouse by True Kelly
  • Chester’s Way by Kevin Henkes
  • Don’t Need Friends by Carolyn Crimi
  • Duck & Goose by Tad Hill
  • Enemy Pie by Derek Munson
  • Fox Makes Friends by Adam Rolf
  • Friends by Helme Heine
  • Nacho and Lolita by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Nuggest and Darling by Barbara Joose
  • Something Else by Kathryn Cave
  • That’s What Friends Are For by Florence Parry Heide and Sylvia Van Clief

keyAfter reading, hand out templates in the shape of keys. On the keys have everyone list qualities that are helpful in being a good friend.

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Alignment with the 40 Developmental Assets:

  • Encourages Reading for Pleasure(#25)
  • Improves Interpersonal Competence(33)
  • Identifies Positive Values(26-30)