Lesson plan for Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson. Chloe and her friends won’t associate with the new girl, Maya. Maya is different. She wears used clothes and plays with old-fashioned toys. Every time Maya tries to play with Choe and her friends, they reject her. Eventually, Maya plays alone, and then stops coming to school altogether.
I would have a stack of these outside my office next to the mailbox so that students who were not comfortable coming to me directly, or came at a time when I was busy, could let me know that they needed to see me. In doing this, it would allow for more students to have an opportunity to meet with me about things that might be bothering them.