William O. Schaefer Elementary School

Set SAIL for a Respectful Year!
                  Be respectful!

Overview: Respect is demonstrating courteous behavior, being polite, gracious, well-mannered and considerate around others.



  • Are You Respectful Today by Kris Yankee and Marian Nelson
  • Please Say Please by Margery Cuyler
  • How to Be a Friend by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown
  • Clifford’s Book of Manners by Norman Bridwell
  • Ten Rules of Being a Superhero by Deb Pilutti
  • Respect and Take Care of Things by
  • Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller
  • The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill
  • Me First! by Helen Lester
  • Frog and Toad All Year by Arnold Lobel
  • How Full is Your Bucket? By Tom Rath


We Know the Way (Moana):

Respect Song:

Sesame Street Respect:

Bruno Mars You Can Count on Me:

Read Aloud YouTube Videos:

Are You Respectful Today Video:

Me First by Helen Lester:

What is a Friend:

Recess Queen:

Same Same But Different:

Support our school wide character ed program with the following parent resources:


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