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Big Words for Little People | Jamie Lee Curtis
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Big Words for Little People by Jamie Lee Curtis a RF book. Great book for RA . Love the illustrations. Great way for student to learn new vocabulary words. After reading I would add more vocabulary words.

ERodriguez EL13/ Use preview and review activities. UDL/2.1 Clarify vocabulary and symbols. 5y
ATejada What a cute book! This book is perfect for those who need to learn to express themselves with their BIG words! Thanks for sharing. 5y
AmyPerezCubas I am dying to read this! It looks so cute! 5y
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Sounder | William H. Armstrong
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Sounder by William H. Armstrong a Newbery Medal Award Book.Sounder a NF story about an African-American family in the 19th century who had very little food. The father was a sharecropper, goes hunting for food for his family with Sounder , their dog . One day he stole a hog. He gets arrested and the mean sheriff shoots at Sounder. Sounder was no where to be found. The mom used to tell the children Sounder will return as soon as he is better.

ERodriguez Throughout the story the mom and children work real hard to have food. The boy traveles to different camps to find his dad . In one of his journey he meets a teacher .The teacher helps him , and ask him to attend school . The boy loved to read. Even though his mom struggled,she said he could go . He would go to school for a season then come and work with his mom. 5y
ERodriguez Finally his dad come home, but he was insured . He could not walk or work like before. In the end they go through more sad times. However the boy kept going to school and the family struggle but had enough for the day. 5y
ERodriguez Great story of courage and a family bond. For this novel LC will be great. After the class will create a triple-entry chart. Every group will have three index cards , the will write a specific detail about the setting ,the affects on the characters lives and historical facts. As each group is done they will paste index cards to the chart . https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/sounder-lesson... (edited) 5y
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ERodriguez EL 13/Use preview and review activities. UDL 4.1/Varied the method of response and navigation. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
SierraC Excellent book for Black history month as well as to keep in your classroom library! Wonderful post :) 5y
DrSpalding Excellent resource! Extra effort on the image. Minor errors. 4y
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Zathura: A Space Adventure | Chris Van Allsburg
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Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg , a SF book. The story of two brothers , Danny and Walter , did not get along well. While playing , rough outside Danny found a box of a game named Jumanji.They started playing the game and suddenly , the house moved, and suddenly they where out in space. They go back and move a space in the board , that said earth. Then Walter losses his gravity. Every time they move the dice something different happens.

ERodriguez In the end Walter roll the dice and part of his body was disappearing .Danny worries and wanted to tell him something he never had told him. After they started to spin and ended back in their back yard playing.In the end Walter was nicer .Danny see a box and Walter say “no you don‘t want to look at that box.” (edited) 5y
ERodriguez For this adventure book ,I will start with a summary of the solar system , fact and fiction difference. Then class will be divided in PR . Vocabulary words will be posted in the board. When finished, they will complete a worksheet of meteors ,comet facts , truth and fiction as well. http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonplans/spacescience/lesson3_5.htm (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL 10/ Teach think, pair and share strategies in cooperative groups. UDL 6.3/Facilitate managing information and sources.#UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
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AmyPerezCubas That book sounds so cool! I can‘t wait to read it 5y
prissy.mooney I would love to read this and see how it compares to the movies. 5y
DianaHerrera This book sounds like a good one to read. I never knew it was a book at all maybe because I wasn‘t into books until I got older. Can‘t wait to read it! @ERodriguez 5y
ATejada Just finished reading this one! I loved the movie and love the book even more! Thanks for sharing! 5y
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Bridge to Terabithia a Winner of The NewBery Medal. A great novel for LC. A novel about a fifth grade boy name Jesse , he seems to be a shy kid in school . He makes friend called Leslie .They create an imaginary world, which they love to go and play . At the end something bad happens , and Jesse learns how much he learned from Leslie.(sad)

ERodriguez An activity for this novel can be for the LC , reread the novel and draw a color map of Terabithia based on the details from the novel. They will also label the map. Class will have a guided discussion.EL 38/Assign short readings for homework.UDL6.2/ Guide information processing, visualize,and manipulation. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/bridge-terabit... (edited) 5y
Erothert This book is so heart wrenching but I love it! I love the idea of a guided discussion, this book presents lots of good topics to cover in the classroom 5y
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emilybanne I actually never read the book the movie gets me every time! I would also do a guided discussion 5y
Kaelya Loved this book as a kid it was so sad! I didn‘t really want to watch the movie because I was afraid I would have been disappointed! 5y
prissy.mooney I would love to read the book and then see the movie. So many great comments about it, so I guess I need to add it to my stack to read lol 🤷🏼‍♀️ 5y
RossoS This book sounds so sad, yet so worth reading! 😣I really like the LC questions provided in your resource specially because they cover the different levels of Bloom‘s Taxonomy. Great resource! 5y
DianaHerrera I saw the movie first back when I was in high school (I think) and then I realized there was a book after I watched it. If I were to enjoy reading when I was younger, I probably read it first. @ERodriguez 5y
ATejada Ugh what a classic! Can you believe my sister still cries about it! She read it in the fourth grade and she‘s already 16! She still can‘t get over it LOL! Thanks for sharing 5y
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Little Robot | Ben Hatke
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Little Robot by Ben Hatke a FF an Eisner-winning graphic novel. Great novel, most of the book is wordless . Is about a little girl who stays home from school. While she goes out to play she finds a robot. They become friends.Other robots come for him, they get in a conflict. She ends up fixing them. In the end she stays with her friendly robot.

ERodriguez This book has many great illustrations, I would divide the class in group , GR and then will fill out a QAR strategy(question-answer-relationship)The QAR is a worksheet to classify questions types and respond to pictures in wordless books. 5y
ERodriguez EL2/Promote cooperation (small groups).UDL8.3/ Foster collaboration and community. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
Gabylaurel10 This book looks so cute!! I‘m interested to see what the puffballs are and what they look like!! 5y
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AmyPerezCubas This book sounds super cute! Great post and I can‘t wait to read it!!! 5y
Thayes1787 This is a great book! I really love wordless picture books because it allows students to practice order and sequence. 5y
GGallegos I love this for a science fiction book! I believe it takes great talent to make science fiction books that are fit for the younger elementary schoolers. I love it❤ 5y
ERodriguez @AmyPerezCubas It was ,, it has great illustrations the kids will really love. 5y
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Two Bobbies by Kirby Larson,B book. True story about two animals who were left homeless after the storm Katrina. They went to a temporary shelter and they could not be separated . The volunteer observed and found out the cat was blind. Another reason why Bobbie the dog ,stood close to him .Finally after their story was televised, they were adopted.Bobbie the dog took great care of his friend Bob the cat ,throughout the Hurricane Katrina and after.

ERodriguez For this book I will first introduce the book and then guide the class to PR. After the group will create a Narrative Pyramid. They will reflect on key ideas and details of the story. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/printouts/narrative-pyramid-30... 5y
ERodriguez EL 30/Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and see relationships. UDL/3.3/Guide information processing and visualization. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
Thayes1787 I‘ve heard of this book before but never got a chance to read it! It sounds really emotional so I know I would be interested in it! Great post! 5y
DrSpalding I am glad that you enjoyed this book. Neat resources regarding the narrative pyramid! Try it with students. 4y
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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) 5y
ERodriguez EL 4/Link lesson to student‘s prior knowledge. UDL 9.2 /Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
Thayes1787 This seems like such a fun book and would be great for the younger grades! Awesome 😊 5y
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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! 5y
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 🙌 5y
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 :) 5y
GGallegos Love his books❤📚❤ 5y
ERodriguez @RossoS Very true, he has great books, 5y
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A Chair for My Mother | Vera B. Williams
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A Chair For My Mother by Vera B. Williams, a RF Caldecott Honor Book. Love this story . A young girl whose mom works hard as a waitress . The young girl , with her mom and grandmother save for a new comfortable chair for her mom. They lost everything in a previous fire.When they got a new place ,the neighbors help by giving furniture and bringing pizza .At the end the jar is filled, and they buy a pretty and comfortable chair for her mom.

ERodriguez After introducing the story and making predictions as a class , the predictions will be written in a chart .They will write down their predictions in their journal as well. To finish reading, the class will be assigned to PR. When they are finished, we will discuss and add to the chart their predictions. Can they be true based on the book ? http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/exploring-cost-sa... (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL44/Focus on thinking skills; predict,categorize,classify,observe,and report,(oral-written-pictorial),sequence,summarize.UDL 8.3/ Foster collaboration and community. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
Ordonezk I love the chair! This is such a good book for Mother‘s Day. I like the link you included 5y
DianaHerrera I love the lesson on how to teach students if something is meant to keep because of the meaning or if it is something they think they need to replace at home. It can also teach students the differences between a need (something that‘s necessary) and a want (something that you don‘t always need). @ERodriguez 5y
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The BFG | Roald Dahl
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Ronald Dahl/ The BFG MF Book. A story of a girl who lived in an orphanage, name Sophie. One night she could not sleep, and was taken by a big giant. The giant was a friendly giant who used to blow good dreams to children at night through their window. The giant was not suppose to be seen by a child if not he had to take them. Sophie saw him and she was taken, however she went to his cave, and turned out to be fun.

ERodriguez The BFG also show her the bad giants . In the end the BFG leaves Sophie in the window of the Queen of England room. The queen thought she had a dream but then realize it was true.The Queen meets the BFG, and they go and capture the bad giants and put them in a cave. Great novel for LC. 5y
ERodriguez A great activity, I found was for the class called “Dream Big Inspiration”. The class list three dreams they have for the future and from those they pick one and draw in a bubble template, cut out and put in a jar. Great way to have class collaborate and talk about their future dreams. http://www.scholastic.com/bfg/resources/pdf/classroom/BFG_All_lessons.pdf 5y
ERodriguez EL32/Use student pairs for team learning, especially for reports,experiments and projects. UDL 2.1/ Clarify vocabulary and symbols. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
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Diary of a Spider | Doreen Cronin
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Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin a F Book. The book is a diary written by a spider. The diary starts with a day at school. His diary seems similar to a person life . He has sleeps over with worms (Very funny).He also mentions his grandpa several time in the story . Very creative book. I would read as S, then the class will collaborate groups and do a “fact- fiction “recording sheet.

ERodriguez EL16/Integrate speaking, listening,reading, and writing activities. UDL 3.1/ Activate prior knowledge. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
Gabylaurel10 This book looks really cute! 5y
ERodriguez It is, it is fun how the spider describes his days at school.It surely can make the children connect with their daily routine. 5y
DrSpalding This series of books are a lot of fun in addition to being educational. 4y
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Knuffle Bunny | Mo Willems
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Knuffle Bunny by Mo Williams A Caldecott Honor book. This RF book really made me laugh. Is about a toddler called Trixie, they go to the laundromat. Going home she realize she lost her bunny. She yells , goes out of control. They finally find the bunny inside the washer. The book‘s illustrations where mostly photographs of the places , which it made it more descriptive. Great book for k-3 to Kindergarten.

ERodriguez I would RA to class. After while re-reading , engage with the class in a conversations of what they might say in that situation.The student will have copies of speech bubbles and will replace with their own words.Great activity . https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/knuffle-bunny-... (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL8/Use direct instruction: modeling, explaining, scaffolding,name the strategy and how to use it. UDL 2.2/Clarify vocabulary and symbols. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
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What Grandmas Do Best | Laura Joffe Numeroff
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What Grandma Do Best Flip book by Laura Numeroff. I love this AF book, since I am a grandma😊. The book is a flip book , one side is about the grandma and the other about the grandpa. The grandparents are represented by different animal illustrations, that for sure the children will love. Through out the book the grandparents play and do different activities with the grandkids for example painting,going to the beach , flying a kite .

ERodriguez Reading Strategy will be PR.The students will write acrostic or biographical poems , with peer help , and teacher as well. After we will share with class and they will take home to their grandparents. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/today-nati... (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL32/Use student pairs for team learning, especially for reports, experiments and projects. UDL 1.1/Offer alternatives for visual information. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
DrSpalding I‘m so happy you were able to connect with this author. Neat image. Partner reading would work well and I like the idea of following up using poetry. Minor errors in most posts. 4y
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Mars Needs Moms! | Berkeley Breathed
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Mars needs Moms! A SF book .This book is about a young boy name Milo , that at times he don‘t like his mom. He fall at sleep and dream that a space ship landed. The martians where looking for mom, since they are motherless. Milo watch how they took his mom. Milo goes after his mom , he looses his helmet and started fainting. His mom recues him . His mom faints then the martians take them back home. I‘m the end of the story they are back home.

ERodriguez Teacher strategy will be GR . Great book to teach about the importance of family.A fun activity will be for the students to write messages to their family in a “family journal” .Through out the week they can express themselves using drawings , picture or just simple words. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/persuasive-writin... (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL48/Use groups assignments,portfolio,learning journals and non-print options as alternative assessments. UDL8.3/Foster collaboration and community. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
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The Relatives Came | Cynthia Rylant
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The Relative Came an HF book , a Caldecott Award Winning book. Great story of a family from Virginia who drives with an old station wagon to visit their relatives. Fun story how the spend their time helping fix things and and just having fun.Great book to lead discussion about their own vacation.

ERodriguez For this book the students will do a story board. They will have six boxes, they will draw out there story. Is an activity they will enjoy as well show their creativity. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/relatives-came... 5y
ERodriguez EL30/Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aid to identify concepts and seeing relationships. UDL3.1 / Activate ir supply background knowledge. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
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The Snowy Day | Ezra Jack Keats
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The Snowy Day a RF Caldecott Award Book. A great story about a boy name Peter.It was a snowy day, and Peter went out to play with snow. The book had great illustrations and was very descriptive has he played. After play he makes a snowball and put in his pocket. He checks before going to bed, but the snow ball was not there. He went to bed sad, however when he wakes up, there is still snow and he goes play again. Great adventure book .

ERodriguez This is a RA book. An activity will be to make a connection poster with the class, the students will think of ways they connected to the story and write in the sticky. Great way to have class engage about their personal experiences. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/family-ties-makin... (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL 4/Link lesson topic to student‘s prior knowledge.UDL 1.1 /Offer alternative ways to display information. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
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Malala Yousafzai | Robin S. Doak
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Malala Yousafzai the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize.A B book. Great summary of a courageous young girl who fought to protect women‘s right to education in Pakistan. A very inspiring NF story , amazing how young she was and had a desire to make a difference even though she lived in such a violent country. She did not give up in what she believed even as she faced many danger.

prissy.mooney Sounds really inspiring. What activities could we do with our kids in the classroom? 5y
ERodriguez Lesson plan will be GR , as groups read they will make a KWL chart when all groups are finish we will discuss as a whole. After they will complete a biography graphic organizer, which I think is a great resource for the students to remember the most important facts. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/17-18/malala-champion-womens-ri... 5y
ERodriguez EL2 promote cooperation (small groups). UDL3.3Guide information processing and visualization. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
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Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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Wonder, by R.J. Palacio a #1 New York Bestseller a RF book. I loved it. A novel of a boy named August, who was born with Treacher Collins syndrome,which left his face disfigured. His parents and sister were awesome .He was homeschooled,then his parents decide for him to attend school,5th grade.They wanted him to experience the world out from his home.His principal introduced him to a couple of students, and they retell how they met August .

ERodriguez August had lots of sad moments,however I think he was pretty mature .He goes through many challenges at school with friends and others students ,most were mean . In a class trip, August and Jack went to the woods and faced some mean older students . When August saw how much they protected him and how other students where upset and cared, that made him feel loved. (edited) 5y
ERodriguez This novel is great to teach kindness ,caring even when our appearance is different. Great book for PR , they will create a flip chart to keep track of each character and they will write a letter to one of the characters and explain how their feelings developed through the story . http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/analyzing-narrati... (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL 32/ Use student pairs for team learning , especially for reports , experiments and projects. UDL 3.2/ Highlights patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
DrSpalding This is your best post yet. Excellent detail and I agree that partner reading along with literature circles would work well for this particular text. There is so much to discuss. 5y
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Swimmy | Leo Lionni
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Swimmy by Leo Lionni a Caldecott Award Winning F book.A story about a little black fish in a school of red fish.He gets scared but he meets new friends.The fish confront danger of a big fish, they join together and form a big red fish , Swimmy was the eye. They came together and scared the big fish away .Great book to teach diversity and build class community. Teaching strategy will be DR and after students will create a fish, any size or color.

ERodriguez EL4.Link lesson topic to student‘s prior knowledge.UDL 5.3.Build fluencies with graduated levels of support for practice and performance. 5y
ERodriguez FYI , In the picture are books I purchased today at goodwill.Excited about Swimmy , there was 3 copies. Building my library ❤️ #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
DrSpalding You made some excellent purchases at Goodwill! Proud of you for beginning the process. 5y
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Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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Reading wonder, and enjoying it. Just wanted to share this small part where Jack is expressing what he feels about August.lt is amusing, first ,he says he likes to hang out with him , but then he said is August‘s fault.Similar to upper elementary level students daily topics.🤓

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Grace for President | Kelly S. DiPucchio
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Great RF book. Grace for President by Kelly Dipucchio .Love the illustrations , it really capture school life. A girl for president was cool also Grace had her doubts but in the end she won the votes. Awesome book , it can be used in different subject areas. #UCFLAE3414SuB18

Kaelya This would be a great read for young girls so they know they can do whatever they want and be whoever they want! 5y
ERodriguez Yes it is, it was a fun book . She had her doubts but she made it! (edited) 5y
DrSpalding He sure to consult your rubric. 5y
ERodriguez My teacher strategy will be RA .I found a great activity called “Graffiti wall”. Students will created with opinions about the story and will gather information about elections . They can use sticky notes , draw pictures etc. Fun activity to have display in the classroom for any unit plan. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/voting-what-about... (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL16/Integrate speaking,listening,reading and writing activities. UDL2.1/Clarify vocabulary and symbols. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
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She Persisted | Chelsea Clinton
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Great inspiration NF biography book. A great way to introduce students to some Great women of our American History.March is National Women‘s History month, this will be a great book to read to the class . For classroom activity , we will do a “Alphabet Organizer”. For every letter of the alphabet the class will add a historical name or any category previously chosen. It will be interesting to see if all the letters will be filled.

AmyPerezCubas I love this book! It so inspiring and very important for students to read. I learned so much when I read this book. This should be in every classroom‘s library! 5y
ERodriguez Agree! I like how it gave a summary of so many great women in our history. 5y
DrSpalding Proof your work and be sure it includes all of the necessary details. 5y
ERodriguez EL28/Provide biographies of significant men or women from different countries. UDL2.5/Illustrate through multiple media. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
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You Read to Me,I‘ll Read to You by Mary Ann Hoberman a New York Times Bestseller. A F book , great book with a variety of fun poems. Is a book that can be integrated with different instructional strategies .Choral reading will be a fun strategy .After reading the class will be introduce to acrostic poems, which they can do using their names .

ERodriguez EL10,16 Teach,think,pair and share strategies in cooperative groups and integrate speaking, listening,reading and writing activities. UDL 3.2 Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas and relationships. 5y
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Thayes1787 I‘ve heard of this book before but never read it! It sounds like a great book to introduce students to poetry. Awesome! 5y
Kaelya So cute especially great for someone with children who are new readers to help them read and enjoy reading! 5y
ERodriguez @Thayes1787 It is great, and it has several, it can be used more than once. Which is awesome. 5y
ERodriguez @Kaelya Yes, so important for parents to take time to read with their children. Live goes too fast and those are valuable and needed moments for children. (edited) 5y
DrSpalding This is one of my favorites. We will perform some of these in class. 5y
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When Sophie Gets Angry-Really,Really Angry..by Molly Bang A Caldecott Honor Contemporary Fiction book. Excellent book for lower elementary students , to help them reflect on their emotions. The author did great conveying angry emotions through every page with the descriptive illustrations. The story is about a young girl name Sophie.

ERodriguez While she playing with her gorilla her sister grabs it away. That makes her very angry. She gets real upset and then go out and takes a long walk. She starts admiring nature , which makes her feel better then she returns home. 5y
ERodriguez For this book I would prepare an activity chart ,divide it in three sections and start a conversation with class about what makes them sad or happy. As they express themselves, their thoughts will be added to the chart . After , the students will collaborate in groups and make happy and sad masks. (edited) 5y
ERodriguez http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/using-personal-co... EL 4, 17 Link lesson topic to prior knowledge and provide contextual support through audio visuals, models, demonstration,realia,body language and facial expressions. UDL 3.1 Activate or supply background knowledge. (edited) 5y
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DianaHerrera @ERodriguez I love the idea of having the students create their own masks. This can help the students bring their creativity to life and I will definitely be keeping this lesson pinned in my Pinterest account. 5y
GGallegos I really love how this book helps to explain showing emotions. Some students will not be taught that at home to say "I feel angry" or "You hurt my feelings". I think it is something to have embedded in our teaching and to take time to teach it! Really cute picture too!!! 5y
emilybanne @ERodriguez I think this is an excellent book for kids to read! I think it will really help them visualize what their emotion looks like! I also love how they can create their own happy and sad mask. They will be able to create on paper exactly what they feel in their mind. 5y
ERodriguez @DianaHerrera When I read it I thought it was great too. I would want to see how they express and draw their sad and happy faces and the colors they choose.😊 (edited) 5y
ERodriguez @GGallegos I love it, especially how it finished. She takes a long walk and then she is happy again. 5y
ERodriguez @emilybanne Great point , that it would help them visualize how they feel. Thanks 5y
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One Plastic Bag by Isatou Ceesay and The Recycling Women of The Cambia an Eureka Honor Award for 2015 in the Nonfiction Children‘s Category . A book of solutions, a young girl name Isatou starts picking up plastic bags that were tossed with garbage . She cleaned them up and made purses .A terrific book to teach our children the importance of recycling.A inspiring and motivating story for students, their ideas can be a great impact in our world,

ERodriguez For this book , I would read with the class and then guide the class to be “Earth Day Poets”. They will make a cinquains or five line poem. Scholastic.com/teachers/article/teaching-content/grades-2-3-earth-day-activities 5y
ERodriguez EL 8,37 Use direct instruction: Modeling,explaining,scaffolding,name the strategy and show how to use it.Use language experiences techniques in discussing concepts and ideas. UDL5.2 Use multiple tools for construction and composition. 5y
DrSpalding You shared this one with me. This would be an excellent book to read during a unit on Earth Day (edited) 5y
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The Kissing Hand | Audrey Penn
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The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn , a New York Times #1 Best Seller, fantasy fiction book. Love this book, a raccoon is starting kindergarten and is scared of being away from his mother. His mom kisses his hand and tells him when he is lonely to press on it and think about how she loves him. Lesson plan will be guided reading. Starting with a picture walk and introducing vocabulary .

ERodriguez Teacher.scholastic.com/products/next-step-guided-reading-assessment/pdfs/NSGRA_sample_K-2_Lesson_Plan.pdf (edited) 5y
ERodriguez EL13,20 Use preview/review activities and list the most important words and phrases you use or plan to use in a presentation on the board or bulletin board. UDL 3.3, guided information processing and visualization.#UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
DrSpalding Your resource could be used with any book! Scholastic is a quality resource. Continue using this publisher‘s website. 5y
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Call It Courage | Armstrong Sperry
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Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry a Newbery Award winning Historical Fiction novel. This novel is about a boy called Mafutu who lost his mom at the sea, and learned to conquer his fears. Excellent to teach overcoming obstacles and fears. Great activity “ I used my own words”.
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/used-words-paraph...
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ERodriguez EL16,32 Intégrate speaking,listening,reading activities and use pairs for team learning,especially for reports,experiments and projects.UDL 8.3 Foster collaboration and community. (edited) 5y
DrSpalding Newbery has one R. 🙂 Be sure to prove your posts. Good book selection. 5y
ERodriguez Thank you , Dr. Spalding 5y
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Great book for a kindergarten class. Fun illustrations, and very descriptive. Awesome book to have for math.

GGallegos That seems like a really fun book! 🐮 5y
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