MySELF: My Social Emotional Learning Foundations


My Social Emotional Learning Foundations

English & Spanish • PreK-Grade 2

Social-emotional learning is key to a brighter future where individuals and communities thrive.

Prepare for lifelong achievement with a research-based SEL program.

  • Explicit instruction guides educators in building positive learning environments and introducing early literacy skills.
  • Culturally relevant resources with prompts and activities encourage reflection and celebrate the diversity of today’s classrooms.
  • Comprehensive and equitable materials provide extended opportunities that support all learners and strengthen communities.

View our equivalent Spanish series, Mi BASE.

Watch this video to see the full scope of what MySELF and Mi BASE have to offer.

Twelve themes each include six titles – available as lap books and small books – a double-sided poster, a Teacher’s Guide, and a Family Guide.

PreK-1 Themes and Grade 1-2 Themes


PreK-1 Themes


  • I Build Positive Relationships
  • I Communicate and Collaborate
  • I Am Self-Aware
  • I Have Feelings
  • I Get Along with Others
  • I Am in Control of Myself
  • I Believe in Myself


  • I Make Responsible Decisions

Grades 1-2 Themes


  • I Treat Others Well


  • I Can Manage Myself and Set Goals
  • I Respect Differences
  • I Am a Responsible Community Member

Enrich and deepen existing curricula or use the books and lessons to create your own thematic units.

Classroom and theme sets are complete with:

Small Books 6 titles per theme
Teach print concepts and instill a love of reading with fiction and nonfiction titles that encompass key SEL topics.

Lap Books 6 titles per theme
Ideal for shared reading and whole-group discussion while students can have their own small book version.

Double-Sided Posters 1 per theme
Encourage real-world connections and inspire discussion with engaging photos and prompts.

Teacher’s Guide 1 per theme
Integrate social-emotional and early literacy skills with step-by-step support, plus tips for English Learners.

Family Guide 1 per theme
Help families support their child’s social-emotional development with reading tips and extension activities.

Take-Home Books 6 titles per theme
Empower children to bring their school experiences home with consumable mini-books for each title.

Student Journals
Encourage children to respond to texts through drawing and writing with consumable personal journals.

Display Box
Conveniently transport all classroom and theme set resources in a sturdy and beautifully designed box.




Small Books and Lap Books

Double-Sided Posters

Teacher's Guides

Family Guides

Take-Home Books

Student Journals

Display Box

Every resource is available digitally in the Benchmark Universe™ Digital Platform.  

Plus, an exclusive on-demand Benchmark Academy course offers a comprehensive overview that helps educators understand program benefits and implementation.


NEW Theme Sets Available Available Fall 2022


Download to learn more about MySELF: My Social Emotional Learning Foundations.


Watch this video to see the full scope of what MySELF and Mi BASE have to offer.

Virtual Samples

Experience MySELF with virtual samples of books and instructional support.​

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