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suzie.reads
The Sleeper | Emily Barr
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Pickpick

I thought this was brilliant 😊
A fast paced psychological thriller with lots of twists and turns.

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fquadri
The Polar Express | Chris Van Allsburg
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Pickpick

The Polar Express is one of my favorite books, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. This book is a MF and its central themes focus around hope and kindness. It is about a boy who does not believe in Christmas until he embarks on a magical journey to the North Pole on the Polar Express train.

fquadri S can be used for this book because of the difference props that can be incorporated such as a toy train or hot chocolate for students to be engaged and make learning enjoyable. This journey teaches the boy many things including patience and positivity. This book received the Caldecott Medal in 1986. 1w
fquadri
EL strategy 3 can be used for this book to encourage students to relate to the main character of the book and how positive thinking can lead to good things. UDL strategy 5.1 can be used with this book because there was a movie made on this book and so after students read this book, teachers can show the movie and this will make learning exciting.
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fquadri This website is great for looking for lesson plans to use with the book. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/polar-express-...
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Dylanburgett
The Secret Subway | Shana Corey, Red Nose Studio
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Mehso-so

This SF story is written by Shana Corey and illustrated by Red Nose studio. It‘s about New York City and an inventor who creates a super sized fan designed train. That is pushed through all the underground by pure wind force. Teach strategy: IR. EL: Integrate speaking, listening, reading and writing activities. UDL: Enhance capacity for monitoring progress. Website: https://vimeo.com/156712696 #UCFLAE3414SU19

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Summerm
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Pickpick

This Caldecott Medal, Sibert Honor & New York Time Bestseller RF book is about a brand new, huge train that is filled with the crew & the new passengers who begin their 1,0000 mile long ride. It explains how much work it is to make the train ride smoothly. It is very descriptive and allows the reader to feel as though they are on the train themselves.

https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/locomotive

Summerm This book would best be RA by utilizing the UDL strategy 1.2 (call for alternatives or auditory information) & 3.1 (activate or supply background knowledge) with EL strategies 11 (place language in meaningful context) & 14 (simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant) #ucflae3414su19 1w
Summerm 3.1 (the teacher has the opportunity to ask the students if they've ever seen a train, or even ridden on one. And what their knowledge is about it. They can explain them and the teacher can help guide the conversation by asking questions and elaborating.

14 (by slowing speech and making it more simple, it can help the EL's by allowing them to follow along. I heard myself reading this quickly, by noticing that, I now know to slow my reading down
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erinjohns
Life After: A Novel | Katie Ganshert
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Finding life, love, and healing after survivng. How to begin again and again. How truth can set you free.

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Ellen_C
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Panpan

Volumes 2 and 3. Disappointing! Each volume has a different writer so the story is not coherent. Cliffhangers from volume 1 are not resolved. Weird plot twists are thrown in with little explanation. I am willing to suspend belief to a certain extent with sci fi but your story has to hold together! https://cannonballread.com/2019/07/snowpiercer-2-the-explorers-and-snowpiercer-3...

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Ellen_C
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Mehso-so

Interesting French graphic novel. Due to a climate disaster, the world is an uninhabitable frozen wasteland. Survivors live aboard the train Snowpiercer, which is set up by strict class division. When a runaway from third class is caught in second, investigations begin and revolution is in the air. https://cannonballread.com/2019/07/snowpiercer-vol-i-the-escape-elcicco/

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faelinwolf
Snakes on a Train | Kathryn Dennis
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It's a snake reading on the train! 🤣🤣🤣 #charactersreading

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AlisonM
Field Notes on Love | Jennifer E. Smith
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Pickpick

Such a cute story! I always love hearing how people met, and when they fell in love. Mae and Hugo‘s story hit all the spots! Both characters have interesting back stories, that made this book hard to put down. The audio version was great! #Book17of2019

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gradcat
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#LilithJuly

(Day 1 - #GetOutTheMap)

*Paul Theroux has traveled the map. This song made me think of all the times Theroux may have gotten out the map. For all of you Theroux addicts out there, he has a new one coming out in October: “On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey.”
*The images above are representative of the lyrics of the song.

KarenUK Nicely done! I just love this song... just makes you want to jump in a car and take off...... 💕🎶 3w
Cinfhen Another fabulous college and I love your signature image 👍🏻 3w
gradcat @KarenUK & @Cinfhen Thanks so much for commenting! Yes, I like my “cat in the hat” . . . ♥️ 3w
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