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Do Families Grow on Trees 🌳? Is written by: Lauren Machta and illustrated by: Jodi Hill. This (F) children‘s book teaches the structure of families. It is bilingual for both, English speakers and ESOL students. Eva is asked to make a family tree for homework. She asks where families come from. Do families grow on trees ? #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg TS: IR, LC, GR & PR. I will implement this book as a LC because this strategy supports comprehension and reading skills. The link is a family tree lesson. This lesson will have students talking, listening, writing and reading - all the skills necessary to learn language. https://m.brighthubeducation.com/esl-lesson-plans/77334-family-tree-and-types-le... UDL 5.1, 1.3, 8.3. ESOL 2, 22, 24,38. 5y
AshleyC Wow this seems like a good read! Thank you for sharing. I can definitely use this in the classroom. 5y
GraceNeg @AshleyC I love it because it really supports children who speak spanish and want to learn the language. Plus it talks about families 👌🏼 5y
DrSpalding Why F? Are there elements that are not true to life. Your summary lends itself to realistic fiction. Check your FlipBook. Love the family tree activity. 5y
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Same, Same But Different | Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
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Same, Same but Different is a (RF) picture book written and illustrated by: Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw. This amazing picture book tells the story of Elliot and Kailash. They are pen pals. By exchanging letters and pictures, they learn that their world might look different, but they are actually similar. 👦🏼🌎👦🏽 #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg TS: RA, LC, IR & PR. I will implement this book as a LC. This is a way to give the students an opportunity to make connections with peers. This link takes you to an amazing lesson plan with different activities. My favorite is the letter activity because it shows children to communicate through writing. https://discoverarchive.vanderbilt.edu/bitstream/handle/1803/7131/Artifact%20B.p... 5y
GraceNeg UDL 8.3, 2.4, 3.1 ESOL 2, 1, 46, 45. 5y
AshleyC Love it!! Children do have to be exposed and understand the difference we have but still how we can be alike in many ways! Thank you for your post :) 5y
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GraceNeg @AshleyC My favorite book 📖 💕 5y
Cruzdia1 This would be a great addition to any classroom library to celebrate the differences between people and how those differences make us unique! 5y
DrSpalding Interesting resource. Looks like a student at Vanderbilt University created a good lesson plan for your favorite book. 5y
GraceNeg @DrSpalding Yessss !! Amazing 👌🏼💕 5y
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This Jane Addams Award winner is a (B/NF) picture book written by: Debbie Levy and illustrated by: Elizabeth Baddeley. This picture book notes Ginsburg‘s foibles, the support of her husband and family, and her struggles as a lawyer, professor and judge. TS: IR, GR, SR & PR. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg I will use this book as an IR/PR. There is a lot of information to discuss. This link takes you to a book review and several activities to implement in the class. http://www.theclassroombookshelf.com/2016/10/i-dissent-ruth-bader-ginsburg-makes... UDL 8.3, 4.1 ESOL 2 & 4. 5y
DrSpalding What an awesome book for social studies. I will add this to my stack. Love the image.💜 👩‍⚖️ 5y
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2018 Charlotte Zolotow Award winner is written by: Phi Bao and illustrated by: Thi Bui. This (RF) delivers a powerful, honest glimpse into a relationship between father and son - and between cultures, old and new. A Different Pond is an unforgettable story about a simple event - a long-ago fishing trip. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. #UCFLAE3414SP18

LisaMart @GraceNeg This would be a great book for boys to relate to, especially those that enjoy fishing with their fathers. Sounds like something I would enjoy reading as well! 5y
GraceNeg TS: IR, RA, PR & GR. This link takes you to an amazing reading guide; before reading, during, and after reading. This is a great guide to monitor students comprehension. http://www.capstonepub.com/assets/123/7/A_Different_Pond_Readers_Guide.pdf ESOL 6, 16. (edited) 5y
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I Want My Hat Back | Jon Klassen
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#1 New York Times Best seller 🐻 This (F) picture book is written and illustrated by: Jon Klassen. This is a story of a bear who‘s hat has gone and he wants it back. Patiently and politely, he ask s the animals he comes across, one by one, wether they have seen it. Each animal says “No” but as he begins to lose hope... 🙊😁 TS: RA, DR & CR. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg Reading this book, I kept saying “ This book is amazing for a play.” I will use this book as a RA or DR. This is a link to amazing resources of all kind for teacher‘s to use in the classroom with this book. http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/library/books/i-want-my-hat-back UDL 8.3, 1.3,4.2. ESOL 2, 3, 14, 16. (edited) 5y
WendyV I was thinking this would be great for readers theater too! I haven‘t read this book yet, but it sounds like a fun book that students would enjoy playing the different animal character roles. 5y
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane | Kate DiCamillo, Bagram Ibatoulline
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This Boston Globe Horn Book award winner is a (MF) written by: Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by: Bagram Ibatoulline. Edward Tulane, a cold hearted rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him. He travels around the world, acquiring new owners. TS: IR, AS, & PR. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg I will implement this book as an IR. The link is a reading comprehension activity guide and answer key for The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Miraculous-Journey-of-Edward-Tulane-... UDL: 3.3 ESOL: 1 & 6. 5y
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Cinderella | Marcia Brown
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This Caldecott award winning (TL) picture book is translated and illustrated by: Marcia Brown. The beautiful, kind and hardworking Cinderella is mistreated by her step-mother and two, spoiled step-sisters. With the magical help of her fairy godmother Cinderella is able to attend two balls. At the second ball, she looses track of the time and must flee. 💃🏼 TS: RA, DR & S. #UCFLAE3414SP18

Jenniferj11419 Oh! Great idea especially for princess lovers. Also you could compare and contrast all the different Cinderella movies!!! There are so many out there now 5y
GraceNeg This book is great for DR. This link takes you to a play script. Is not for this book but it is a simple and easier play script to help struggling students. http://www.lwbooks.co.kr/dn/play_script.pdf UDL: 4.1 & 8.3 ESOL: 14, 2, 8, & 16. 5y
ambera This is a classic and would be a great read for children as they most likely already know Cinderella from Disney! You could have students compare the book to the movie created by Disney 5y
Fiona_i This is a great classic book. I remember reading it when I was younger 5y
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This (SF) is a laugh-out-loud novel written by: Gareth Wronski is about a girl‘s journey into space and beyond to find her place in the universe. She may be top of the class in every subject, but she can‘t even win a school election. Holly‘s alien kidnappers believe that she‘s the princess they‘ve been looking for. TS: IR, LC & AS. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg I will use this book in the classroom as an AS because when you begin to read many things come to mind. The first thing That came to mind was “why did the author write this book?” And that led me to doing some research. This link provides some information about the author. https://www.kidsreads.com/authors/gareth-wronski UDL 6.1 ESOL 29, 1. 5y
WendyV This book sounds awesome! I like that it inspired you to do some research on the author. I‘m unfamiliar with Garett Wronski, thanks for the link! 5y
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The Sun Is So Quiet | Nikki Giovanni, Ashley Bryan
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This is a (P) picture book written by: Nikki Giovanni and illustrated by: Ashley Bryan. Nikki Giovanni uses this poetry book to describe many of her wonderful childhood moments. TS: CR, PR, IR, and GR. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg This book is great to use in the classroom as a CR. This link takes you to a choral reading guide. Is an amazing teacher resource to implement, model and teach chiral reading. http://www.readingrockets.org/strategies/choral_reading UDL 5.3 ESOL 8, 12, 14. 5y
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Grand Canyon | Jason Chin
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Grand Canyon is a NF picture book with well-researched textual and visual information about the Grand Canyon‘s geology and ecology. This book is written and illustrated by: Jason Chin. This book is a Caldecott and Sibert award winner. #UCFLAE3414SP18 TS: RA, SR, and IR.

GraceNeg This lesson explores detailed facts about the Grand Canyon. This lesson incorporates history, art, science, vocabulary, and math. https://www.brighthubeducation.com/lesson-plans-grades-3-5/38410-grand-canyon-le... UDL 5.1 ESOL 16, 6. 5y
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Big Cat, Little Cat | Elisha Cooper
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This 2018 Caldecott award winning (F) picture book is written and illustrated by: Elisha Cooper. This book is about a cat who lived alone. Until the day a new cat came and so a story of friendship begins for days, months, and years. But one day... 😩 This book is amazing ! TS: GR, IR, and RA. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg This book can be shared in the class as a GR with certain students experiencing the loss of a pet or friendship. This link takes you to a great activity after reading. https://www.google.com/amp/s/susannahill.com/2017/03/17/perfect-picture-book-fri... UDL 7.3 ESOL 3, 4, 16. 5y
SadiqaH This seems a good book because it conveys the message of friendship . Activity is well aligned with the book. 5y
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Oh, the Places You‘ll Go ! Is a (P/F) picture book, written and illustrated by: Dr. Seuss. This book shows us what life can bring at us, encountering all sorts of crazy adventures along the way. This book can be used as a RA, CR, and S. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg This link takes you to an easy writing “craftivity.” Is a ballon with 3 sides and each hold a different writing prompt. UDL 7.2 ESOL 3, 16. 5y
erin.yarbrough Yes for Dr. Seuss! And I love the balloon idea! 5y
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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons is a (F) picture book. It is the 2013 Geisel award winner. I ABSOLUTELY love Pete the Cat. This book is amazing for everyone. I‘m an adult and I find it so much fun. This book is about a blue mellowed eyed cat that keeps losing his groovy buttons. But does he cry? GOODNESS no. For after all, it‘s all good. TS: RA, IR, S, and PR. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg Written by: Eric Litwin and illustrated by: James Dean. I will use this book as a GR in the class to guide students through the small math portions. This link takes you to a home math lesson for parents. http://mathathome.org/lessons/groovy-buttons/ I think it will be great to get parents involved in such a fun book and is always good to assign short readings for HW. UDL 2.3 ESOL 17, 22, 38. (edited) 5y
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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy is a Printz award winning (HF) novel. It is written by: Gary D. Schmidt. This novel is about the son of a minister who has recently moved to Maine. The year of 1912, where racism and prejudice is still evident. He finds himself not able to fit in until he meets Lizzie and his life experiences change for the better. TS: RA, RT, IR, and GR.

GraceNeg This book can be used as a RT. This strategy is great to promote fluency and read aloud with expression. This link takes you to a play that can actually be done with children. http://playsforyoungaudiences.org/scripts/lizzie-bright-and-the-buckminster-boy/ UDL 5.3 ESOL 17. #UCFLAE3414SP18 5y
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Out of My Mind | Sharon M. Draper
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Out of my mind is a (F) novel written by: Sharon Draper and cover illustration by: Daniel Chang/Jupiter Images. Out of my mind is about a girl with cerebral palsy. Melody is a very smart girl with a photographic memory. She is smarter than most people think. She struggles to show others how smart she is because she cannot tell them other wise. Melody refuses to be defined by cerebral palsy. She is DETERMINED !

GraceNeg Teaching Strategies: RA, LC, PR, and IR. I will use this book as a LC with mu students. There is so much to talk about and discuss with others. This link takes you to a before, during, and after the reading lesson. This lesson plan also encourages partner reading which I love. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/kriscia-cabral/teaching-out-my-mi.... UDL.3.1 ESOL 2 and 6. The link provides opportunities to monitor student comprehension. 5y
GraceNeg #UCFLAE3414SP18 Out of my mind also won the Sunshine State Young Reader‘s Award in both middle and elementary categories. (edited) 5y
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Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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This New York Times bestseller is about an 11 year old boy, August, who has a congenital facial abnormality and has to cope with a range of reactions to his unusual appearance. He was homeschooled until his parents decided that it‘s time for him to go to real school. This F novel inspired the Choose Kind movement. Teaching Strategies: LC, GR, IR, PR, and S. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg This link takes you to a GR plan for roughly 6 weeks' worth of reading lessons. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/wonder-by-rj-palacio-whole-class-reading-u... This lesson is a good way to develop children's written responses. UDL 3.2, 5.3 ESOL 2, 3, 10 5y
AmeliaS21 I am currently reading this book!! A great read. This book is great because it gives kids (and even adults) a different perspective on how you treat people. 5y
Cruzdia1 The #choosekind movement has definitely taken off on social media and can be seen making a profound impact on students and teachers! This book has inspired many people to be kind to each other and spread kindness! 5y
DrSpalding Six weeks of lesson plans… That truly shows how much can be done with this book. You are right that it can be used in many ways. Literature circles or read aloud would be my preference. 5y
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One Crazy Summer | Rita Williams-Garcia
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One crazy summer is a HF novel written by Rita Williams-Garcia.
Awards: National Book Award, Coretta Scott King Award, Scott O‘Dell award for historical fiction, New York Times bestselling author, and Newbery.
This novel is about three sisters who travel to California, in 1968 to meet their mother who abandoned them. The girls think they‘re going to have a great a summer but their mother sends them to summer camp run by the Black Panthers.

GraceNeg Teaching Strategies: LC, IR, PR, AS, and GR. This link takes you to a LC activity. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/One-Crazy-Summer-Literature-Circle-A.... UDL 3.1 and 3.2. ESOL 44, 38, and 30. (edited) 5y
KhyaraN This book sounds so interesting, I chose it as one of my top 3 for Literature Circles, which is what the link you provided was for. I‘m definitely going to check the book out soon! 5y
DrSpalding This multi award winner teaches so much! It is a story of sisterhood and history. There are many resources out there. Obviously TPT is often for a fee. Look for freebies! 5y
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Grace for President | Kelly S. DiPucchio
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This New York Times Bestseller is a (RF) picture book, written by Kelly DiPucchio and illustrated by LeUyen Pham. This book is great for introducing kids to the concept of elections and electoral college. It also teaches the students the value of hard work and perseverance. Grace For President can be used as a RA, DR, SR, S, and PR.
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GraceNeg RA: This link takes you to a lesson. https://study.com/academy/lesson/grace-for-president-lesson-plan.html. With this lesson students will be able to understand the terminology related to holding an election. ESOL 5, 45, and 16 UDL 1.1 and 2.1. (edited) 5y
WendyV I really love this book! I‘m looking forward to using it for my teach live. I really like the link you provided for teaching students the terminology! 5y
morganhillman I really loved this book and want to add it to my future classroom library! It is an awesome read for students to learn more about presidents, the election, and so much more! The link you provided looks like an amazing lesson plan and would definitely help students learn vocabulary and relate themselves to the characters in the book! 5y
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Jenniferj11419 I saw a lot of people doing this one for TeachLive! A lot of great vocabulary words and information about the government. I think electoral votes is something that should be taught before reading this book aloud. 5y
GraceNeg The book is great. You all should get it and read it. 😀 5y
DrSpalding Super resource that highlights the high level vocabulary in this book. This book can solidify what the electoral college is and help students connect to the topic through a realistic fiction picture book characters. (edited) 5y
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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a F novel inspired by Chinese folklore. It is written and illustrated by: Grace Lin. This Newbery and Mythopoeic award winning is about a girl‘s journey to find the Old Man of the Moon to ask him how she can change her family‘s fortune. Along the way she encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures. And at the end she understands something that I won‘t tell you. You should read the book 😁

GraceNeg This book can be use as a RA, LC, GR, DR, IR. This link takes you directly to the authors page. It provides cool activities for students to do after the reading. http://www.gracelin.com/content.php?page=wherethemountainmeetsthemoon&display=ac.... UDL 2.1, 2.5. ESOL 2, 3, 22, 24. #UCFLAE3414SP18 (edited) 5y
DrSpalding Grace, I love that you read this title. Excellent resource. Try to elaborate on the connection between the resource and your selected strategies/principles.❤️📚 5y
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Two Bobbies is an animal (B) written by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery, and Illustrated by Jean Cassels. This book is great for a RA and can also be used for a GR, IR, PR, and S. Two Bobbies is a true story of friendship and survival. A cat and a dog who survived Hurricane Katrina together after being abandoned by their owners. #UCFLAE3414SP18

GraceNeg I mentioned multiple strategies for this book but I will choose PR because it gives the students an opportunity to share their feelings and thoughts with other peers. This link provides a comprehension assessment created for this book: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Two-Bobbies-Book-Unit-Assessment-220.... UDL 2.1 & ESOL 2,3, and 22. 5y
DrSpalding I like the choice of partner reading. TPT has some valuable resources. Again elaborate on the strategies and principles. 5y
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