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Jgolub13

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This is a fantastic NF story about how a sled dog led the charge to save an entire town from disease. Written by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel this novel is perfect for LC. This fits in with the ESOL strategy #32 Use student pairs for team learning, especially for reports, experiments and projects. The UDL strategy Foster collaboration and community (8.3) also goes hand and hand. #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 Balto is a great way to introduce the iditarod to the classroom. This lesson plan mixes the book Balto and The Great Race with Social Studies as it explains the history of one Alaska's best traditions. https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson103.shtml 1mo
DrSpalding This would be an excellent option for a literature circle this time of year. I know teachers that have studied the Iditarod and followed the race to incorporate history, math and language arts. 2w
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The Polar Express | Chris Van Allsburg
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One of the most underrated holiday stories comes to life in this F book written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. A young boy takes a magical train to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. He finds out that one of the children will be selected to receive the first gift of Christmas from Santa. Who will be picked? What will they get? Most importantly, do you still believe? This book won a Caldecott Medal for its fantastic illustrations.

Jgolub13 This book provides a great opportunity to use the culture of many students who celebrate Christmas. This is why I believe that ESOL strategy #24 Incorporate the culture and the language of second language learners in your curriculum is perfect. I also believe that UDL principle Activate or supply background knowledge (3.1) fits as well. This should activate background knowledge in many of the students. 1mo
Jgolub13 I love this lesson from scholastic. It assesses comprehension by having students “record a podcast“ to tell the story of The Polar Express to the generations after the students. That way they will believe forever, and the teacher can assess the student's comprehension. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/polar-express-... #ucflae3414 (edited) 1mo
DrSpalding Several of your peers have highlighted this book! It is perfect for this time of year and your resource is stellar. Podcasts assist in oral language development and are engaging tools to use in your classroom. 2w
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Thank You, Omu! | Oge Mora
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This RF book tells the story of what kindness can bring. It is written and illustrated by Oge Mora, and she won a Caldecott Medal for her fantastic illustrations. A sweet old grandmother makes a big pot of soup for dinner. When many townspeople smell the soup they want to try it, and as a kind person would do the grandmother shares. What happens when she runs out of the soup before she can try it? #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 This book does such a fantastic job of showing the importance of kindness that I think that UDL strategy 9.1 “Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation.“ fits this book perfect. This is also the perfect book for ESOL strategy #24 Incorporate the culture and the language of second language learners in your curriculum. This book is published in Spanish, and is very easy to get your hands on a Spanish copy. 1mo
Jgolub13 This lesson has many different activities for students. I like the one about stirring the pot in particular. It is a lesson where students stir a pot full of letters. They then have to pull letters to make words. https://growingbookbybook.com/thank-you-omu-activities/ 1mo
DrSpalding Justin your posts are thorough and your lessons align beautifully with your universal design and English learner strategies. Very impressive. 2w
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Send for a Superhero! | Michael Rosen
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Superheroes are all the craze in hollywood right now, and this graphic novel does a great job of parodying this genre. It is all about a dad telling his children a bed time story about Danger Filth and Vacuum, The Terrible Two attacking a city. Many superheroes including Steel Man come to save the day. The children will love this Science Fictions story as a S or RT. #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 Similar to what I believe with most Caldecott winning books a great ESOL strategy for graphic novels like this one would be #30 Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships. The UDL strategy Offer alternatives for auditory information (1.2) goes hand in hand with this as the alternative would be the many illustrations. 1mo
Jgolub13 I love this two day lesson plan and hope to incorporate it into my own classroom. It gives the students the chance to create their own superheroes and write graphic novels and opinion essays about them. https://studentreasures.com/blog/2-super-fun-superhero-writing-lesson-plans-for-... 1mo
Jgolub13 Author Michael Rosen and illustrator Katharine McEwen do a fantastic job of bringing their heroes to life. 1mo
DrSpalding I could see many students enjoying this graphic novel in a middle grade class. Be sure to include this format in your classroom library. 2w
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Where the Wild Things Are | Maurice Sendak
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I have fond memories of this F book written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. My mom used to read me this story before bed every night. I remember loving the illustrations of the wild things. This book deserved the Caldecott Medal it won. A young boy travels to a forest where the Wild Things live. He manages to become king of the Wild Things! This book would make a great RA, RT, or S.

Jgolub13 As I believe with most Caldecott winning book a great ESOL strategy would be #30 Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts
and seeing relationships. The drawings in this story will only help these students understand what they are reading. The UDL strategy Offer alternatives for auditory information (1.2) goes hand in hand with this. The alternative is the illustrations.
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Jgolub13 This lesson is a fantastic lesson on using action words or verbs like they would in Where The Wild Things Are. The students will love this activity as they learn all about verbs. https://growingbookbybook.com/where-the-wild-things-are-action-word-rompus/ 1mo
DrSpalding One of your peers found the same activity regarding replacing boring verbs with more engaging ones! This shows how quality children‘s literature can be used as mentor text for writing activities. 2w
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I loved this F book as a child, and I think my future students will love it too. It is perfect for a RA to see how needy this little mouse can be. It all starts with a cookie, but the mouse just wants more stuff! They can be as reasonable as a napkin, or something kind of outrageous. You will just have to read to find out what he wants!

Jgolub13 I chose the UDL principle Offer ways of customizing the display of information (1.1), because I think there are many ways to display all of the things the mouse wants. The ESOL strategy I chose was #42 Have students use timelines to arrange and sequence important facts and information. That way ESOL students can create a timeline of all the things that mouse needs. 1mo
Jgolub13 This fantastic lesson plan incorporates predictions in a fun way. The students need to make predictions using context clues of what the mouse may want next. They also will need to make a timeline of what happened in the story.
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/integrating-langu...
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Jgolub13 This book was also a New York Time's Bestseller! 1mo
DrSpalding Read write think is an excellent resource as you know. Making predictions is part of the language arts Florida standards. 2w
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I want to focus on one of poem in particular. Sick is a classic that I have heard countless times, and did not know it was by Shel Silverstein. It is even parodied in the American version of The Office. I love the way that each one of Peggy's symptoms rhyme as she tries to stay home from school. It is a poem that children, and even some teachers can relate to. We all have days where we just want to stay home, and in the end Peggy might.

Jgolub13 I think this may be a tough one for ESOL students to understand so I think it is important that strategy #14 Simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant is followed. The UDL principle Heighten salience of goals and objectives (8.1) is important to find out Peggy's goal. 1mo
Jgolub13 This poem can be used as an IR, RA, but I think that it is a fantastic DR. The hyperboles in this poem make for a great DR and lesson on hyperboles. This lesson plan incorporates Sick for a full discussion on hyperboles. https://www.matchfishtank.org/curriculum/english-language-arts/6th-grade-english... 1mo
Jgolub13 This poem can be used as an IR, RA, but I think that it is a fantastic DR. The hyperboles in this poem make for a great DR and lesson on hyperboles. This lesson plan incorporates Sick for a full discussion on hyperboles. https://www.matchfishtank.org/curriculum/english-language-arts/6th-grade-english... 1mo
DrSpalding Thoroughly enjoyed this particular poem! Use poetry anthology‘s and of course bring these to life using dramatic reenactment! 2w
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Wonder. R.J. Palacio | R J Palacio
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This is one of the most touching and eye opening books I have ever read. R.J. Palacio writes a fantastic RF novel about a boy named Auggie who grows up looking different, and just wants to be treating normally. I can not wait to see the motion picture made about this book. It is perfect for LC in the classroom. #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 I would use the UDL Principle 6.2 support planning and strategy development. I also think that ESOL #6 continually monitor students' comprehension is perfect for this novel. Students need to be able to comprehend the story to truly have their eyes opened. 1mo
Jgolub13 I believe that to fully comprehend a story one must put themselves into the shoes of the characters. This activity does just that. They will draw self-portraits of themselves as animals just like they do in the novel. The students will gain a better understanding of the novel by placing themselves into it. http://wonderlessonplans.com/wonder-self-portrait/ 1mo
Jgolub13 Wonder has won many awards including Maine Student Book Award, Vermont's Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award, Mark Twain Award, Hawaii's Nene Award, and Junior Young Reader's Choice Award
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DrSpalding I believe that all teachers should read this book. What a beautiful arts integration activity straight from the book‘s website. 2w
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This MF book is a classic, and one of my favorites growing up. It was written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett. Chewandswallow is a special town with special weather. The residents never have to buy food, because three times a day food falls from the sky for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Until the weather takes a turn, and gets extreme. How will the residents of Chewandswallow react? #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 This classic book recieved many awards including the 1980 Colorado Children's Book Award, 1984 Georgia Children's Book Award, and the 1990 Delaware Diamonds Award. 1mo
Jgolub13 This book has fantastic illustrations that help capture the imagination of its readers. My ESOl strategy is #30 Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships. Also, my UDL principle is Use multiple media for communication (5.1). 1mo
Jgolub13 This lesson plan takes a classic MF book, and creates a science lesson. This lesson helps children understand how living things rely on their environment like the residents of Chewandswallow rely on the weather for food. https://teachers.net/lessons/posts/1467.html 1mo
Jgolub13 This book would be a great RA, but an even better RT! 1mo
DrSpalding This is a classic book and obviously a multiaward winner. Read aloud for sure and if you can create or find a readers theater to assist in fluency… That would work well! 2w
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This TL book was adapted by Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock. We all know the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and Jim Alylesworth adapted wonderfully into a picture book. A family of bears leave their house empty when Goldilocks enters. Chaos ensues when the bears find a strange girl in their home! #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 Goldilocks and the Three Bears should be familiar to all students no matter what background which is why I believe ESOL strategy #4 link lesson topic to students' prior knowledge is perfect. This also applies to my UDL strategy which is (3.1) activate or supply background knowledge. 1mo
Jgolub13 Since this story is extremely well known there are many lesson plans to use. This site gives multiple different approaches to the same lesson plan. It involves using arts and crafts to retell a story. As we know if a student can retell a story they understand a story. https://mrswillskindergarten.com/goldilocks-and-the-three-bears-lesson-plans/ 1mo
Jgolub13 This book would be a great RA. 1mo
DrSpalding Traditional literature most certainly should be used in your primary grades however it needs to be used in the intermediate grades as well. There are so many lessons to be learned from TL. 2w
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If I Ran the Zoo | Dr. Seuss
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This is another great book by the legendary Dr. Seuss. It tells the story of a child named Gerald who finds the zoo he visits too boring. He tells us all about the interesting animals he would bring in to his version of the zoo after letting all of the other animals free. #ucflae3414f19
This book earned Dr. Seuss a Caldecott honor for his illustrations.

Jgolub13 My UDL principle is (3.3) Guide information processing and visualization. My ESOL strategy is #14 simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant. 2mo
Jgolub13 This lesson plan brings creativity to the classroom. It allows students to write their own stories about if they ran the __. They can choose anything from a zoo to a circus to a grocery store and the list goes on. The students will then do some creative writing about all the changes they would make like Gerald did in If I Ran The Zoo 2mo
DrSpalding He is legendary. Consider performing an author study and using this book among many others to show students how valuable he is to children‘s literature. 2w
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Do you think you know the classic fairy tales? Think again. I love this F book by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. It takes a bunch of classic fairy tales and turns them into brand new stories that children will love. It is a hilarious book that everyone will enjoy. #ucflae3414f19
This book won the Caldecott Honor for its fantastic illustrations by Lane Smith

Jgolub13 My UDL principle is Offer alternatives for visual information (1.3). My ESOL strategy will be Focus on thinking skills; predict, categorize, classify, observe and report (oral-written-pictorial), sequence, summarize 2mo
Jgolub13 The lesson plan I found involves many levels, and it helps students who are on different reading levels. It involves making story boards for each re imagined story. The most challenging compare the original to the new story. https://www.teachingbooks.net/clp.cgi?master_id=6433&lf_id=9 2mo
DrSpalding This traditional literature variant is so fun and certainly not meant for younger students. Use this in your intermediate grades and compare and contrast the original with these hilarious versions. 2w
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Night Boat to Freedom | Margot Theis Raven
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I love this HF book about escaping slavery. This story uses symbolism in a great way to tell a touching story about a boy and his grandmother. The boy helps countless people escape slavery to freedom. Then the night comes to escape himself and he won't leave without his grandmother. #ucflae3414f19
This book won the Bank Street Children's Book of the Year in 2007.

Jgolub13 For this UDL strategy I would use (3.1) Activate or supply background knowledge. For the ESOL strategy I would use #40 Have students prepare indivisible card files of subject area specific vocabulary 2mo
Jgolub13 There is a great lesson to help story map this book. It will take the students through the layers of the story so they grasp all the important information. It will helop them better understand the relationship between the boy and his grandmother. https://www.teachingbooks.net/clp.cgi?master_id=11168&lf_id=9 2mo
Jgolub13 This book is written by Margot Theis Raven and illustrated by E.B. Lewis 2mo
DrSpalding This book would work beautifully in a social studies unit regarding slavery. EB Lewis is an amazing illustrator. 2w
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This book takes a classic folktale, and changes the point of view to turn into a fantastic f picture book. This book tells the story of the three little pigs, but from the big bad wolf's point of view. Actually, it is told from Al's point of view, that's the big bad wolf's real name. According to Al we all have heard the wrong story. It was all a big bad understanding. #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 This book won the Notable Children's Recordings award in 2009. My UDL strategy would be Vary the methods for response and navigation (4.1). My ESOL strategy would be #30 Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships. 2mo
Jgolub13 Point of View is the perfect strategy to discuss with this book. I believe that this lesson uses the book in a great way to introduce point of view to students. They can discuss this story from the pig's and the wolf's point of view. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/true-story-3-l... 2mo
Jgolub13 This book is written by Jon Schieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith 2mo
DrSpalding Your storytelling was off the charts fun! Please do this for students as it truly does assist children in understanding point of view. 2w
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Creepy Pair of Underwear! | Aaron Reynolds
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This F book by Aaron Reynolds and illustrated by Peter Brown is a sequel to Creepy Carrots! Jasper Rabbit is growing up fast, and he's not scared of anything. Even the dark! He does say his glow in the dark underwear are a little bit creepy. Things get even creepier when they keep showing up after Jasper gets rid of them! #ucflae3414f19
My UDL strategy is 3.1 Activate or supply background knowledge.

Jgolub13 My ESOL strategy is 17. Provide contextual support through audio visuals, models,
demonstrations, realia, body language and facial expressions
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Jgolub13 This lesson plan is a multi-day lesson plan that involves many strategies including making connections, predicting, inferences, and a few more. I think the kids will enjoy the book, and how hands on the lesson is.
https://deannajump.com/creepy-underwear-lesson-plans/
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DrSpalding The first book was awesome and I am thrilled you read this one. Children enjoy this author. You now have an author study you could use as well. 2w
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This F picture book by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Jeffer is perfect for a read aloud. My professor read this to my class and I ran out to read it to my own class. It won the E.B. White Read Aloud Award, and rightfully so. A poor boy named Duncan opens his box of crayons to find a big stack of letters. Each crayon wrote him a letter explaining why they all quit. Maybe in the end Duncan will be able to make it up to them. #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 My UDL strategy for this book would be (7.1) optimize individual choice and autonomy. I can emphasize the choice each crayon made, and show how it was each individual crayon's choice. My ESOL strategy would be #14 Simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant. 2mo
Jgolub13 My lesson plan involves taking this text, and teaching students how to identify cause and effect. The effect would be the crayon leaving, but the students should be able to identify the cause of each individual crayon leaving the box.
https://www.commonsense.org/education/lesson-plans/the-day-the-crayons-quit
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JRone I really like your description of the book. I also like and agree with how you aligned your UDL strategy. It‘s a great choice to go along with your book. 2mo
DrSpalding Common sense is a high-quality resource that I encourage you to use in the future. Your universal design and English learner strategies are perfect for a read aloud. 2w
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This biography tells the story of legendary baseball player Yogi Berra and was written by Barb Rosenstock. It all begins in Yogi‘s childhood and his difficulties in school, and goes through his lengthy baseball career. It even includes a few of his famous yogi-isms. #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 For this UDL strategy I would use (3.1) Activate or supply background knowledge. For the ESOL strategy I would use #40 Have students prepare indivisible card files of subject area specific vocabulary. 2mo
Jgolub13 I love this book, and Yogi Berra so I found a lesson plan that incorporates a lot of Yogi's famous Yogi-isms. It involves making inferences about what Yogi was trying to say with his famous quotes. For example, it involves taking “when you come to a fork in the road take it“ and turn it into a work sheet about making decisions.
https://www.elacommoncorelessonplans.com/5-yogi-berra-quotes-for-the-ela-classro...
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DrSpalding Late but very well done! Correct genre. Quality resource! Your UDL and EL align! Keep it up! 2mo
Lrobertson Love your lesson plan! This is great to incorporate to get your students who love sports excited to read! 2mo
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The Babe & I | David A. Adler
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This is a fantastic HF book by David A. Adler. It tells the story of a young boy and his father struggling to make ends meat during the Great Depression. The young boy has to sell newspapers when he realizes that his father is unemployed. The son won‘t tell his father about the newspaper job so the father doesn‘t know that his son is helping out. The two grow and realize a lot about each other and a certain baseball player may make an appearance.

Jgolub13 This book also won the Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text. For this UDL strategy I would use (3.1) Activate or supply background knowledge. For the ESOL strategy I would use #40 Have students prepare indivisible card files of subject area specific vocabulary. (edited) 2mo
Jgolub13 https://achievethecore.org/file/509 For my lesson plan I would use this text for a five day lesson. It would focus on background knowledge about the Great Depression, vocabulary, retelling the text, and making connections. 2mo
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DrSpalding Your love of baseball is coming through and I like that you found lesson plans that show you how easy it is to integrate social studies and language arts. 2w
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This RF novel by Merci Suarez Changes Gear by Meg Medina is an extremely relatable and well written novel. I recommend it as a read aloud to older elementary students. This novel is about a young girl who is forced to face many challenges that life tends to throw at middle school students. This includes problems making friends, family issues, a sick grandfather, and adjusting to a new school. #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 My UDL strategy would be (9.3) Develop self-assessment and reflection. There are many serious issues in the book and I want to give students a chance to reflect on how they believe they would handle these situations. My ESOL strategy would be #10 think, pair, share strategies in cooperative groups. This gives students a chance to reflect on the more mature issues in a group 2mo
Jgolub13 http://www.theclassroombookshelf.com/2018/10/merci-suarez-changes-gears/ My lesson would incorporate group discussions of how Merci is treated by her classmates. The students can work together to come to a conclusion of what they would do in this scenario, and how they would help Merci. 2mo
Jgolub13 This book is also a Newberry award winner, and it is well deserved. Meg Medina did a fantastic job writing this novel. 2mo
DrSpalding Late. *Newbery has one R 😀 2mo
DrSpalding It seems like your group truly enjoyed this book. It is current and certainly does allow for text to self or text to world connections regarding the serious issues. 2w
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This F book by Aaron Reynolds and illustrated by Peter Brown. Brown does a fantastic job with his illustrations and won the Caldecott award. I would highly recommend reading this book around Halloween to celebrate the season! A young rabbit named Jasper loves his favorite snack, carrots! That is until they start following him home. Jasper took matters into his own hands... #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 I like to focus on the illustrations with this book, because they are fantastic. It won the Caldecott for a reason! My UDL principle is (3.3) Guide information processing and visualization. My ESOL strategy is #14 simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant. 2mo
Jgolub13 This site gives a fantastic lesson plan for a read aloud using Creepy Carrots. It is a multiple day lesson that covers many strategies including predicting and retelling. This takes a great read aloud, and turns it into a fantastic multiple day lesson. https://deannajump.com/creepy-carrots-read-aloud-lessons/ 2mo
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DrSpalding Awesome! It certainly did win the award for the beautiful images. Your universal design principle works beautifully with the lovely illustrations and your English learner strategy works well with read aloud. 2w
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