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KAdudu

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All the Seasons of the Year | Deborah Lee Rose
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All the Seasons of the Year (F) written by Deborah Lee Rose and illustrated by Kay Chorao is a cute story showing all the seasons throughout the year. I think is a great book to RA to students, while also incorporating a lesson on the different seasons. The UDL principle that align is 3.1; activate or supply background knowledge. Use EL strategy 45; use Venn diagrams to compare and contrast the different seasons. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu Here is a great resource to use with the book: https://www.educatall.com/page/389/Four-seasons.html 6mo
DrSpalding You must teach about the seasons in kindergarten and first grade. Often times this occurs during Calendar time. Good choice. 6mo
LaGasseSam1996 I like the idea of using this book for introduction to the seasons. I think it would give the students some background knowledge. 6mo
ally11301 Great choice on this book! It looks adorable to read to younger kids, great idea to introduce the seasons :) 6mo
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The book “Anansi The Spider” (TL) written and illustrated by Gerald McDermott is a folk tale. This traditional tale is about a spider name Anansi who sets out on a long challenging journey. When he finds himself in danger a few surprising characters help save him. Anansi is so happy to be saved but doesn‘t know who to reward. Read this exciting book to find out who will be rewarded. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The UDL principle is 8.1; heighten salience of goals and objectives. Use EL strategy 36; ask numerous questions which require higher level thinking responses.
Look at this great resource: https://www.woojr.com/anansi-spider-lesson-plan-activities/
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Olsonashley19 Totally forgot about this one! I actually did a play for this when I was in first grade and it was sooo fun! I think primary elementary students will love this book! 6mo
DrSpalding We witnessed a wonderful storytelling of this book. Try this strategy too. 6mo
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Martin‘s Big Words (B) written by Doreen Rappaport and illustrated by Bryan Collier is an excellent book to get students to learn about Martin Luther King Jr. and the key roles he played in the Civil Rights movement. This book not only include vital information about Martin life, but the images are also beautiful. I think this book would work well as an IR or SR.

KAdudu The UDL principles that align is 7.2; optimizing relevance, value and authenticity. As for the EL strategy use 29; offer a variety of reference materials at the student‘s instructional level for independence use. #lae3414sp19
Look at this great resource:
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/FREEBIE-Martins-Big-Words-Literature...
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karamank @KAdudu I absolutely love this book! It is such a great way to introduce acceptance into the classroom and has such amazing quotes/illustrations💖 6mo
DrSpalding You have done a nice job aligning universal design and English learner strategies. Another English learner strategy is number 28 when ever you are using a biography with children. 6mo
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Captain Raptor and the Space Pirates | Kevin O'Malley, Patrick O'Brien
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This exciting book “Captain Raptor and the Space Pirates” SF by Kevin O‘Malley and Patrick O‘Brien is a great book for IR. I know that a lot of young children enjoy dinosaurs, so this book will be a great option for them. This book is about Planet Jurassica being attack and raided by pirates, so it is up to Captain Raptor to come save the day. Read this book to find out what Captain Raptor and his crew do to save the planet Jurassica. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The UDL principle I found that align is 5.3; build fluencies with graduated levels of support for practice and performance. Use EL 21; record your lectures, presentations or stories on audio tape especially for new students who have very little exposure to English.
Check out this great resource:
https://youtu.be/VGailtV8w-c
6mo
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The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot (TL) by Margaret McNamara and illustrated by Mark Fearing is a lovely book. This book retells the classic fairy tale “The three little Pigs” in a very interesting and creative way. I think this would be great to use for S to students in the classroom. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The UDL principles include 5.2; use multiple tools for construction and composition. The EL strategy 14 works well; Simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant.
Here is a great lesson to use: https://www.kidssoup.com/craft-and-resource/story-time-the-three-little-aliens-a...
6mo
hkeiger I can already see students going crazy, getting excited about this book! Shoot, I am excited to read this book 😂 6mo
ally11301 This book would be such a huge hit in a classroom!! It sounds like so much fun to read. I really like the UDL you chose for this book. Love the resource you used, it has many questions and activities that can be done throughout the reading. 6mo
melindamcmullen84 Oh my goodness! I love this! I have never heard of this story before told by aliens! I love how the kids can relate to this from previous stories and it‘s got an awesome SF twist! 6mo
DrSpalding What a wonderful variant of the three pigs and the big bad wolf! I could see this being not only an engaging read aloud but an excellent book to use to compare to the original. 6mo
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Aliens for Breakfast | Stephanie Spinner, Jonathan Etra
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Aliens for Breakfast (SF) by Stephanie Spinner and Steve Björkman is a fun exciting book to RA to your class. This book is about a boy named Richard who sits down to have breakfast and finds an alien named Aric in his cereal bowl. Richard and Aric soon begin to work together to save the world form the bad aliens. Read this exciting book to find out about Richard and Aric great adventure to save the world. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The UDL principles that align is 1.1; offer ways of customizing the display of information. Also, use EL strategy 46; Use the discovery learning activities (hands on activities).
Check out this great resource:
https://www.warsaw.k12.in.us/guided-reading/level-m-1/3127-aliens-for-breakfast-...

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Ms.Bursey I thought this book was so cute and entertaining. Thanks for sharing 💛 6mo
ally11301 This is another great interesting book! I think kids would enjoy reading about aliens. Great lesson plan as well! 6mo
DrSpalding Not all books about aliens are considered science fiction. Be sure to check your characteristics in your flipbook. 6mo
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Brown Girl Dreaming | Jacqueline Woodson
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“Brown Girl Dreaming” (P) by Jacqueline Woodson is a Newberry Award winner book and a must read. Each page will have you wanting more and more. The poems are beautiful and well put together. My favorite in particular is “Second daughter second day on earth”. In this book Jacqueline shares her personal experiences growing up African American during the 1960‘s and 1970‘s. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The UDL principles include 7.2; optimizing relevance, value, and authenticity.
Use EL strategy 42 have students use timelines to arrange and sequence important facts in written assignment.
Here is a great resource to use: https://www.ccsoh.us/cms/lib/OH01913306/Centricity/Domain/207/BROWN%20GIRL%20DRE...
6mo
DrSpalding I am thrilled you read this book. Nice resource. This would be a good literature circle and I have used this in our class, in the past. 6mo
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Number the Stars | Lois Lowry
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Lois Lowry “Number the Stars” (HF) is a Newberry Award winner book. This book is told through the eyes of a ten-year-old girl name Annemarie. Her family decides to hide her best friend Ellen and disguise her as part of the family. It is important for Annemarie and her family to do everything they can to keep Ellen hidden and safe. This book is based during World War II when the Danish were smuggling the Jews across to Sweden. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu I think this book would be great for LC in the classroom allowing students to read and share important events/details in the text. #lae3414sp19
The UDL principles that align is 3.1 activating and supplying background knowledge, and 3.3 guide information processing, visualization, and manipulation.
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KAdudu Also, use EL strategy 44; focus on thinking skills: predict, categorize, classify, observe and report, sequence, summarize.
Check out the resource I found to use with this book.
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/number-stars-d...
6mo
caldwellalex95 @KAdudu I included "Number the Stars" in one of my posts, as well! What a coincidence! This book can get emotional, but I believe everyone should read it at least once! I appreciate the lesson plan you linked, provided by Scholastic. I am always interested in the different types of lesson plans books offer. Awesome post, girl! 6mo
DrSpalding You have read fantastic novels. This is a really good choice for literature circles as you noted. Use this in fifth grade to complement social studies instruction. 6mo
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The winner of the Caldecott Medal “Why Mosquito‘s Buzz in Peoples Ear” (TL) by Verna Aardema and illustrated by Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon is an amazing read. This book tells the story if a Mosquito that is causing some trouble in the jungle. It begins when the mosquito tells the iguana what he seen, which leads to the ciaos happening in the jungle. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu This great book shows students not everything is what it seems. The UDL principles include; 2.4 promote understanding across languages, 9.3 develop self- assessment and reflection. Use EL 17 provide contextual support through audio visuals, models, demonstrations, realia, body language, and facial expressions.
Here are some useful resources;
https://betterlesson.com/lesson/586143/cause-and-effect-with-why-mosquitoes-buzz...
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hkeiger Not only is the writing in this book beautiful, but the pictures are even better! I loved this book so much. 6mo
DrSpalding You don‘t always share how you would use the book in your classroom… Make sure you highlight a teaching strategy. This one could be storytelling for example. 6mo
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The Word Collector | Peter H. Reynolds
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The Word Collector (RF) written and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds is an amazing book and would be great as a RA in the classroom. This book is about a little boy named Jerome who enjoys collecting words and adding them to his collection. However, a problem soon arises when his word collection becomes too large and the words get jumbled together.

KAdudu Read this amazing book to find out what Jerome does to solve the problem. #lae3414sp19
The UDL principles that align with this book include 2.1 clarify vocabulary and symbols.
Use EL 20 list most important words on board.
Here is a great resource to use along with the book.
https://theinspiredapple.net/2019/01/word-collector-activities.html
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LaGasseSam1996 I love this book! I think it‘s amazing book to teach students new vocabulary in a fun way! 6mo
DrSpalding This is such a wonderful book. You are correct in both of the universal design and English learner strategies. Nice resource. 6mo
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Henry's Freedom Box | Ellen Levine
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Henry‘s Freedom Box (HF) written by Ellen Levine And Illustrated by Kadir Nelson is a true story from the Underground Railroad and winner of the Jane Addams and Coretta Scott King Award. In this story a slave mails himself to freedom. The UDL principles that work well with the book include; 3.2 Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships, and 8.3 foster collaboration and community. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu Use EL strategy 28; Provide biographies of significant men and women from different countries. #lae3414sp19
Here are some resources to use with this book
https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/teachers/lesson-plans/migrated-featured-f...
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New York Times #1 best seller Jamie Lee Curtis “I‘m Gonna Like Me” (RF) is a phenomenal book about feeling good and liking yourself. I think this a must read in any classroom to all students. Therefore, this would be great RA. The UDL principles included is 3.2; Highlighting patterns, critical features, big ideas and relationships. Use EL strategy 10; Teach think, pair, share strategies in cooperative groups.

KAdudu Here is a great resource to use;
https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?a=1&tid=3417
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DrSpalding Add a bit more detail to the summary that truly shows you read the book. 7mo
KAdudu In this book both the little boy and girl say “I‘m gonna like me” followed by them saying something they like about themselves. I think this book is great for teaching self esteem. 6mo
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hkeiger Jamie Lee Curtis is killing it with her children‘s books. I read Me, Myselfie, & I by her and loved it so I am sure this one is just as good! It seems to have a really good message that we could all use :) 6mo
DebbieGrillo I love this one! 6mo
ally11301 This is such a great book to help boost up students self-esteem! A lot of children may be struggling with themselves due to bullying but this book will help them boost up their self-esteem. I would definitely purchase this book and put it in my classroom! 6mo
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If You Plant a Seed | Kadir Nelson
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This (AF) book “If You Plant a Seed” is a great book to teach students about the act of kindness and generosity. You can use this book as a RA to students. Over all, this is a cute book and explains how a seed of kindness can bare sweet fruit. The UDL principle include 7.2; optimize relevance, value, and authenticity. An EL strategy 1,3; teach questioning for clarification and encourage self-talk (positive thinking). #lae3414sp19

DrSpalding Another beautiful book with a great message! Add your Piktochart URL. It‘s so well done! 7mo
ha_kaye Your author‘s student made me want to read this book and seeing how I can apply it to my classroom makes me want to read it even more 💛🐰 7mo
claireherman This book seems so sweet and touching! Great idea to use with learning about kindness. 6mo
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Nelson Mandela | Kadir Nelson
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Coretta Scott King Award winner Kadir Nelson “Nelson Mandela” (B) is an amazing read and the art work is very beautiful. This book focus on the life of Nelson Mandela and the things he has accomplished over the years. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The UDL principles that align is 2.5; Illustrate through multiple media. EL strategy 9,28; teach note taking strategies like T list and timelines, Provide biographies of significant men and women from different countries. Here is a great lesson plan to use along with book;
https://www.scribd.com/document/290689409/Nelson-Mandela-Lesson-Plan
7mo
DrSpalding English learner strategy 28 is perfect. You beautifully shared Kadir‘s work and engaged your peers today with your author study. 7mo
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The One and Only Ivan | Katherine Applegate
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The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Apple Gate (MF) is a must read. This story focus on a gorilla name Ivan who is enclosed in a domain where humans come to watch him daily. He soon meets a new friend name Ruby, a baby elephant who brings about unpredictable change. This book aligns with UDL 2.1 and 3.1; clarifying vocabulary and symbols, activating or suppling background knowledge. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu Use EL strategy 4; linking lesson topic to student‘s prior knowledge. Also, here is a great resource to use alongside the book https://media.btsb.com/TitleLessonPlans/597.pdf 7mo
DrSpalding I am excited for you to be able to talk about this book with others that have read it next week. Nice job aligning the appropriate principles and strategies. (edited) 7mo
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A Light in the Attic | Shel Silverstein
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My all-time favorite childhood book “A Light in the Attic” (P) written/Illustrated by Shel Silverstein. This Poetry book is a great read and will get students excited to explore every page. This book aligns with UDL 3.2; highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships. An EL strategy 14; simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant especially with poems.
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KAdudu This book would work well with this lesson plan https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/light-attic 8mo
kkimmelman I used to love this book! It is a great and easy introduction to the poetry genre. I would also recommend this book for a classroom library. @KAdudu 8mo
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Women have made a lot of change in history, especially these African American women. “Hidden Figures” (NF)written by Margot Lee and Illustrated by Laura Freeman is a magnificent book about four black women who played a huge role in the space race. This book would be a great RA and get your students excited to learn about history. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The UDL principles that fit best with this book include 1.2 &1.3; offer alternatives for auditory information and alternative way for visual information. An EL 13&45; use preview/review activities and use Venn diagrams to contrast and compare activities. Also, a lesson plan that would be great with this book is https://www.pixton.com/schools/teacher-resources/lesson-plans/hidden-figures 8mo
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Separate is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh (NF) Jane Adams Award book is an excellent book and a must read. This book discusses the challenge of a Mexican-Puerto Rican student at all white school and the problems she faces while her family is filing a lawsuit in the federal court. This book really dives deep into racism while also listing important events in American history. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The UDL principles that could be used with this book include 7.2 & 8.3; optimize relevance, value, authenticity, and foster collaboration and community. The EL 42 & 46; have students use times lines to arrange important facts/information and use learning activities (hands on activities). The lesson plan that fits with this book
https://laii.unm.edu/info/k-12-educators/assets/documents/literature-guides/sepa...
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Thank You, Omu! | Oge Mora
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“Thank You Omu” written/illustrated by Oge Mora (F) won the Coretta Scott King Award and Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award. This is an amazing story about a generous women Name Omu who shares her dinner. Her scrumptious stew smells so good that she has one visitor after another coming to her door to eat, but what will happen when she is left with nothing. #lae3414sp19

KAdudu The message in this book is to share with others and would be an excellent book for any classroom.
The UDL principles 1.1; offering ways of customizing the display of information. Also, EL 30; encourage students the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships. The lesson plan I would use with this book is https://study.com/academy/lesson/social-skills-lesson-plan-on-sharing.html
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Wishtree | Katherine Applegate
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The Wish Tree by Katherine Applegate is a delightful and compassionate story(F), told by an old oak tree name Red who has seen a lot over the years. People from all over come write their wishes on a piece of cloth and tie them to his tree branches. However, when a new family moves in not everyone is welcoming, now it‘s Red chance to help.
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KAdudu This Book would be a great RA in your classroom using the teacher activity kit booklet.
http://wishtreebook.com/static/pdf/wishtree-activity-kit-final.pdf
The UDL principles 2.1 & 3.1; clarifying vocabulary and symbols and activate or supply background knowledge. Also, this book can be used with EL 3 & 10 to encourage self-talk (positive thinking) and teach think, pair, and share strategies in cooperative groups.
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