Always Be Good is a short simple book for young children, and beginner ESL readers, promoting important behaviours young children need to learn.
This book teaches children ten important lessons about life skills and hygiene and actions that promote good behaviour and make Mum and Dad or Teacher happy. There are suggestions for lessons supporting the topics at the end which can be used for classroom or home school exercises.
Each of the ten lessons in the book is introduced by an animal with a name that uses alliteration, eg Gerty Goat, Wally Walrus. These animals are a feature of Free Kids Books’ life lessons, Be Nice sight words series.
All books are available in Creative Commons – CC-BY-SA-NC, as a pdf download, read online, and in an editable form too – which allows users to build on this resource, create lesson materials or even new resources to share. Editable books can be a good way to teach older children editing, formatting, and writing skills, to create their own books in the same style, please do share them with us if you do!
Note – these books are created using open office draw, since, for picture-based books this format works much better, images and text can be interplayed on each page and don’t scroll. OpenOffice is a free program available at https://www.openoffice.org. The main text is in Open Dyslexic, you will need to install this font to see the file correctly, this is available at https://opendyslexic.org/.
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Text from Always Be Good:
Always be good.
Listen to Mum and Dad.
Keep your room tidy.
Always brush your teeth.
Try your best at school.
Always do your homework.
Always do your chores.
Eat up all your vegetables.
Look after your things.
Don’t forget your manners!
The book includes some activities for children to help them think about and discuss behaviour at the end.
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