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A sharable classroom story about being kind
In honor of the 2019 book selection, Thank You, Omu! We provided our last read for the record opportunity at Lake Howell high school this morning. We presented and shared ideas related to this wonderful book about community and sharing with over 100 high school students that are currently teaching pre-K classes.❤️📚
Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora is a Ezra Jack Keats, Caledecott and Coretta Scott King book award winner. This RF picture book is an amazing story about a Omu and her bowl of stew. This book has an amazing message about sharing that I think would be wonderful for a RA! Discussion questions for this book can be found here: https://thestorybooklady.com/thank-you-omu/
Thank You Omu! (RF) by Oge Mora shows the importance of community. I got a chance to read this book at read for the record this year and the children loved it. I would have children read this with a partner. The UDL guideline I would use is 8.3 and 8.1 and the ESOL strategy I would use is number 20. https://growingbookbybook.com/thank-you-omu-activities/ shows you different activities you can use with this book.
This is RF book is by Oge Mora. It is about when Omu makes an amazing stew for dinner everyone starts smelling it and asks her for a taste. There is a wide range of people who come to her from a little boy to a hot dog vender. After Omu gives everyone a taste, there is none left for her. So everyone gives a sweet surprise at the end! It also won the Caldecott. #ucflae3414f19
Thank You, Omu is a great realistic fiction book written and illustrated by Oge Mora. It won the Caldecott Award also which is awesome! I loved reading this book in class so much that I decided to buy it! It‘s about Omu who cooks stew and gives it to everyone who knocks on her door and asks for some until she runs out. They were so thankful for her sharing her stew with them that they brought her food.
This RF book written and illustrated by Oge Mora is a Cadellcott Award winner. This book tells the story of Omu, which means queen in Igbo, and how her stew makes the whole community come together. # ucflae3414f19
This RF book tells the story of what kindness can bring. It is written and illustrated by Oge Mora, and she won a Caldecott Medal for her fantastic illustrations. A sweet old grandmother makes a big pot of soup for dinner. When many townspeople smell the soup they want to try it, and as a kind person would do the grandmother shares. What happens when she runs out of the soup before she can try it? #ucflae3414f19
#ucflae3414f19 Thank You, Omu by Oge Mora is a RF book that would be great to be read as a RA. This book tells a story of grandmother who opens her heart to the world and begins to share this delicious soup with everyone. But when she runs out, what would she possibly do? Through this RA, you can teach students the kindness of sharing.
Thank you, Omu by Oge Mora is a wholesome story of Omu, who made a thick red stew and decided to share it with the people who come to her door. When she runs out of stew, what is she to do? This book would be effectively taught through RA to the whole class room. ESOL strategy 6 would be utilized by asking questions to gauge understanding of the story.
Omu prepares her delicious stew while she reads her new book, and the smell begins to entice the neighbors. Community workers and other local friends follow the smell to Omu‘s house, where she gladly serves her guest with the plentiful stew. Unfortunately, when Omu is done serving everyone, she does not have enough stew for herself, but her day ends with a few surprises!
#UCFLAE3414F19 Thank You, Omu, is the debut book written and illustrated by Oge Mora. It is a realistic fiction book about a grandmother who opens her heart to everyone in her community by sharing her delicious stew that she made for dinner. The appealing smell of the woman‘s stew is wafted into the streets of her community. Then, one by one, community members start knocking on her door to try some of her delectable stew.
This RF picture book by Oge Mora has won the 2019 Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King, and John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator. This story tells about a sweet, caring woman who makes a delicious stew that wafts through the community. Community members stop by to have some and book shows great qualities of sharing, gratitude and giving back. I would love to read this book as a RA, in the month of November close to Thanksgiving! #ucflae3414f19
This RF book opens the hearts of many! What a great gift, giving can be. This would be a great RA during the holiday season (Thanksgiving). It is a great story about a sweet woman who cooks a stew that has a delicious smell that travels. One by one people knocks on her door to have some! Read the story to see what happens next. ESOL strategy talk with the class on the sequence of the book. Come up with great building questions. #ucflae3414f19
Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora is a Caldecott and Coretta Scott King RF PB that exemplifies what it means to be a good human through sharing and gratitude. This book would be a great RA for students who are struggling with sharing, possibly for a primary classroom. #ucflae3414 (CMC) https://growingbookbybook.com/thank-you-omu-activities/ a great resource for activities that coincide with Thank You, Omu!
Written by the amazing Oge Mora, Thank You, Omu! is a Caldecott and Coretta Scott King award winning exemplary book on community and selflessness. It‘s a must have in the K-3 classroom libraries to teach children the value of helping others and kindness. This RF work of art is perfect for PR and having your students reflect on the story.
This book was definitely one of my favorites so far. It is an award winning book for so many reasons! This book is all about kindness and being willing to share and give to others when you can. This book will teach kids about selflessness and the willingness to help one another which is a lesson that will carry them through life. It also shows kids that giving to others who have given to you is a fine idea
Omu is cooking a delicious, thick red stew for dinner. But when the neighbors come knocking, she gives away one bowl, then another, and tell her dinner is all gone. But there‘s a surprise waiting for her as the neighbors come back. Dinner is saved and everyone is grateful for their gifts.