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JessicaC

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Corduroy | Don Freeman
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Corduroy is a modern fantasy book written and illustrated by Don Freeman. This book is about a toy bear who lives in a store. He wants so many things in the store, until he is bought! When he is bought, he realizes that there was something he had wanted more than all the things in the toy store. #UCFLAE3414SP18

JessicaC This website I found, offers activities for math, spelling, and learning to write your name all from this wonderful picture book. https://funlearningforkids.com/corduroy-activities/ UDL 2.3, decoding of text and mathematical notation. ESOL 6,10,40. (edited) 14mo
devin.s This was my favorite book as a kid! I love this story so much! 14mo
AshleyC Wow!! What a lovely #throwback! Loved this book as a child. Hopefully my students will too :) thank you for your post. 14mo
DrSpalding Jessica, you have some genre confusion. You will see this on your Litsy log. Be sure to use more publisher‘s sites and author websites. Dees will provide the highest of quality resources. Remember that you‘re UDL and EL strategies must include verbiage. 13mo
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The Day the Crayons Quit is a #1 New York Times best seller. By Drew Daywalt and Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. This is a book about the crayons that a boy named Duncan owns. When he opens his box of crayons, all he sees is letters written by each of the crayons telling him how they feel.

JessicaC To teach this fiction book, I would use it as RA, S, and RT! There are so many incredible things to do with this fiction book, it‘s incredible! I would use this website https://www.teachprimary.com/learning_resources/view/ks1-book-topic-the-day-the-... to have my students engage in an activity where they will be creating a card and using specific colors to describe how they are feeling. UDL is 4.1, to vary the methods for response⬇️ 14mo
JessicaC because all students feel differently and will have different colors on their cards. ESOL, 3,6,17. 14mo
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Quackers | Liz Wong
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Quackers is a TL book written by Liz Wong. This book is about a cat who thinks it‘s a duck because of its surroundings. Quackers meets a cat, who looks just like him, but meows and calls himself a cat. He then discovers that he actually is not a duck, instead he is really a duck. He goes on to live with animals just like him, but he misses his duck friends. #UCFLAE3414SP28

JessicaC This website provides multiple activities for preschool students in regards to all subjects. https://growingbookbybook.com/quackers-activities/. UDL for this would be 1.1 offering ways to customizing the display of information. ESOL is 3,4, 16, 32. 14mo
DrSpalding Check your genre JESSICA. When you read the summary, and use your FlipBook as a guide, I think you will come up with another one. 13mo
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Fish in a Tree | Lynda Mullaly Hunt
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Fish in a Tree is a RF New York Times best seller written by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. Ally is a young girl who has been moved around schools quite often. It seems that no matter what school she is in, she finds herself in trouble. She continues to act as if she‘s understanding everything going on at school, but in reality she is struggling a lot and has to deal with her peers treating her differently. #UCFLAE3414SP18

DrSpalding You are missing critical elements. I have read this book. What is different about her? 13mo
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Amelia Bedelia | Peggy Parish
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Amelia Bedelia is a RF written by Peggy Parish and illustrated by Fritz Siebel. This is a story about a girl who is hired to assist Mr. and Mrs. Rogers clean up around the house. The to do list is written out for her to complete while they are gone. Without realizing, she completes every task literally rather than the way Mrs. Rogers meant it. Amelia thinks she has done a great job but when they return, the Rogers disagree.

JessicaC This book is a great way to incorporate understanding idioms. This website gives multiple different ways to teach the students what an idiom is, while reading any of the Amelia Bedelia books. https://www.brighthubeducation.com/lesson-plans-grades-1-2/119642-idiom-lesson-w.... The UDL used would be 3.2, highlighting patterns and critical features of this book. For ESOL, 1,10,12,29. 14mo
DrSpalding Good for you! You must teach idioms as a part of the Language Arts Florida Standards. Missing ESOL verbiage. 13mo
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Oh, the Places You‘ll Go is TL written by Dr. Seuss. This book is about someone who travels many places experiencing the highs and lows of life. It is set to show that there are many places and ways for life to turn out. This is a great book to use at the end of the school year, when sending off the students to the next grade level. #UCFLAE3414SP18

JessicaC In this lesson plan, there is an activity in which the students will be singing parts of the book. https://www.brighthubeducation.com/elementary-school-activities/66066-dr-seuss-o... This is a great way to engage the students and have them feel like part of the book. The UDL used would be 2.5, illustrate through multiple media. The ESOL would be 11,12,22,29,34. 14mo
paulettevp I don‘t remember this book but I would love to check it out. The art integration lesson plan that you have included makes me want to look into the book even more. 14mo
AshleyC The singing is great! Haha I can just envision my students singing along. What a great read. :) 14mo
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Goodnight Moon | Margaret Wise Brown
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Goodnight Moon is a TL and a Caldecott award winning book written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd. The bunny in the book says goodnight to all the familiar things in its room right before going to bed. This is a great bedtime book, but also a great read aloud in the classroom! #UCFLAE3414SP18

JessicaC I love this lesson because there are so many different things to incorporate into it. Coloring as well as learning the shapes of the moon are provided on this website and are great activities for preschoolers. https://www.homeschoolcreations.net/goodnight-moon-unit-preschool-corner/ the UDL 5.3, building fluencies with graduated levels of support for practice and performance. The ESOL accommodations used would be 10,13,39, 46. 14mo
AshleyC I did a post about this book! I found a really cool activity where students create their own room, sounds interactive and creative for the students :) 14mo
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Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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Wonder is a RF written by R.J. Palacio. This book was recently turned into a film and a great way to incorporate film into the classroom. Auggie is a 10 year old boy who suffers from a face deformity. He has always been homeschooled but his parents have decided that it is time for him to go to school. During his schooling, he troubles making friends and tries to push through. #UCFLAE3414SP18

JessicaC This New York Times best seller is something I would love to see in my classroom. I would use this book as LC, OR, GR. The lesson I would use for a guided reading with this book is http://readingtokids.org/Books/BookView.php?bookID=00000411. The UDL is 2.1, clarifying vocabulary and symbols. And the ESOL would be 1,3,5,20,25. 14mo
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Love You Forever | Robert N Munsch
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Love you forever is a NF book written by Robert N. Munsch and illustrated by Sheila McGraw. This is about a mother who sings to her son saying that as long as she‘s living, he will always be her baby. At the end of the story, the rolls are reversed and he is singing to her that he‘ll love her forever, he‘ll love her for always and as long as he‘s living his mommy she‘ll be!

JessicaC I would use this book as a RA to engage my students because of the singing and how sweet the book truly is. With this lesson plan, the students will be able to draw a picture of their own family and depict their relationship like this boy and his mother share their relationship. http://readingtokids.org/Books/BookView.php?bookID=00000411 The UDL I would use is 9.2 to facilitate personal coping skills. ⬇️ 14mo
JessicaC The ESOL accommodations I would use are 14 and 17. 14mo
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a SF book written by Eric Carly. The book is about a small caterpillar that is dry hungry and eats so much.. it turns into a very big caterpillar. The caterpillar goes to make a cocoon and then turns into a big beautiful butterfly! #UCFLAE3414SP18

JessicaC I would use this as a RA in my class when talking about counting. This was a book that my teachers shared with me at a young age and I always loved to hear. A lesson that would be fun to use in the classroom is something I found on this website, primarily for bringing art into the classroom. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/very-hungry-ca.... The UDL used would be 1.1 and the ESOL used is 14,16 14mo
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In 1776 | Jean Marzollo, Steve Bjorkman
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In 1776, is a non fiction book written by Jean Marzollo and Illustrated by Steve Bjorkman. This book is about an eventful year in the history of America. This book provides a very clear and straight forward introduction to the American Revolution with rhyming. #UCFLAE3414SP18

JessicaC I would use this book as a RA, before introducing this topic to my students in social studies. The activities I would use come from this lesson plan, in which the students will be comparing and contrasting books in regards to this topic. http://staff.kcsd.org/~kfigueroa/Reading/Lesson_8_files/lesson8.pdf. The UDL used in this would be 3.2 and ESOL would be 1,5,6,20,36 14mo
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A Wrinkle in Time | Madeleine L'Engle
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A Wrinkle in Time is a MF book written by Madeleine L‘Engle and a Newbery award winning novel. This book is about three children who travel through different planets in order to find Meg‘s father who has been held as a prisoner on a different planet. #UCFLAE3414SP18

JessicaC I would use this book as a LC in my classroom, giving my students the chance to choose a book a little bit less traditional. I would use this link to pick some activities to get the students moving and allowing their creativity to be shown. https://www.weareteachers.com/a-wrinkle-in-time-activities/. The UDL I would use for this is 5.2 use multiple tools for construction and composition. ESOL tools include 2,10,20,36. 14mo
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The Fish with the Deep Sea Smile | Margaret Wise Brown
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The Fish with the Deep Sea Smile is a picture book P written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Henry Fisher. It tells the story of a family trying to find the fish with the deep sea smile. I would use this book as RA, IR, or AS. #UCFLAE3414SP18

JessicaC A way I would integrate this into my classroom is through this website, creating an art project out of the story. https://diaryofafirstchild.com/2014/07/14/the-fish-with-the-deep-sea-smile/. The ESOL accommodations are 2, 6,30. The UDL benefiting this lesson would be 1.2 offer alternatives for auditory information. 14mo
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Who was George Washington? | Roberta Edwards
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Who Was George Washington is a great biography to have in a classroom library! The books in this series are very straight forward and provide children with so many facts about a particular individual who has made an impact on the world!

JessicaC This book was written by Roberta Edwards and discussing who George Washington was and the impact he has on this country and what it came to be. This is a great resource for IR and could be used in several different ways in the classroom. This is a website that goes more into depth with who he was as an individual and a leader of this country. https://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/george-washington-precedent-president. ⬇️ 14mo
JessicaC UDL 4.2 would work perfectly with this idea, because it would optimize access to tools and assistive technologies. For ESOL 2,4,6,42. 14mo
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The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
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The Giving Tree is a poem story written by Shel Silverstein. This book has received the ALA Notable Book award and has been used for many years. The book is about a boy who has grown up visiting the same tree, and asking her for things in order to continue with his life. He played with her leaves to make himself a crown to play and continued to ask her throughout his life. What happens when she runs out of things she can give him?

JessicaC I would use this books as a RA and this is a unique lesson I found for this book is http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/givingtree.cfm. I would use this lesson to emphasize UDL 7.2 to optimize relevance, value, and authenticity. This would also include number 22. 14mo
J.Cash This book meant so much to me as a kid I loved it and i think it has a very important lesson. 14mo
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Chrysanthemum | Kevin Henkes
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Chrysanthemum was written by Kevin Henkes and was one of my favorite books as a child! This book won the ALA Notable Children‘s book award in 1991 and focuses on the importance of being nice to others and being proud to be who you are!

JessicaC This is a fiction book that should be used at the beginning of the school year to ensure the students understand the behavior expected in the classroom toward one another. Chrysanthemum is about a young girl who is in love with her name, her parents say it is absolutely perfect. She believes that she has the greatest name, until she goes to school and her peers start to tease her. Chrysanthemum struggles with loving her name and feeling as ⬇️ 14mo
JessicaC wonderful as she always had. Something I would do with this book is place it on a projector in order to read it to the students during a RA( read aloud) in order to show them all of the pictures and make sure they are able too see the expressions on her face. For ESOL I would use 37 and for UDL is 9.1 to motivate the students with expectations and beliefs. #UCFLAE3414SP18 (edited) 14mo
J.Cash Great choice! loved this book it helps kids who have unique names get over the period of time when children make fun of eachother as well as is an entertaining read for any student 14mo
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Sharks is a NF( non fiction) book written by Anne Schreiber with fun facts about different kinds of sharks. I would love to include this book in my class as a IR (independent reading) for the students. There are so many things students can learn just from reading this small book about sharks. A lesson I would include with this is https://www.nationalgeographic.org/activity/shark-teeth/. This website provides the students with the opportunity to ⬇️

JessicaC match the different kinds of sharks to the different types of teeth they have. This would be put into effect with UDL 6.3, facilitate managing information and resources. Students would really enjoy learning science with a book that has so many visuals along with a matching game based off the teeth of the sharks! #UCFLAE3413SP18 14mo
ambera I wasn't a fan of how they made the shark look "scary" on the cover because it gives people the wrong idea and causes unnecessary fear, however, once I looked at the activity it made a little more sense since The activity is about the shark's teeth. 14mo
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Grace for President | Kelly S. DiPucchio
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Grace for President was written by Kelly DiPucchio and is a great RF (realistic fiction) book to share with children. I would use this book as a RA (read aloud) with my class when discussing government and what a democracy is. This book is about a girl named Grace who is really surprised by the fact that there has never been a female president in the United States. She wanted to change that and run for President herself so she ran for student ⬇️

JessicaC body President. This book goes over how an election within a democracy works and the differences in Grace‘s campaign and her opponent Thomas Cobb‘s. There are many concepts with government used in this book and it provides students with the opportunity to learn about the government and how everything is determined during an election. 14mo
JessicaC A lesson I would use with this book is http://discoveringjustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Grace-for-President_Sam... with the UDL 9.3 develop self assessment and reflection. This will be used with the questions provided in the lesson plan. It allows the students to make predictions and recognize key ideas and details in the story. This is a great New York Times best seller! (edited) 14mo
J.Cash Loved this book. It shows what friendly competition is like and how to handle it. I believe this book can encourage students to be more involved in school 14mo
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Bud, Not Buddy | Christopher Paul Curtis
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Bud, Not Buddy is a HF (historical fiction) novel written by Christopher Paul Curtis. This book is a Newbery award winner and something I would use in my class as a LC (Literature Circle). This book is about a young boy named Bud who lives in Flint, Michigan in 1963. His mother has passed away and he is struggling because he has escaped his foster home, and does not want to return to the “Home”, the orphanage. His mother has left him with five ⬇️

JessicaC flyers, all containing pictures of the same man. Because Bud has never met his father, he is convinced that the man in these photos is his father. He decides that he will be going to figure out where exactly his father is and why these pamphlets used to make his mother upset. He sets out only to finally meet the man he is looking for. He discovers that his prediction in regards to how he is related to this man is not what he had in mind. 14mo
JessicaC A lesson I would use in my classroom for this book is https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Bud-Not-Buddy-Suitcase-Project-17167.... It is a suitcase project in which students will be creating a suitcase, just as the one that Bud carries through his journey. The UDL I would use is 1.3 offering alternatives for visual information, 2.1 clarifying vocabulary and symbols. This activity provides the students with the opportunity to create a ⬇️ (edited) 14mo
JessicaC visual in which they can relate to Bud during the story and the impact of each personal item that he carries close to his heart. This is a great book and children will really be engaged with all of the emotion and sacrifices Bud is making. 14mo
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