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EveAstrouck

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Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez | Kathleen Krull, Yuyi Morales
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Harvesting Hope the Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen Krull illustrated by Yuyi Morales is a Pura Belpre Honor award winning B PB that has some truly amazing illustrations. It tells about Cesar and his fight for a better life for farmers. ESOL: 28 provide biographies of significant men and women from different countries. UDL: 3.1 activate or supply background knowledge.
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EveAstrouck It would make for a great interactive read aloud! 5y
DrSpalding I hope you read this at home! Another wonderful biography. EL 28 is perfect. 5y
Floribelg Definitely would want to have this book for ESOL students! Great to to tie in important historical individuals. 5y
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Lon Po Po by ED Young is a Caldecott Award TL PB that would be a great addition to a classroom library. This PB tells a Chinese version of red-riding hood. ESOL:17 provide contextual support through visuals, models, demonstrations, realia, body language and facial expressions UDL:1.1 offer ways for customizing the display of information
https://www.teachervision.com/lon-po-po-enrichment-activities #UCFLAE3414F17

EveAstrouck This book would make for a great RA or DR! 5y
DrSpalding Dramatic reenactment sounds fun and aligns nicely to your strategies. Excellent choice. Comparing and contrasting the traditional version along with this one works well too. 5y
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The Hundred Dresses | Eleanor Estes
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The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes and illustrated by Louis Slobodkin is a Newbery Honor RF Novel. The story is about a girl who claims she has 100 dresses in her closet and her “friends” don‘t believe her and consistently question her and tease her about the 100 dresses. It truly is an amazing story and is well worth the read for anyone looking for a a great lesson about bullying. It would be an awesome SR and IR.

EveAstrouck ESOL: 10 teach think pair share strategies in cooperative groups UDL: 3.2 highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/hundred-dresse... #UCFLAE3414F17
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jvinas2 Great book to ppst about, and I loved the variety within the teacher resource! 5y
DrSpalding I am adding this to my stack. I have seen it for several years now and did not know there was a theme of bullying. Good choice! 5y
Susancruz I have this book sitting in my bin of books and your review made me want to break it out and read it now!! 5y
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The trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White and illustrated by Edward Frascino is a MF Novel that would make for an awesome AS or LC. The novel tells the story of Louie a Trumpeter Swan who was born without a voice and desperately searched for ways to communicate so he could live a normal Swan life. ESOL: 5. Teach technical vocabulary supporting key concepts. UDL: 3.1 Activate of supply background knowledge.

ChristinB I love that this story incorporates music! I also looked at your link and I love the idea of mapping the places the main character goes. It will help knock out a couple social studies standards! I love it!❤️ 5y
DrSpalding You did a beautiful job sharing your passion for this particular story in your author study presentation. Well done. 5y
DrSpalding I do not believe this is traditional literature. Go back and look at your flipbook to see what genre this me better fall under. 5y
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The Whipping Boy | Sid Fleischman
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The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman illustrated by Peter Sis is a John Newbery Medal HF novel that is a great LC in the classroom! The story is about a prince who never is punished but instead his “whipping boy” gets his punishments. The prince eventually learns his lesson when he becomes the whipping boy. ESOL: 5. Teach technical vocabulary supporting key concepts.

farynantenucci Interesting choice! I like that it is HF could be a great addition to a classroom library. 5y
Karlee.Diamond This sounds like an interesting book! It may be the perfect time to introduce concepts like irony! 5y
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emily_minnear I‘ve never read this book but it seems like a great choice for the classroom because it teaches a great lesson! 5y
DrSpalding We discussed this one in class. Definitely historical fiction and an award-winning text. Good choice. 5y
ChristinB I love the picture you used! This looks like an interesting book I should add it to my classroom library 5y
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The Relatives Came | Cynthia Rylant
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The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant and illustrated by Stephen Gammell is a Caldecott Honor RF PB that talks about what life is like when relatives come to stay with you in your house. It would be an awesome IR and RA if you know your students have big families. ESOL: 22 Give enough wait time for second language learners to respond to questions.

EveAstrouck UDL: 3.2 highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/relatives-came...
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Klewis81 This sounds like a great book! I really like that you went into detail about the strategies. Good job 5y
amandagrant I love this simple story that I have in my own collection. Awesome resource! 5y
DrSpalding Check the genre for this book. Looking at the front cover you will notice that the car is not one that would be driven current day. That being said what is the correct genre? 5y
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Don‘t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems is a Caldecott Honor F PB that can be great to help students understand that although you ask something a million times in many different ways is the answer is NO it‘s going to stay NO. It would be a wonderful RA or AS in the classroom. ESOL: 14 Simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant.

EveAstrouck UDL: Activate or supply background knowledge by asking for the students to recall a time in their lives that they were told No. #UCFLAE3414F17 http://pigeonpresents.com/pals/the-pigeon/
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DrSpalding Ha! Your summary is spot on! Utilizing pigeon presents as your resource is wise. There is so much on this site that you can use with students. 5y
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If You Were A Kid During The American Revolution by Wil Mara and illustrated by Kelly Kennedy is a HF PB that give an overview of the experience of what it would be like growing up during the American Revolution. This PB would be a great RA to get a unit started on the American Revolution. ESOL: 9 Teach note-taking strategies: T-lists, time lines etc. UDL: 2.1 clarify vocabulary and symbols

MorganH Looks like a great book to pre-teach the American Revolution while putting into perspective what the students may feel like! 5y
KatherineBeckham This is cool, because students are more likely to relate to the story if they relate to the characters! I know that I did not like only hearing about a bunch of old men when I was learning history. It would have been cool for there to be kids my age in the stories I was hearing. 5y
DrSpalding You need to share this with the road to revolution grade 5 unit plan group in social studies @EveAstrouck 😀 5y
ChristinB I love the idea of this book. I defiantly want to read it! I feel like the best way to teach history to elementary school is through books! 5y
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Swimmy | Leo Lionni
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Swimmy by Leo Lionni, a Caldecott Honor and A New York Times Best Illustrated Children‘s, is a F PB that would be a great RA, AS, and S. The PB is about Swimmy a fish who learns from his past experiences and uses that knowledge in the future! ESOL: 2. Promote cooperation (small groups). UDL: 8.3 foster collaboration and community.
http://mermaidtheatre.ca/PDF/swimmy/Swimmy-ResourceGuide.pdf

DrSpalding What a detailed resource! Technically these books are animal fables which would fall under what genre? 5y
ChristinB What a great resource! I️ am going to save these for when I become a teacher! Thank you so much 5y
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Step Gently Out | Helen Frost
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Step Gently Out by Helen Frost illustrated by Rick Lieder is a Poetry PB that is about nature and insects but includes amazing photographs throughout! It would be an awesome CR or IR in a 2nd grade classroom. ESOL: 14 simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant. UDL: 3.2 highlight patterns , critical features, big ideas, and relationships.
http://youtu.be/1NPLk5bIxc0
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DrSpalding Science and poetry… I like it! 5y
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Ada Twist, Scientist | Andrea Beaty
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Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty illustrated by David Roberts is a SF picture book. This PB tells the story about Ada Twist who questions everything from the moment she starts talking. Her mind constantly questioning and searching for answers. This book would be a great RA to introduce science topics such as creating a hypothesis.

EveAstrouck #UCFLAE3414F17 ESOL: 44 Focus on thinking skills; predict, categorize, classify, observe and report (oral-written-pictorial), sequence, summarize. UDL: 2.1 clarify vocabulary and symbols
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NvjnmVaJ_GM
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DrSpalding You and your peers have enjoyed this set of New York Times best-selling books. These books help reinforce STEAM in the classroom. 5y
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#UCFLAE3414F17 Stinky cheese man and other fairly stupid tales by Jon Scieszka is TL picture book that was one of my absolute favorites growing up! The book, a Caldecott Honor Award winner, puts a twist on many common fairy tales and always gets a good laugh in! This would be a great RA/ RT/ DR because there are so many different stories to enjoy.

EveAstrouck ESOL: 16 integrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities. UDL: 3.2 highlight patterns , critical features, big ideas, and relationships
http://youtu.be/uGT1kENAueE
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KarinaGuillen This book is great! I love the humorous take on classic tales. 5y
DrSpalding Ha! This traditional literature Verriant is not for young children. It is so funny! Young children need to hear the original versions first and then in the middle grades hear these interesting variations. 5y
MorganH I loved these variations when i got to about 5th grade! Would be great for compare and contrast to the originals! 5y
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#UCFLAE3414F17 Martin‘s BIG Words by Doreen Rappaport illustrated by Bryan Collier is a biography picture book that tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a use of direct quotes as well as supplemental text. This book would be best used as a LC in a 3rd grade classroom.

EveAstrouck ESOL: 28 provide biographies of significant men and women from different countries. UDL: 3.1 activate or supply background knowledge.
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/martin-words-thin...
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DrSpalding This could be used as a short literature circle selection however reading it aloud is powerful. Make sure your excellent resource links for easy access. 5y
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Through My Eyes | Ruby Bridges
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#UCFLAE3414F17 Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges is a detailed biography picture book about Ruby Bridges‘s experiences during the integration of segregated schools and how they effected her into becoming the wonderful woman she grew to become. It would be best used as a LC or IR within a classroom.

EveAstrouck ESOL: 28 provide biographies of significant men and women from different countries. UDL: 3.1 activate or supply background knowledge. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/seeing-integratio... t-816.html?tab=4 5y
DrSpalding Yes! Literature circles or independent reading! I am so pleased you cited number 28 about providing biographies. This is a best practice strategy for not only EL learners but all students. Excellent resource. 5y
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Quackers | Liz Wong
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Quackers written by Liz Wong is a fiction picture book that tells the story of Quackers, a cat, who lives with the ducks and thinks he‘s a duck. Until one day he meets another cat! This story would be great to be used as a S or RT in a 1st or 2nd grade classroom.

EveAstrouck ESOL strategy: 30. Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships. UDL: 2.5 illustrate through multiple media. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7_jPcK5vrw #UCFLAE4314F17 5y
KarinaGuillen The layout of this picture book is so cute and original. I love the message it sends about inclusion and loving yourself for who you are. 5y
DrSpalding What kind of fiction? This is a sweet story about inclusion and friendship that should be read to young children! 5y
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I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai is a 2014 Nobel Peace Prize memoir detailing her life as a girl trying to get a real education aside from all the anger and retaliation that happens to her by the rebels. It would be a great book as an I.R. or P.R. because it allows for discussion but also allows for a more intimate understanding of what really was going on for young women today.

EveAstrouck #UCFLAE3414F17 EL strategy 38. Assign short readings for homework would be most beneficial here because it allows for all students to have a particular point to discuss to. UDL strategy 2.1 clarify vocabulary and symbols would be necessary here because of all the vocabulary and symbols that may vary from students background knowledge. 5y
EveAstrouck https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZSVmKdJ5Rk is a great read aloud of the book that can be paired with the book for your students. 5y
AJones 👍Excellent book choice! I just got this book (from Scholastic for $1-Woohoo) and can‘t wait to start. Malala is a very courageous young women and role model! #EqualEducation 5y
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DrSpalding Your students need to hear about other children that are courageous and stand up for what is right. Malala is a wonderful role model. So thrilled you read this biography! See me in class for another biography I think you would enjoy. 5y
Jaquessial This book is amazing. I had a copy of it and I let my little cousin read it. She loved it so much that I just let her keep it. Excellent book. Mala's magic pencil is great too. 5y
KarinaGuillen You recommended this book to me earlier and I‘m excited to start reading it! Malala is wonderful role model for students and her story is so important! I love the read aloud! 5y
kenyanellie Love this book! I‘ve had this book for a while and just started reading it recently! 5y
JocelynNolton This sounds like a book that I would be interested in! I think that this is important for students to hear so that they can be inspired to stand up for what they believe in. 5y
Karlee.Diamond I have yet to ready this book, but I‘ve seen a lot of great reviews written about it! I love that you include a read aloud, to keep students on track and engaged. 5y
MichelleL How inspiring! I know in this awful world we live in we need more books like these! Thanks for the post! 5y
Arestrepo11 I love this book!! I read it over the summer and couldn't put it down. Mala is so inspirational and encourages me to fight for what I think is right! 5y
JaymeeKendall I love this book! Such an inspiring message! This is a book that could have a powerful impact on students! 5y
KatherineBeckham This book is great for younger children. This topic can stem a conversation about how important education is and how lucky we are to have it. Also there is a movie that you could show in class! 5y
MorganH This sounds like such a grear book to read! Malala is so inspirational and would be a good influence on students and to show how important education is! 5y
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The One and Only Ivan | Katherine Applegate
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#UCFLAE3414F17 The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate illustrated by Patricia Castelao is a F. novel that has won the Newbery Medal award. This novel follows Ivan, a silverback gorilla who lives in a cage inside a mall for all the shoppers to see. One day he makes a promise to help a baby elephant get out of their cage in the mall and into a zoo. I would love to use this as a R.A in my classroom while combining it with EL strategy 30.

EveAstrouck Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships. UDL strategies 2.5 illustrate through multiple media can be used along side EL strategies in a read aloud. http://theoneandonlyivan.com/ This site is the official page for the book it provides background on the real Ivan as well as about the author, it would be a great resource to use in the classroom along with the book. 5y
DrSpalding Your students will enjoy learning about the real Ivan! Number 30 is a wise choice being that Ivan draws in the story as well. 5y
MadisonCarter I loved reading this book! It's a fantastic LC choice and the picture book version is a fantastic resource for your classroom library as well. 5y
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farynantenucci You inspired me to go and read this book! 5y
JocelynNolton I need to read this book because I've heard so many great things about it! 5y
AmandaHuskey I want to read this!! I love how it‘s tied in as a realistic fiction. Great way to teach on animal cruelty. 5y
amyqualk I have wanted to read this book since the first day of class! Now I'm definitely going to read! I've heard so many wonderful things about this book. 5y
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One Crazy Summer | Rita Williams-Garcia
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#UCFLAE3414F17 One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia is a H.F. novel that has won the Newbery Award, Corretta Scott King award, and the Scott O‘dell award. This story follows three young girls who are sent to visit their estranged mother in Oakland. While there, the girls learn about what it means to really be a black panther rather than just what they saw on the news or heard about from their father or grandmother.

EveAstrouck In the classroom, this novel would be great to use as an L.C., I.R., or S.R.. https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?a=1&tid=17070 This site allows students to read/ listen to interviews by the author. EL strategies 17. Provide contextual support through audio visuals, models, demonstrations, realia, body language and facial expressions can be used to connect the reading to historical information. 5y
EveAstrouck UDL strategies 3.1 Activate or Supply background knowledge can be used to connect the students knowledge of the black panthers and the story. 5y
DrSpalding I could not agree more with your UDL strategy of needing to activate prior knowledge. Students will need to know a bit about what occurred during the 1960s in California. Great resource, great book. 5y
MarinaForsythe I love how many awards this book has! It seems like a great and fun way to teach about the 60's 5y
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Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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#UCFLAE3414F17 Wonder by R.J. Palacio, a R.F. novel, is a New York Times Best Seller great for any classroom L.C. or I.R.. The novel follows the life of August a boy who has been homeschooled his whole life until middle school due to a rare facial deformity. The novel takes you through his thoughts and his friends thoughts on his life in a real middle school.

EveAstrouck https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3vSzEfLWZA This link is to a R.A. of Wonder that can be sped up or slowed down according to the listener. EL strategies 14. Simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant this companied with the audiobook would make a great addition to the classroom. UDL Strategy 3.2 Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas,and relationships would be extremely important within the middle school setting. 5y
AJones I absolutely 💖 your picture! 🐾 This book is also on my reading list. Thank you for sharing your book review and teaching strategies! 5y
DrSpalding Your pups love the book too! Entering fifth grade and having never gone to formal schooling would be hard enough however Augie has more than just adjusting to a new school to deal with. I'm so looking forward to this movie! 5y
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alyssahp I absolutely love this book! I, too, am looking forward to the movie. That is a great resource to use and your strategies are perfect for this book. 5y
MadisonCarter Currently reading this! It's such a heart warming book with a wonderful message for students. Love your pups! 5y
JocelynNolton Awww, your picture is too cute! I'm about to start reading this book today. So excited! 5y
KatherineBeckham I love that you included a R.A. Version of the book that can be accommodated for El's. That's an awesome accommodation for the classroom. I also love that you included your dogs in the picture. Reminds me of Auggie and how much he loved his dog. 5y
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer‘s Stone by J.K. Rowling is a F. novel that allows follows the life of Harry Potter a ten-year-old boy who is turning eleven. The story explains how Harry does not fit in well with his aunt, uncle, or cousin, but he learns soon enough that he is not an ordinary boy; Harry was a wizard. #UCFLAE3414F17

EveAstrouck This novel would be great to use in a R.A. or a L.C. in a 3rd-5th grade classroom. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collections/teaching-content/harry-potter/
Provides lesson plans as well as activities and discussions to follow along with the novel. EL strategy 30. Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships.
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EveAstrouck UDL Strategy 3.2 Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships can be used to map the main ideas of the story. 5y
DrSpalding Love, love, love this series. It is high fantasy at its best. You can't do much better than Scholastic as a resource. Your UDL and EL strategies are well aligned. Well done. 5y
Jaquessial Just recently bought this series. I plan on having my class read it at least once. It's a great book for any generation. 5y
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