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A Big Guy Took My Ball!
A Big Guy Took My Ball! | Mo Willems
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Piggie is devastated when a big guy takes her ball! Gerald is big, too...but is he big enough to help his best friend?
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Ericaj
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This is MF. This book is great for RA for kindergarten or 1st grade. This is from Elephant and Piggie Book Series. Peggie got his ball taken away from the big guy. Peggie goes to ask for help from Gerald. It has a cute ending. This book is Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor book. https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/elephant-piggie-big-guy-took-my-ball This website provides activities such as Crisscross, memory matching, and word search.

Ericaj The activities help students recall the story. UDL principle 2.5 Illustrate through multiple media. ESOL strategy # 14 Simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant. #UCFLAE3414SP21 2y
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LeslieO
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1. Harriet the Spy
2. Reading!
3. Cleaning my room
4. My Chrissy doll. Her hair could grow.
5. Anything Mo Willems
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Karisa Oh! We had a Chrissy doll too! Loved it until a cousin gave her a haircut... 🤣 4y
wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 💜 4y
LeslieO @Karisa OH NO! Just push the button and it got shorter! No need for the permanent cut. 4y
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DHill Chrissy was my favorite, too! 4y
Karisa @LeslieO I know, right?! All the other cousins were so mad. 😂 4y
Dragon Harriet the Spy 💚💚💚 4y
LeahBergen I had the Velvet doll! 4y
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ERodriguez
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A Big Guy Took My Ball by Mo Willems a AF, winner of Theodor Seuss Geisel Medals.A great book for DR. It is about a piggy called Piggie ,who‘s ball was taken by a big guy.His friend Gerald the elephant tries to help, but when he goes to get ball is a big whale.In the end the whale was nice and brings back the ball he found.The piggie and the whale felt that cause of their size,no one would play with them.They all end up friends and play together.

ERodriguez A great book to teach about differences and how sometimes we easily can judge a person without knowing what the person is really feeling. The student will reflect on their experiences or feeling about friends, using a a graphic organizer called Venn diagram. When finish they will share with class. http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/activities-projects/f... (edited) 4y
ERodriguez EL 4/Link lesson to student‘s prior knowledge. UDL 9.2 /Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 4y
Thayes1787 This seems like such a fun book and would be great for the younger grades! Awesome 😊 4y
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prissy.mooney This sounds like a great book! I know every child will be able to relate to it in some way or another! 4y
RossoS Great book!! I really like the activity that you included, using a Venn diagram for students to reflect on differences and similarities they share with their friends. This book definitely teaches a great lesson. What can I say? Mo Willems has officially become a favorite 🙌 4y
Ordonezk Very good review, I think all kids can relate to feeling like they don‘t belong. I can imagine it being a very good read followed by a thoughtful discussion in the classroom. Thanks for sharing :) 4y
GGallegos Love his books❤📚❤ 4y
ERodriguez @RossoS Very true, he has great books, 4y
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ashlinisme
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We needed #yellowcovers for our summer reading bingo. Thank goodness for Elephant and Piggie. #riotgrams

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