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Hatchet | Gary Paulsen
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#UCFLae3414F17 Hatchet is a Newbery award winning RF text, written by Gary Paulsen. The story is about a boy named Brain Robeson. He is on his way to visit his father when his plane crashes. Brian learns to survive in the wilderness, by himself, with only a hatchet. He learns to make fire, avoid the dangers of the wilderness, and find food. He is faced with terrible weather, much adventure, and his own secrets. He eventually realizes that the

JordanHull the plane had a survival kit and gets rescued. This page turning novel will make for a captivating LC book.

http://mrsbridge.webs.com/passagepicker.htm

Above is a link to Mrs. Bridge‘s Hatchet LC website. She has a digital version of the book available for student use. She has role descriptions and an online tool for each role. Students can turn in their roles assignment online. Teachers could use this as a model for their own LC or print it
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JordanHull and adapt it for their own classroom. This is a great UDL 4.1 and 4.2 model because it allows students various methods to read the book and access to tools and technology. During LC discussion I would use ESOL 22, giving adequate wait time for ELL‘s so that their voice is heard, and they are able to participate in discussions. 5y
juliek1 I loved this book when we read it in school. I think I'm maybe in the minority, but it was a fun read! 5y
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ProfessorOak Jordan this was an incredible book, when I read it as a child I imagined what it would be like for me to also be stuck in the wilderness. #UCFLAE3414F17 5y
AJones This book is definitely full of adventure. I‘m going to read the second book over break. 5y
ashley.v I read this book in middle school. I want to read the sequels. There are two versions, if he wasn't rescued and had to spend the winter. And his return showing a reporter how he survived 5y
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Where the Wild Things Are | Maurice Sendak
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#UCFLae3414F17 Where the Wild Things Are is a classic F tale written by Maurice Sendak. The story focuses on a young boy named Max. Max gets sent to his room without supper after putting on his wolf suit and wreaking havoc on his house. When Max goes to his room it is transformed into a Jungle and Max sails off to where the wild things are. He becomes king of the wild things, but ultimately misses home and leaves. When he returns there is a hot

JordanHull supper waiting for him. This text would make a great GR and RA.

http://www.brighthubeducation.com/lesson-plans-grades-1-2/68864-where-the-wild-t...

The link above goes to a lesson activity after a read aloud.
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JordanHull The lesson asks guiding questions and clarifies vocabulary like “mischief.” Clarifying vocabulary will help ESOL students (ESOL 5) and all students (UDL 2.1) alike. The lesson also lets students arrange in groups and create their own monsters collaboratively.

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JordanD This was one of my favorite books as a kid and I still have it! So imaginative and descriptive! Great strategies! 5y
MakennaK I think this is one of the best children's books and I like how you are using clarifying vocabulary to help the students 5y
DominiqueL I have never read this book before but will be now. I like the ESOL and UDL Strategies you are aligning to it. 5y
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Rules | Cynthia Lord
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#UCFLae3414F17 Rules is a touching RF text, written by Cynthia Lord. The book was a recipient of a Newbery award. The story depicts a young 13-year-old girl, Catherine, and her brother David who has autism. The story starts with Catherine babysitting David and we soon realize that this is a common occurrence. Throughout the story Catherine teaches David rules like “chew with your mouth closed” and “a peach is not a funny-looking apple.” Catherine

JordanHull meets another boy named Jason at David‘s OT and becomes friends with him. Her friend Kristi volunteers with them, but she is mean to Jason due to her friendship with Ryan. Ryan bullies David and Jason and Catherine must learn who her real friends are. Eventually Jason gets Catherine to dance in front of him, breaking one of her many rules. This and other situation cause her to change her frigid look on rules. This story would be a great LC book.

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JordanHull The link above takes you to an audio version of the text. For struggling readers this could be helpful for following on and increased comprehension. Having access to this online tool after or during reading will accomplish ESOL 21 and provide the student with an audio version to listen to slower or repeatedly if necessary. This would also accomplish UDL 1.2, offering different auditory information.

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CaseyL I‘m reading this book right now! I love that you have a link to an audio version of the book! 5y
KayleeC This is such a great book! I think having the audio book as an option is great! 5y
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Quackers | Liz Wong
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#UCFLae3414F17 Quackers is a F text written by Liz Wong. The story is about a cat named Quackers, who hilariously thinks he‘s a duck. He thinks he‘s a duck because he lives at the pond, and everyone else is a duck. He feels like he doesn‘t belong and tells how he hates duckweed and getting wet. Quackers meets a “strange duck” named Mittens, who helps him realize who he really is… a cat. Later, he begins to miss the pond and realizes that he can

JordanHull whoever he wants to be. This adorable story would make a great brain breakfast RA.

https://growingbookbybook.com/quackers-activities/

The site above lists numerous activities that teachers can do to enhance the story with their children. I had the pleasure of seeing some student center activities first hand at read for the record 2017. I would
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JordanHull encourage think, pair, and share method for student discussion, utilizing ESOL 10. The story has a beautiful meaning, but has to be discovered and allowing the students to figure it out together will make the message more meaningful. By facilitating discussion and allowing discovery with student center activity you will also accomplish UDL 8.3. 5y
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#UCFLae3414F17 Don‘t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus is a F book and a recipient of the Caldecott seal, written by Mo Willems. The story is about a Pigeon who desperately wants to drive the bus when the driver steps out. He begs and pleads with the audience and trees to convince them to let him drive the bus. Ultimately the driver comes back, and the Pigeon turns his attention to another vehicle. This book is a terrific RA or S, and Mo Willems would

JordanHull would make a great AS.

http://pigeonpresents.com/pals/the-pigeon/

The link above goes to the authors page where you can meet The Pigeon and find out more information like his birthday and best friends. The site has a section that teaches you how to draw the Pigeon and also allows teachers to print out honorary certificates to commemorate the students on not letting the Pigeon drive the bus. The text would be great for ESOL 3
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JordanHull and would make teaching self-talk relevant, because the Pigeon does it in the book. Allowing the students to learn more about the Pigeon and draw him themselves will accomplish UDL 1.3 and incorporate more visual information. 5y
MorganH That website is a perfect resource for pigeon books, and children would love to visit it! 5y
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#UCFLae3414F17 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle is a captivating HF, by AVI. The story details the journey of Charlotte Doyle, a 13-year-old girl, on a voyage from Rhode Island to England in 1832. The families she was supposed to travel with cancel at the last minute and she goes on the trip alone. She ends us on a ship with a treacherous captain and evil crew and she must prove her innocence while on trial for murder. She ends up realizing

JordanHull her love for sailing and takes out on another adventure once her terrorizing one was over. The book has ship details, terminology, and times in the back to create more sailors like Charlotte. This story would be a great LC book and would stir some great conversation.

http://glencoe.com/sec/literature/litlibrary/pdf/true_confessions.pdf

The link above provides a before, during, and after reading guide. It helps the students organize their
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JordanHull thoughts and the plot with graphic organizers and guiding questions. I would implement ESOL 5 and provide prior knowledge of sea life and terminology. The back of the book has a great glossary and diagrams of ships that would prove helpful to all students. I would refer to the diagrams and glossary and use UDL 3.3 to keep students visualizing and processing the text. 5y
JordanD I actually just saw this book the other day- it looked so interesting! I'll definitely have to get my hands on it now! I love how the resource you used lays everything out. 5y
DominiqueL I absolutely love this book. I remember reading this in 6th grade and being so intruding. Even though I read it, I did not know it had a glossary and diagrams of ships. That would have been so helpful for clarifying information and terms, because you can get lost in the information while reading. 5y
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The Kissing Hand | Audrey Penn
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#UCFLae3414F17 The Kissing Hand is a heartwarming F tale, written by Audrey Penn. The story is about Chester Raccoon and his mother. Chester is nervous about school, so his mother gives him the “Kissing Hand.” She kisses his palm and explains that her love will stay with him throughout the day. She tells him to put his hand to his cheek and his mother‘s love will touch him. This comforts him and at the end Chester gives his mother a “Kissing Hand”

JordanHull to keep her warm and loved too. This text would be a great RA.

http://www.audreypenn.com/portfolio-item/the-kissing-hand/

The link above goes to the authors website. You will see that the text is available in several different languages.
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JordanHull Having several copies on hands that relate to your students first language will help them feel included and greater understand the text when read in English. This will accomplish ESOL 24 by incorporated their culture into the curriculum and UDL 7.2 by making the text relevant.

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Holes | Louis Sachar
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Holes is a Newbery award winning RF text, written by Louis Sachar. This text is a gripping mystery with comedic elements that keep the pages turning. The story is about Stanley Yelnats, a 14year old boy cursed with bad luck. He is mistakenly arrested for stealing shoes and shipped off to camp for punishment. Stanley thought camp would be like in the movies with a pool and friends and other fun amenities. He is sadly mistaken when

JordanHull they arrive in the desert and he is forced to dig massive holes every day. The mystery comes into play when Stanley realizes that they‘re looking for something and not just receiving punishment. The book is a terrific LC.

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/holes-match-em...
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JordanHull The link above is for a free Scholastic lesson plan that helps students understand the various plot points and create a time line. They also analyze, and match symbols presented in the text. UDL 2.1 clarifying symbols will be very beneficial. 5y
JordanHull Creating a base for the timeline and having signal points for the plot pre-made for the students will accomplish ESOL 23 and enhance their understanding of the story.

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#UCFLae3414F17 Last Stop on Market Street is a Caldecott and Newbery award winning RF text, written by Matt De La Pena. The story tells of a boy and his nana who are taking the bus. The boy keeps asking why they don‘t have certain things and why they must ride the bus. Nana always found the bright side and made what they had seem great. The story ends when they get off the bus to volunteer at a soup kitchen, making CJ feel grateful. This story

JordanHull would be great for CR and GR.

http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/laststoponmarket.html

Above is a free teachers guide. The guide gives teachers activities across all subjects and helps relate the book to any curriculum. Using ESOL 15 and reinforcing the key ideas will help the students understand the significance of the book with the selected subject. Activating and supplying
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JordanHull background knowledge of a bus ride, public transportation and even a soup kitchen with UDL 3.1 will make the text more relatable. 5y
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#UCFLAE3414F17 Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type is a Caldecott award winning F text, written by Doreen Cronin. The story is about cows that get a type writer and begin sending letters to the farmer. All through the farm you hear “Click, Clack, Moo, Click, Clack, Moo” and the cows begin sending their demands. Eventually the cows get what they want, but the ducks take the typewriter and the madness begins again. This text is a perfect RT or RA.

JordanHull https://teachers.net/lessons/posts/2277.html

Above is a link to an adapted text, readers theater script. I would use UDL 5.1 and allow students to read the actual book, the script, and then listen to it performed online so they can have a fluency model. I would use ESOL 14 and slow and simplify my speech for greater understanding of what is expected.

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She Persisted | Chelsea Clinton
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#UCFLae3414F17 She Persisted is a collection of biographies written by Chelsea Clinton. The book details the trials and tribulations of many historically significant women, like Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, and Oprah Winfrey. The story is beautifully depicted and inspires women and all people to keep going to be persistent and to accomplish great things that may have never been done before. The book is a great RA, SR, and GR.

I would use ESOL 4

JordanHull and connect at least one of the women to the student on a personal level. The book tells the story of women from varying backgrounds so it would be useful to use UDL 2.4 to promote a greater understanding of different languages and cultures.

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/She-Persisted-Writing-Activity-and-B...
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JordanHull Above is a link to a lesson plan that encourages students to write about a time that they persisted. The resource does cost money, but can be adapted easily for free. 5y
JordanHull SN: I read this story to my Pug before the teachLivE, he wasn‘t very responsive. 5y
MakennaK I think your UDL is great 5y
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#UCFLae3414F17 Flora and the Ostrich is a RF book by Molly Idle. It is one of many Flora books. The rest of the series is just pictures with no text, this one is different. This book uses Flora to depict opposites, usually between her and the Ostrich. It is a cute and engaging picture book, with many flip pages that show the Ostrich doing the opposite of whatever Flora is doing. This book would be great for RA‘s and CR.

I would use ESOL 9 and

JordanHull and have the student make a T-chart with the main word on one side and its opposite on the other. For UDL 6.3 the chart would help them manage the new information and they could add to it with opposites they see in everyday life.

http://idleillustration.com/books/

The text is simple and you can do many lessons that enrich the opposites theme.
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JordanHull The link above goes to the author‘s website where you can learn more about her and find other lower level texts involving Flora. 5y
MakennaK This looks like such a funny and cute book! 5y
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The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
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#UCFLae3414F17 The Giving Tree is a Poetry book written by Shel Silverstein. The Giving Tree is about a boy and a tree. The boy loves the tree and plays on the tree and this makes the tree happy. As the boy grows up he needs more than just a play place and the tree gives him everything she can to make him happy. The more she gives the less she has and eventually she is just a stump. The boy, now a man, tells the tree that all he needs is a quiet

JordanHull place to sit. This makes the tree, now only a stump, very happy. The story is a great tale of generosity and love and would be a terrific RT or S. Shel Silverstein would make for a terrific AS too.

I would use ESOL 16 by allowing the student to listen to one of the many online readings of the story and also allow them choice in the topic for a poetry writing assignment after the story has been read. This would also incorporate UDL 2.5.
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JordanHull http://www.shelsilverstein.com/media/learning/resource_files/Giving_Tree_Anniver...

The link above is from Shel‘s website and contains many different prompts and writing activities that can be used with the text.

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Panda Kindergarten | Joanne Ryder
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#UCFLae3414F17 Panda Kindergarten is a NF text by Joanne Ryder. The book is a factual depiction of the birth and growth of a panda cub. It is filled with facts about the life of the panda bears and how they grow and change and eventually become full grown panda bears. It has a narrative style to it and unfolds in chronological order. It uses pictures to help the reader fully understand the life cycle of a panda bear. This text would be great for

JordanHull GR or CR.

http://p5cdn4static.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_32715/File/Departme...

I would use ESOL strategy 23 and create a graphic organizer that goes along with the text. The students would fill out the organizer as they read so they can remember and organize all the information.
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JordanHull I would use UDL principle 2.5 and allow the students to watch webcams of live pandas and see photos of local pandas. The link above has a lesson that incorporates the idea of watching pandas live and expands upon it. 5y
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#UCFLae3414F17 Six Dots is a biography, written by Jen Bryant. It tells the story of Louis Braille a young boy who lost his sight, but not his yearning to read and write. The story explains how hard it was for Louis to read and how they had to redefine the Braille system many times before he perfected it. It is a great read that incorporates English, French, and Braille and will definitely inspire your students.
I would use ESOL strategies 6 & 12.

JordanHull This book has valuable content but also will help foster their vocabulary growth. Continuous monitoring will help ensure they are understanding both the content and the language. I would use UDL strategy 3.3 and provide words and sentences in braille that the students could decode using the knowledge obtained in the text. Manipulating the materials physically while reading them will help deepen understanding. 5y
JordanHull http://www.jenbryant.com/images/pdf/Discussion%20Guide%20Six%20Dots%20FINAL.pdfh...

The story would be great for GR, PR, and IR. The link above goes to the authors page and provides guiding questions, clarifying vocabulary, and more.
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JordanHull Www.jenbryant.com/teachers/tc_teach.html 5y
JordanHull Click on the book name in the blue box on the bottom to get to the teachers guide 5y
LaurenR This book is amazing with multiple accommodations! What a great find! 5y
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Wonder. R.J. Palacio | R J Palacio
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#UCFLae3414F17 Wonder is a heartwarming page turner written by R.J. Palacio. This RF text tells the story of young Auggie Pullman‘s transition from homeschooling to a real classroom. August has a physical facial deformity, he lives with his mom, dad, sister and dog. The reader follows August as he makes real friendships, while dealing with bullies and constant weird looks. The author varies the viewpoint and allows the reader to see the story from

JordanHull other main characters perspectives. The story teaches kindness, acceptance, and personal growth and should be in every classroom.

This book would be a great LC or IR text. I would use ESOL strategy 10 so that when the perspective does change the students can discuss what is happening and they can recognize how the point of view switches for greater understanding.
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JordanHull I would use UDL principle 2.2 and discuss the authors writing style so the story is easily comprehended.

http://rjpalacio.com/for-teachers.html is a list of guiding questions from the author‘s website that would help facilitate LC discussions.
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JordanHull SN: the book photo was taken by my sister. I sent her my copy so we could watch the movie together over break 💕 5y
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#UCFLae3414F17 Oh No! Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World is a SF text written by Mac Barnett. This story is about a girl who builds a robot for the science fair. Unfortunately, her robot takes off and begins to destroy the town. She thinks about the things she should and shouldn‘t have installed as she tries to stop the robot.

I would utilize ESOL strategy 44 and have students practice predicting and summarizing the story. The text is

JordanHull simple so they would be able to do so easily. I‘d use UDL 1.1 and use this book for storytelling. Seeing me model and emphasize plot points while following along in the book will aid student‘s comprehension. This books could be used for S, RA, and GR.

http://www.brimfulcuriosities.com/2010/09/oh-no-or-how-my-science-project.html
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JordanHull The link above goes to a lesson where the students build their own robots. I would take the activity a step further and have them make a comic strip about what their robot would do.

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Charlotte's Web | E. B. White
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#UCFLae3413F17 Charlotte‘s Web is a classic story about friendship and loyalty. This MF text was written by E.B. White. This beloved story is about a girl named Fern who helps save Wilbur, the runt of the latest piglet liter, and a clever spider named Charlotte. Fern saves Wilbur from her father and eventually helps Wilbur become famous and beloved by all.

This book would make a terrific LC, IR, and some parts would make great DR‘s. I would

JordanHull implement UDL strategy 2.1 and ESOL strategy 5. There are some great vocabulary words in the story and reviewing them before reading the text would help not only ESOL students, but all students.

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/whats-word/

This is a lesson plan found on the scholastic website that helps teachers expand upon the vocabulary in the text.
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Strega Nona: Book & CD | Tomie DePaola
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#UCFLae3414F17 Strega Nona is a TL text that received a Caldecott seal, it was written by Tommie dePaola. Strega Nona is an old woman who helps heal the townspeople with potions and concoctions. She has a magical pot that makes her pasta when she sings a certain tune. Her helper, Big Anthony, tells the town about her pot and tries to impress the townspeople by using the pot by himself. He doesn‘t understand how it works and ends up covering the

JordanHull town in pasta. Strega Nona helps and makes sure his punishment fits the crime in a clever way.

This book would be great for a great for RA and PR. For ESOL students I would use 17 and use the link below and have the students follow along as the story is read aloud. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULUG8IIo9-8

I would use UDL principle 3.2 and have the students identify the main ideas and repeating aspects of the story.
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One Crazy Summer | Rita Williams-Garcia
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#UCFLAE3414F17 One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia is a historical fiction text that has won the Newbery Award, Coretta Scott King Award, Scott O‘Dell Award, and was a National Book Award Finalist. The story follows three sisters as they reunite with the mother that abandoned them.

JordanHull The story is set in Oakland, California in the 1960‘s. Throughout their journey they meet many black panthers and learn about their real culture, not just what is portrayed in the news. They learn about the movement and end up actively participating while somewhat building a relationship with their estranged mother, Cecile a.k.a. Nzilla.
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JordanHull This book could be used in the classroom for LC, IR or SR. It could also be used for DR, the protest scene with the poetry reading would make a great re-enactment. EL strategies 5 and 13 would be beneficial for the overall comprehension of the text. I would preview each chapter and teaching relevant vocabulary and background knowledge. Then review each chapter after the student has read them and I would answer any questions the student may have. 5y
JordanHull UDL strategy 3.1 would help ELL‘s and the entire class understand the historical content in the text. The students need background knowledge on the Black Panther movement and how it has been portrayed historically. They would be able to compare the books culture versus the historical culture of the movement. Oakland has a rich history and exploring that would help the students accurately picture the setting. 5y
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JordanHull The above link is from teachingbooks.net and links you to a lesson plan that provides great discussion questions. These questions would help LC‘s promote relevant and in depth conversations about the text, and really understand the book and the purpose of the LC. The link also has student activities that help the student relate to the text and expand upon skills like journalism. 5y
JordanHull Side note: My adopted sisters and my mom are featured in the book image. I related to the text a lot and thoroughly enjoyed reading it. A quote I loved came on page 90, “We all have our la-la-la song. The thing we do when the world isn‘t singing a nice tune to us. We sing our own nice tune to drown out the ugly.” 💘 5y
AJones You have such a beautiful family, and I love your book quote. It‘s so very true. There is so much hate in the world, and we must push through and focus on the positives. ❤️✌️Great post!! 5y
DrSpalding What a touching post. Lovely image. Excellent resources and alignment. I'm so happy you selected this book and had such a connection to it.❤️ 5y
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