Resources for Teacher & Educators based on Ellie and Lou – The Meaning of Friendship
Children’s picture book about friendship
Ellie and Lou – The Meaning of Friendship will lead kids down the path of understanding how to be a sympathetic friend, how to help a friend during a tough situation, and how to tell when someone is a genuine friend.
Read aloud kindness & friendship activities for K – 3rd-grade
Ellie and Lou book interactive read-aloud and lesson plans about building friendships. Ellie and Lou – The Meaning of Friendship is a great book for building classroom community at the beginning of the year.
A lesson plan to get your class discussing friendship, kindness, empathy, and resilience.
- Guiding Questions to accompany read along
- Discussion questions for after the read focusing on the themes
- Vocabulary Guide
- Story map
- Writing prompts as a personal response to the ideas of friendship and helping others
- Social-emotional learning activity
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