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DeannaT96

Joined August 2017

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it." -J.K. Rowling
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Goblins in Green | Nicholas Heller
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This F book is a cute color coded creative take on the alphabet and colors that can be used in a RA. Goblins are trying on different clothing with different colors and prints, and they‘re not always wearing them right. This book covers UDL 2.3, 2.5, 3.3, 7.2. ESOL 4, 6, and 16. The resource I️ found is for younger children who still are working with the alphabet, but follows the alphabet/color(or coloring in this case) book set up.

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Glad Monster, Sad Monster | Cecily von Ziegesar, Anne Mirands
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Glad Monster, Sad Monster is a mix of NF, and F as it‘s talking about human emotions but using monsters to explain it. It covers UDL 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 6.3, 7.3, and 9.2 as well as ESOL 11, and 18. It would go wonderfully as a DR where kids can express the emotions. It would also be great for younger kids to have included in a safe space area to work through their feelings. I️ chose an activity specifically to enhance this.

DeannaT96 This lesson has kids exploring their emotions and learning how to be able to control them themselves http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson-plan-managing-feelings.shtml #ucflae3414f17 5y
AJones Cute photo! 5y
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Red: A Crayon's Story | Michael Hall
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Red is a PR or an IR F book about a crayon that‘s labeled red but colors blue, the issues it faces, and the solutions that are arrived at. It covers UDL: 2.3, 3.2, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2 and ESOL 1, 3, and 12. The resource is the author‘s activity guide http://645e533e2058e72657e9-f9758a43fb7c33cc8adda0fd36101899.r45.cf2.rackcdn.com... #ucflae3414f17

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This HF, SR, book is about a young family living in the Great Depression. When Bonnie‘s father leaves after months of being unable to find work, she sets out to find him. Using her voice to call him home. It covers UDL- 3.1, 3.3, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2 and ESOL 4, 5, and 32. The resource is about the music from the Great Depression, specifically focusing on “Buddy Can You Spare A Dime” which is exactly what Bonnie needed people to do for her and her family

brittanyg I love your description of the book and no I‘m interested to read it! 5y
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When I'm Sleepy | Jane R. Howard
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This NF, IR book is great to lazy days in the classroom when everyone is sleepy or for days when you‘re learning about where animals live. It gets students engaged with questioning about what it‘d be like to sleep in different animals natural habitats and has beautiful illustrations. It covers UDL 3.1 ESOL 14, and 27. #ucflae3414f17 the resource is for a habitat matching game https://www.education.com/worksheet/article/animal-habitats-match-up/

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Underground is a HF simple picture book that follows the story of a group of slaves who are trying to break free and make it north where they can be. It uses simple, simple sentences which lends it to be an excellent GR. It covers UDL 3.1, 7.2 and ESOL 14, and 27. The resource is for 5th up while the book is geared more towards emergent readers, however you can modify the lesson, or use the book as a jumping point for the main lesson.

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This RF book could be used in a few ways. Namely as an LC book. When used with an author study this could really help them understand hank green better. It covers UDL 1.1-1.3, 2.5, 4.2 and 9.3. ESOL 41, 27, 31. The resource is a lesson plan for the book https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/THE-FAULT-IN-OUR-STARS-Unit-Novel-St... #ucflae3414f17

Madiwright97 Love this movie, I‘ll definitely have to read the book now! 5y
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This B, IR book is about jazz musician, Mary Lou Williams. It would be great when doing a social studies lesson, or even a great edition to a black history month segment. If your focus is music, you could use this to introduce jazz even. It covers UDL: 3.1, and 7.2 as well as ESOL 4, 28, and 31. I️ found a resource that takes talking about a jazz musician and goes into what jazz itself is.

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This is such a great book. And I‘m not just saying that because it was my LC book for class. It really is captivating and a great read. It could be a PR or IR book just as easily as it was a LC. It won the Newbery award for 2017, and the Texas Bluebell Award. I️ found a teacher resource with activities and assessments for 5-9th grade students

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The One and Only Ivan | Katherine Applegate
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This F book is- as we all know- a wonderful book for LC. It has wind the Newbery Award. The resource is have is actually a LC based assignment pack where students rotate through all of the jobs (that are themed to go with different characters like essential questioner is Ivan, wise words for Stella, and Clever Connector for Julia.) https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Literature-Circles-PacketWith-The-On...

DeannaT96 UDL: 2.3, 2.5, 3.2, 5.2, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, and 9.3. ESOL: 1, 4, 6, 16, 23, 32, 36, 38, 41, 44, and 48. #ucflae3414f17 5y
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Mary Poppins | P. L. Travers
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Mary Poppins is a F book series that follows (as you know) the story of children who need a nanny. Not just any nanny. Mary Poppins. With plenty of adventures to go on and lessons to be taught, the book gets underway quickly and holds your attention without any effort. It could be used as a LC book and resource I️ have for you is part DR, part activity based work from the broadway show based on these books by P.L. Travers

DeannaT96 http://www.pcpa.org/outreach/poppins_studyguide.pdf the book and resource I️ provided cover UDL: 2.1, 3.1, 7.2 and ESOL 1, 3, 11, 15, 23, 27, and 32 #ucflae3414f17 5y
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BFG | Roald Dahl
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This F book was one of my favorites growing up. I️ must have read this at least a hundred times, if not more. It follows the story of little Sophia who is taken by a giant when she sees him. The BFG as we come to know him is kind, but tiny for a giant. And he doesn‘t eat ‘human beans‘ like his bigger brothers. I️ won‘t spoil it for you but this is a wonderful read. It could be a IR book or a LC book that‘s part of an author study on Dahl.

DeannaT96 It covers UDL: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, and 9.3 as well as ESOL: 11, 14, and 38. The resource is found is from Dahl‘s website and has multiple lesson plans around themes from the book like friendship, dreams, and believing: http://www.roalddahl.com/docs/BFGlessonplans_web_1467018727.pdf 5y
juliek1 This sounds really cute. I haven't seen the movie - I'd like to read it first. Stacking! 5y
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This RF/F book is one of kid‘s favorite Ronald Dahl books. This book, and others of his lend themselves to being a part of a AS on Dahl. This book alone has received the New England Round Table of Children‘s Librarians Award, the Surrey School award, the Millennium Children‘s Book Award, and the Blue Peter Book Award.

DeannaT96 I️ found a few good resources for this book including an Lesson Plan book from Dahl‘s website http://www.roalddahl.com/docs/CharlieLessonPlansFO_1484564964.pdf I️ also found the book formatted into a play- called Willy Wonka Jr. which I️ actually had been a part of in my middle school. Before anyone asks. Yes. I️ was an Oompa Loompa https://www.mtishows.com/roald-dahls-willy-wonka-jr #ucflae3414f17 (edited) 5y
DeannaT96 UDL: 2.2, 3.2 ESOL: 2, 12 5y
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Ms. Cole on an Onion Roll and Other School Poems is just like it sounds. A P book that focuses on humorous characters and incidences that occur in or around school. It covers UDL 2.3, 2.5, 5.3, 7.1, and 8.2 as well as ESOL 4, 12, 16, and 27.
The resource I️ found is from the author‘s website http://www.kallidakos.com/lessonplans/Cole.pdf
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Native American Animal Stories is another TL book covering mythology of the creation of animals as well as explanations of why animals are/look/act the way they do. It lends itself again to a being a storytelling book as the “chapters” are short but cover full stories. Certain stories also lend themselves to being DR stories. #ucflae3414f17 UDL 2.3, 3.1 3.2, 6.3, 7.2, 7.3, and 9.3. ESOL 1, 4, 16, and 27.

DeannaT96 I think that following reading some of the stories in the book, the best way to really bring home the TL aspect of the book would be to have students create their own creation stories. http://www.cpalms.org/Public/PreviewResourceLesson/Preview/48954 (edited) 5y
ashley.v I think your lesson for after reading this book is an excellent idea. Creation stories are always fun to read. 5y
DrSpalding Creating their own creation stories could be a fun addition to a Native American social studies unit as well. We need for our students to write often in order to support their quest of becoming proficient writers. 5y
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This TL story would be a nice and easy read aloud or story telling book. It tells the tale of how the Indian Paintbrush flowers got their name from a young man named Little Gopher who brought the colors of the sunset to the earth so that he could paint it- and therefore memorialize it- on white buckskin. It covers UDL 3.3 and ESOL 16, (possibly 24 depending on your class), 34, and 46.

DeannaT96 #ucflae3414f17 I chose an activity that follows the story where students are painting with paintbrush “flowers” stuck in green floral styrofoam that they can use to create their own sunset paintings with just like Little Gopher did. http://www.craftoart.com/2012/11/the-legend-of-indian-paint-brush.html 5y
ashley.v I love Tomie de Paola! I have not read this book but I really want too. 5y
DrSpalding Tomie is a favorite author of mine. This is an excellent book to incorporate in a Native American social studies unit in either second or fourth grade. 5y
MakenzieT This sounds like an incredible book and it would be perfect for a social studies lesson. 5y
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The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving | Ann McGovern, Elroy Freem
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This NF book would be a great introduction to the Pilgrims first year in the new world as it chronicles the time from boarding the Mayflower to just after their three day Thanksgiving celebration. It would be best presented as a dramatic reenactment with students acting out the story as it goes. The repetitive nature of the text as well as simple phrasing allows for a good amount of flexibility in the story‘s use.

DeannaT96 The Pilgrims First Thanksgiving covers 2.3, 2.4, 7.3, and 8.2. It also covers ESOL 4, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 34, and 42. I chose an activity where students can move through an actual timeline of the pilgrims‘ journey much like the book (in fact the cards can be modified to match exactly to the book). 5y
DeannaT96 They also can answer specific discussion questions that go to the cards. At the end of the lesson, the cards can be complied into a classroom book that can be referenced as needed from there out. https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2011/11/the-1st-thanksgiving-a-timeline-acti... #ucflae3414f17 5y
DrSpalding Dramatic reenactment...yes, please. The resource is so hands on as well. Timelines are part of many SS standards in several grade levels! 5y
AmandaHuskey Great book choice! The activity is great way to utilize book sequence as well! 5y
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This book is about a young girl who becomes an American spy during the American Revolution after losing the brother (who had educated her and explained to her the importance of freedom and the rights every man holds) to the British army. She undergoes many challenges, but the biggest of all comes when she must get an urgent message to the leaders of the American army. A message that, if not received, could lead to the Americans losing the war.

DeannaT96 This book would make a great LC book if you were to do a historic fiction series or even a American Revolution set. It covers UDL 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2 and ESOL strategies 1, 5, 9 (if you provide timeline activities for the book especially), and 30 (again, timelines would be a great tool to implement for this reading). 5y
DeannaT96 I chose an activity that has students taking a “quiz” on whether they‘d be a Tory or a Patriot based on scenarios that would have occurred during the American Revolution. I specifically wanted this activity because it would help students further understand the divide between the two groups that is so prevalent in the book. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Are-You-a-Tory-or-a-Patriot-An-Ameri... 5y
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DeannaT96 This HF book would make a great LC book if you were to do a historic fiction series or even a American Revolution set. It covers UDL 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2 and ESOL strategies 1, 5, 9 (if you provide timeline activities for the book especially), and 30 (again, timelines would be a great tool to implement for this reading). 5y
ashley.v This would be great book to read during the American revolution in fifth grade. 5y
DrSpalding Yes @ashley.v fifth grade is correct! I agree. I have a signed copy of this one but haven't read it yet! Adding it to my TBR stack!❤️📚 Great choice. The resource says for 8th and up but the scenarios could be modified for younger students! 5y
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This RF book is absolutely wonderful! It follows the story of a man who finds meaning in caring for books in a library after his books and words are blown away in a hurricane. The message it sends is that books care for those that care for them. Because this book was first an animated short, it covers UDL 1.2, 1.3, 2.5, 4.1, 4.2, 7.3, and 8.2.

DeannaT96 The activity I chose is a step by step of how students can create their own books. Allow them to create a new story, or retell the book in their own way with their own illustrations http://www.mykidsadventures.com/homemade-book/ 5y
DeannaT96 By showing kids how to create their books they cover ESOL strategies 8, 16, 17, and 30. Personally I would present this book as a RA, but it also lends itself to IR with its multiple formats that make the book comprehensible to all learners of all backgrounds. 5y
KarinaGuillen This is a must have book! Especially after seeing the interactive app that goes along with the story. 5y
DrSpalding Woo hoo! Your students will love it! Awesome story with so many possibilities for use in the classroom! 5y
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Side By Side | Rachel Bright
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Rachel Bright and Debi Gliori‘s book Side by Side is about a mouseling who has been left by her older brothers and sisters. She must go on a quest to find a friend- her true friend. Along the way she meets other animals from her home Wintermouse Woods who would be her friend, but she continues along. But she is in for a surprise when a quiet vole reveals he‘s been by her side the whole time.

DeannaT96 This book is great for a whole class read aloud in the first few days or even weeks of class. It can be followed by a short activity on friendship where students fill out a venn diagram of similarities and differences between themselves and a friend. 5y
DeannaT96 http://www.classroomfreebies.com/2014/09/apple-venn-friends.html?utm_source=feed....
The theme of this book is friendship. It meets UCF‘s Cultural Competencies: C1, A2, A7, S4, and S5 as well as UDL: 8.3 and 9.3. The EL strategies are 16, 45, and 46.
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Klewis81 Love the pictures! Sounds like a great book! (edited) 5y
hannahl This book is amazing! I think the theme of friendship is so important for young children to understand. Great post! 5y
KarinaGuillen I love the artwork on the cover! This is a great book about friendship and finding your way. I agree that this would be a great book to read at the beginning of the school year. 5y
AmandaHuskey Love the stuff animals with your picture! I definitely want to read this book! I agree, friendship is needed in school!! (edited) 5y
MarinaForsythe I haven't heard of this book yet, and the theme seems like a great one to read to our future kiddos! Also I love the stuffed animals in your picture! 5y
emily_minnear I haven‘t read this book yet but based on what you‘ve said about it I definitely will be! I love your idea to create a venn diagram comparing themselves to a friend. Seems like a fun activity for them to get to know their peers. 5y
ChelseaPerez What a cute display!!!! I love the message of friendship, embracing differences, and accepting others !!!! (edited) 5y
JocelynNolton This seems like a really good book to have in the classroom because it is about friendship and as we know... that is very important to little kids. I also like how you incorporated stuff animals into your picture. 5y
DrSpalding The venn diagram helps students with classifying information. This is wise. As previously noted in class, I think this makes for a great read along with Quackers by Liz Wong. 5y
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