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Bmelendez92

Bmelendez92

Joined May 2019

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B / Caldecott Medal / RA
• This book helps talk about Martin Luther Kings Life in a way for children to understand.
http://www.thenedshow.com/assets/never-give-up-intermediate-lesson-plan-martins-...
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• UDL: 3.2
• EL: Big picture book and few sentences make it easy for ELs to grasp words

DeniseR Great book! I found it useful for an interactive read aloud. It was also good for pre-teaching vocabulary and had vivid images. 2mo
TracyHayes There are many good books about MLK, but the illustrations on this one are just amazing. 2mo
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RF / none (but based in the #1 newyork times best seller) / RA
• This book is about a kid who finds out everyone has a bucket and it can either be filled or dripped! The choice is up to him!
http://www.thenedshow.com/assets/encourage-others-intermediate-lesson-plan-how-f...
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• UDL: 9.3
• EL: Pictures that go with words, acting out parts of this book is easy

Kayladvazquez I like the concept of this book. I feel it will get kids to look at the positive side of life. I like how the parts are easy to act out it would really get kids involved. 2mo
raqueldonna This is a really cool concept, I like the discussion questions in the web link. This would be a good think aloud or interactive read aloud book. 2mo
Lindseyraepalmx This concept is such a great tool for young kids. I think it‘s important to show them that things can be viewed in a positive or negative way. 2mo
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The Little Red Hen | Paul Galdone
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TL / none / DR
• the cat, dog & mouse sleep all day while the hen does all the work to make a cake, once the cake is baked the cat, dog and mouse all want a piece but the little red hen decides she deserves all the glory
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Little-Red-Hen-Unit-of-StudyEngaging...
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• UDL: 4.1
• EL: short sentences and pictures of the characters by what they are saying

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The One and Only Ivan | Katherine Applegate
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RF / John Newberry Medal / IR
• This book is about a gorilla name Ivan who lives in a mall for 9,855 days, when he starts to paint more and more he is able to save himself and his elephant friend ruby, keeping his promise to the late stella.
https://media.btsb.com/TitleLessonPlans/597.pdf
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• UDL: 6.4
• EL: you can easily locate a audio book and have students listen to the audiobook at their own pace

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RF / 2000 Caldecott Medal / AS
• This book is about a man named Joseph who always took his old worn garments and turned them into something new!
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/joseph-had-lit...
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• UDL: 7.2
• EL: Short sentences and lots of pictures about the sentence

Kayladvazquez I love the resource you gave it provides questions that can be used when doing an interactive read aloud which is great. I like the idea of getting the children involved and acting out the book. I feel this book has a lot of hands-on and visual activities that would be very helpful for ELL's. 2mo
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MF / 2019 Colorado Children‘s book / RA or DR
• This book is about the legend of Rock, Paper and Scissors and their destiny to fight someone worthy! After countless attempts they find each other and have the battle of the centuries !
https://www.floridamediaed.org/uploads/6/1/4/2/61420659/the_legend_of_rock_paper...
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• UDL: 5.2
• EL: This book has excellent illustrations and dramatic word use easy for an EL to follow

Kayladvazquez This book is cute. The illustrations look great. I feel students would like this book because it is relating to something they know. It would be fun to read this and then have a class competition on whos the best Rock, paper, scissors champion. 2mo
Lindseyraepalmx This book is definitely making me “to read” list. It looks like such a fun book to use in the classroom 2mo
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Before You Were Here, Mi Amor | Samantha R. Vamos
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RF / 2010 Washington State Book / RA
• This book is about a mother who takes about everything she did while pregnant with her baby and all of the family involved in welcoming the baby
• You could use this book to share about how someone with a different culture can do the same things to prepare for a baby in your class
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• UDL 3.2
• EL: ELs can relate, use picture to connect to text

KPC Very cute book and girls! :) I love all these books that teach us about different cultures. 2mo
Kayladvazquez This is a cute book. I would love to read it to my children in the future. I also believe it would be a great book to keep on the self in the classroom for those students that are becoming big brother and sisters. The students can read the book and get a feel for what their mom is going through. 2mo
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MF/ None / DR
• This book is about the narrator warning a kid about wishing for a unicorn ! Oh no BAD IDEA KID! This book is hilarious and reminds us you get what you wish for.
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/BOOK-STUDY-You-Dont-Want-a-Unicorn-4...
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• UDL: 3.3
• EL: A lot of colorful pictures and short sentences

KPC This looks like a fun book! As adults, we can probably relate to it! Sometimes we wish to have something so bad without thinking about the consequences. Cool pic! 2mo
Kayladvazquez I think this would be a good book for children. It will teach them to be careful what they wish for and that the grass is not always greener on the other side. The illustrations look good. I would love to use this as a read aloud. 2mo
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RF / None / RA or IR
• This book is all about Isaac and he talks about his amazing super powers! This book explains why Isaac does certain things in a kid friendly language.
https://www.teachingbooks.net/clp.cgi?master_id=50323&lf_id=9
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• UDL: 3.2
• EL: Short paragraphs, coming from 1st perspective, Colorful bright pictures

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Alma and How She Got Her Name | Juana Martinez-Neal
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RF / Caldecott / RA
• This book is about a girl named Alma Sofia Esperanza Jose Pura Candela, she learns from her father how she got her long unique name & how she relates.
http://www.theclassroombookshelf.com/2019/01/the-stories-that-shape-us-teaching-...
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• UDL: 2.4
• EL: This book has short sentences and large pictures

Kayladvazquez This book would be amazing for students that have long names. It would make them feel like they have something to relate to. This book also offers a sense of a different culture which is always good for students to read about. 2mo
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RF / 2017 Children‘s Choice / IR
• This book is about a boy whose asked to take a bath and gives 101 reason why he just can‘t take a bath, only to give 102 reasons why not to get out of the bath 😂
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/101-Reasons-Why-Im-NOT-Taking-a-Bath...
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• UDL: 4.1
• EL: Short sentences, lots each section has a picture to go with the words

KPC Funny! I think this book would be good to promote hygiene in the classroom and to teach them why it‘s so important! 2mo
Alexisjordan5 This looks like a great one to have in the classroom to teach about hygiene to students! 2mo
Kayladvazquez This is such a funny title. I think students will be super engaged with this story. The resource you provided gives a lot of cool activities that can extend the book. 2mo
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Thank You Book | Mo Willems
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RF / Good Reads Choice / S
• This book is about a pig who wants to thank everyone but forgets someone important, is it his best friend? The pigeon? OR YOU?
https://ideas.demco.com/blog/mo-willems-writing-activity-thank-notes/
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• UDL 9.2
• EL: This book has very little words and is very expressive to catch an ELs attention and keep them motivated in the literature

CWalters Love the book— well, I really love the author‘s craft in general! And the girls... TOO cute!!! 2mo
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I Am Enough | Grace Byers
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P / Goodreads Choice / SR
• This book is about a girl who is loving who she is and shows respect, kindness to others and just spread positivity, in a poetry flow.
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/I-am-Enough-by-Grace-Byers-Self-Este...
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• UDL 9.1
• EL: ELs can relate to this positive message through the pictures showing exactly what the sentence is saying

KPC I love books that spread kindness, positivity, and respect! I will definitely look this book up. Love the picture also! :) 3mo
Alexis-Thompson I love books the encourage positivity. It‘s so important to create a safe and positive classroom environment. Makes kids want to learn! 2mo
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These Hands | Margaret H. Mason
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HF / Golden Kite / RA
• This book is about an African American grandfather telling his grandson about his youth and how his hands could do so much but touch bread at the Winder Bread Factory.
https://media.btsb.com/TitleLessonPlans/527.pdf
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• UDL 5.1
• EL: This book has descriptive photos to help EL students understand the text more clearly

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F / Geisel Award / DR
• This book is about a crocodile who loves watermelon, however one day he swallows a seed and he imagines the worst
https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.ilfonline.org/resource/resmgr/201617_Picture_book_reso...
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• UDL 3.1
• EL: this book how bright expressive illustrations

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BE QUIET! | Ryan T. Higgins
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F / SSYRA JR / DR
• This book is about a mouse named Rupert who wants to have a wordless book but his hilarious friends can‘t BE QUIET!
• TR: https://www.floridamediaed.org/uploads/6/1/4/2/61420659/be_quiet_.pdf
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• UDL 5.3
• EL: few words and lots of colorful pictures!!!

StephJB1221 This book looks adorable and engaging! The illustrations alone have me very intrigued. Thanks for sharing! 3mo
CWalters Cute photo!! 3mo
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Everybody Cooks Rice | Norah Dooley
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• RF/ no awards found / RT
• This book is about is about a little girl named Carrie who goes to all her neighbors houses in search of her brother and learns about everyone‘s cultural background and how they incorporate rice in their dinner. This book also includes recipes to make each cultures special rice recipe.
• TS: https://jenmcm04.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/lesson-plan-9.pdf
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• UDL 3.1
• EL: Can show cultural interest in students

StephJB1221 I love that this book teaches about different cultures! It‘s pretty neat that it has real recipes included - students could ask their parents for their favorite rice recipe to share in class! 3mo
CWalters Fun find! Love the recipes. 3mo
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Poor Pluto! | Tokay Colony Elementary School (Lodi, Calif.)
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•SF/ Kids are authors awards / LC
• This book is about a 3rd grade class who was doing a solar system project & found out Pluto was no longer considered a planet. The class then felt bad for Pluto and brought him to school only to find out space is where he belongs
•https://www.commonsense.org/education/lesson-plans/poor-pluto
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• UDL 2.3
• EL: This book teaches about how Pluto is no longer a planet & the picture support the text

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Dazzle the Dinosaur | Marcus Pfister
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• F/ No awards that I could find / RA
• This book is about a unique dinosaur who uses his unique spines to scare away an intruder who intrudes their old home.
• You can use this book to introduce a lesson where the theme is dinosaurs or even to show that being unique is a good thing.
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• UDL 9.1
• EL: Students can listen to the story and develops literary fluency from the read aloud

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• NF/ 2016 Beehive Award/ IR
• This book helps children understand just how much millions,billions and trillions are.
• You can use this book in the classroom by bringing in sugar & popcorn that are mentioned in the book to give a hands on experience.
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• UDL 3.3
• EL: A lot of bright colorful pictures describing what the words are saying along with the numbers to match

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Fly Away Home | Eve Bunting
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• RF / Black-Eyed Susan Award / RA
• Fly Away Bird a symbol for hope, A homeless boy that lives in the airport with his father explains a part of his day to day life in order not to get noticed.
• Guide: http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/flyawayhome.html
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• UDL: 7.2
• EL: Images explain what is going on

Ivanita08 Hello Bianca 🙂, I truly enjoyed this book during our read aloud in the classroom. It is such a great book that inspires hope and gratefulness. (edited) 3mo
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