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Karlee.Diamond

Karlee.Diamond

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There Was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly is a F story writ. By Lucille Colandro, illus. By Jared Lee and is perfect for ST. This silly story is about an old lady who swallows a variety of animals to catch the animal she just swallowed. UDL2.5-illus. Through mult. Media(with ST I would use props for a visual) EL15 reinforce key ideas again and again.( this story lends itself to this strat. With its repetition) #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://www.totschooling.net/2016/10/old-lady-who-swallowed-matching-sequencing.h... this resource includes activities such as sequencing to do with the kids after reading 5y
farynantenucci Love this book, I think I want to do my storytelling with it. Your resource is super useful! 5y
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Journey | Aaron Becker
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Journey, writ and illus by Aaron Becker, is a Caldecott award winning MF story that is completely told through pictures. This wordless book would be perfect for IR- allowing students to make up their own story as they follow along. The story is about a little girl who uses her magic crayon to take her on vast journeys to faraway places. UDL1.3-alternatives for visual info. EL#17-provide support through visuals. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://www.candlewick.com/book_files/0763665959.btg.2.pdf this is a teacher resource to guide process of reading a wordless book 5y
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Click, Clack, Moo is a Caldecott award winning F story writ. By Doreen Cronin, illus. by Betsy Lewin, and would be excellent for RT. This story is about farm animals that negotiate back and forth with the farmer in order to have their demands met. This book has a surprise twist at the end, that kids will love. UDL3.3- guide info. Processing. EL#16-integrate speaking/listening activities. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Cause-and-Effect-w-Click-Clack-Moo-1... this link takes you to an activity from TPT that focuses on cause and effect. 5y
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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole | Jon Klassen, Mac Barnett
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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole is a Caldecott award winning F book written by Mac Barnett, illus. By Jon Klassen. Through illustrations, the story takes the reader on a journey between to friends. As they dig, they come close to reaching something spectacular, but then change direction. UDL 2.5-illustrate through mult. Media. EL#2-promote collaboration. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://www.theclassroombookshelf.com/2014/12/sam-and-dave-dig-a-hole/ this resource provides hands on activities such as digging a hole or paining with soil to teach kids about main ideas found in this story. 5y
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Kite Runner | Khaled Hosseini
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The Kite Runner is a San Francisco Best book of the year HF written by Khaled Hosseini. I would have students use this book as IR. This suspenseful read takes you through the life events of a young boy, existing in a world of monarchy, war, and the rise of the Taliban. UDL7.2-optimize relevance/authenticity. EL4-link lesson to students prior knowledge. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://www.brighthubeducation.com/high-school-english-lessons/33822-reading-the-... this link provides teachers and students with prompts to make historical and social connections to the book 5y
DrSpalding Due to the themes present, this is definitely a high school and beyond read. Excellent resource that encourages ELA and social studies integration. 5y
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Seedfolks | Paul Fleischman
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Seedfolks is a Newbery award winning RF novel written by Paul Fleischman. This story would be great as a PR, partners could alternate chapters. Each chapter of this story is written from a different neighbors point of view. This story teaches a lot about perspective- as each neighbor is talking about the same events but from their POV. UDL8.3 Foster collab./comm. EL11 Place lang. in meaningful context. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/seedfolks-less... this link takes you to a scholastic lesson plan for Seedfolks, which focuses students on sequencing of events. 5y
DrSpalding Another student said this had been read in another course. RED? I love it when you all are inspired to look further into these books and find valuable resources to go along with them. Well done. 5y
DeannaT96 I️ haven‘t heard of this book before you reviewed it, but now I️ want to see if my library has a copy free. It seems so interesting! I️ love the lesson plan you found that works with sequencing. Can‘t wait to read it! 5y
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Flowers for Algernon | Daniel Keyes
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Flowers for Algernon is a Hugo award winning SF novel, written by Daniel Keys. This novel would be great to use in a LC setting, specifically with older kids. The story follows the life of a young man who undergoes a surgery to increase his intelligence. Along his journey, he becomes enlightened in areas of friendship, family, and purpose. UDL2.2 clarify syntax/structure. EL9 teach note taking strat.-timelines. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://www.brighthubeducation.com/middle-school-english-lessons/77162-flowers-fo... this link includes a variety of lessons such as journal entries. Just as Charlie wrote in a journal, students can practice their writing skills. 5y
DrSpalding Definitely a story that most students read in high school. Great resource that encourages writing like the main character in the story. 5y
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Two Bobbies is a NF story writ. by Kirby Larson, illus. by Jean Cassels and would be great for RA. The story follows the adventure of a dog and cat who survived hurricane Katrina. There are themes of friendship and perseverance, which are great for kids to read about. UDL3.2 highlight patterns, big ideas, relationships. EL#4 link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond https://www.learningtogive.org/resources/two-bobbies-literature-guide This resource provides you with B, D, and A questions to guide student thinking about themes and other big ideas 5y
MadisonCarter This was my TLRA choice and even though each page was a mouthful, I️ still chose it because I️ just loved the story. Your UDL strategy is perfect, I‘m pretty sure I️ used it too. 5y
DrSpalding I have seen this resource previously. Excellent choice. This is a powerful story of friendship and survival. Two themes young children need to hear about. 5y
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears, retold/illus. By Jan Brett is a TL story that‘s great for RT. This is a retelling of the original tale, and includes beautiful, and detailed illustrations, which really tell the story. I would place emphasis on the illustrations as an aid in students comprehension. UDL 1.3-alternatives for visual info. EL 6- continually monitor comprehension. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/goldilocks-and-the-three-bears-resource-co... this resource includes activities for kids to learn how to sequence events, and put things in order by size and shape. 5y
farynantenucci Would love to use for readers theater in my class! 5y
MarinaForsythe Seems like a fun RT! 5y
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JaymeeKendall Such a classic read! This is a cute story that can include many activities for kids! Love! 5y
EveAstrouck The readers theater idea sounds great for this story! It brings back so many childhood memories! 5y
ismari212 I love the book and the drawings it looks cool to me 5y
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Johnny Appleseed and the Bears is a TL story that would be perfect to share as a RA, in the Autumn months. In the story, JA is cutting his apples when he is approached by a family of bears. It turns out that the bears love his apples, so JA plants seeds for each of the bears, and for the years to follow, he is able to feed the bears. UDL3.2-highlight big ideas and relationships EL30-use of diagrams as aids to identify relationships. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond https://www.mamaslearningcorner.com/johnny-appleseed-free-printables-unit-study/ this resource provides you with a list of other books about the life of Johnny Appleseed. These would be great to use as supplemental text, while giving a full lesson about JA. 5y
MichelleL Thanks so much for the post! I will keep that in mind when giving a lesson about JA! 5y
ismari212 I love the resource that you provided 5y
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The Man who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein is a Caldecott award winning B that can be creatively used as a DR. This is a story is based on a true event- when Philippe Petit walked on a tight rope between the Twin Towers and follows the events leading up to this daring stunt. UDL 3.3- guide info. processing/visualization. EL 9- teach note taking strat. (Time lines) #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://wildthingsyoga.squarespace.com/yoga-and-literacy/2014/4/26/early-literacy... This resource includes the creative use of yoga to reenact events from the story. It‘s a great way to get the kids moving, and engaged in the story. 5y
DrSpalding Yoga and Philippe Petit, who knew? What a cool resource to get kids moving. 5y
MeganMc What an awesome activity! That is so creative! Great job girl! 5y
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Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña, illus. by Christian Robinson is a Caldecott/Newbery RF story that can be used for a RA. The story takes the reader through CJ‘s daily commute, and describes the people and places that he observes around him. CJ questions their circumstances, and his grandmother reminds him to be grateful. UDL 7.2- optimize relevance/value/authenticity. EL 44-focus I‘m thinking skills. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/laststoponmarket.html This link takes you to a site that lists questions to be thinking about B, D, and A reading. 5y
DrSpalding Carol Hurst is a quality site. This 2016 Newberry winner is an excellent addition to your classroom library. 5y
alyssahp LOVE this book, I used it as my book boost! It is such a nice story and great book to have. That is such a great resource to use, I'll definitely have to keep it! Awesome post! 5y
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The Numberlys by William Joyce & Christina Ellis is a F book that can be used in CR setting. The story begins in a world that has no letters, colors, or names, everything is orderly. 5 numbers are determine to create a world that is exciting and new- thus creating the alphabet, which brings color and life to their world. UDL 2.4-promote understanding across languages. EL 1- teach questioning for clarification. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://moonbotstudios.com/c/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Numberlys-TeacherGuide.pd... this link takes you to a PDF that lists activities to use in the classroom. These activities promote, and celebrate uniqueness and individuality. 5y
DrSpalding Proud of you for checking this out and looking into how this book could be used in your classroom. This will help your peers recall these books that have a virtual reality component to them. Well done. 5y
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Wonderfall | Michael Hall
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Wonderfall, a P by Michael Hall is a beautifully illustrated story composed of poems that would be great for S in the classroom. Each page includes a short poem describing events taking place in the fall, all of which use the suffix -fall. It‘s perfect to use in the fall months. UDL 2.2 clarify syntax/structure( characteristics of a poem) EL 14- simplify speech. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://www.thetechieteacher.net/2016/10/onomatopoeia-lesson-with-fall-themed.htm... This resource demonstrates how to use Wonderfall as a mentor text in the instruction of onomatopoeias. 5y
DrSpalding Karlee you sound very professional citing mentor text and it's used for teaching skills that relate to standards. So well done. Obviously a perfect book for this time of year. Use it!❤️📚 5y
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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom | Bill Martin, Jr.
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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is a F Parents Choice Award book by John Archambault & Bill Martin Jr. illus. By Lois Ehlert, perfect for SR. This is a story about the letters of the alphabet working together to climb a coconut tree. This is a great choice to practice expression and fluency with emerging readers. UDL 2.1 clarify vocab. And symbols. EL 16- integrate speaking/listening/reading/writing. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://mrswillskindergarten.com/chicka-chicka-boom-boom-lesson-plans/ this website includes activities such as sequencing and retelling events from the story, and building coconut trees to practice acting out the story. These activities are great for young children, as the physical representations strengthen their understanding. 5y
Dbenford I love this book! I actually used this book in my microteach. I used to it to show rhythm to my peer group, it was a fun time. The link that you gave is pretty cool. There are a lot of fun activities that students can do relating to this book. Nice job on your post. 5y
DrSpalding Wonderful selection! So neat that peers have used this text for assignments. Children enjoy this title and your resource will help you to utilize it effectively in your classroom. 5y
DrSpalding Your resource could also help you create the props you would need to storytelling the story ...hint hint.🙂 5y
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El Deafo | Cece Bell
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El Deafo is Newbery Honor AB by CeCe Bell, and is great for IR or LC. This story takes you through the childhood of Bell, as she first loses her hearing and struggles to adjust to life with hearing aids. This story focuses on friendships and overcoming obstacles. Encouraging, and insightful read for people of any age. UDL 3.2-highlight big ideas, relationships. EL 9- teach note taking strat.(time lines). #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Novel-Study-El-Deafo-Cece-Bell-Newbe... this is a printable resource to use while reading. It‘s a great way for students to compare and contrast characteristics of graphic novels, and traditional texts. 5y
DrSpalding This is an excellent book written in a graphic novel format that many students enjoy. I like that your resource includes how to read graphic novels. Nice job aligning UDL and EL strategies. 5y
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Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a YR choice award RF story that is perfect for LC‘s. This story is of a young boy who has a facial deformity, and goes through life struggling to fit in. This is a story of friendship and authenticity. This story lends perspective to young children, and teaches them to never judge a book by its cover. UDL 8.3-foster collab./comm. EL 38-assign short readings for HW. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://wonderwebbook.weebly.com/wonder-ful-activities.html I love this resource because it includes a beautiful integration of text to real life. One school made a bulletin board for the book and encouraged students to take a “no bullying” pledge, which every school could benefit from. 5y
DrSpalding #ChooseKind ❤️ this is a powerful book with a powerful message. I truly hope many children will see the movie and possibly be inspired to read the text. 5y
DrSpalding Also, number 38 for assigning short readings is perfect for literature circle groups across the board. Encouraging students to read a chapter at home is wise and can begin to build their reading stamina. 5y
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TY Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parrish, illus. By Barbara Siebel Thomas is great for LC in lower grades. This is a silly book about a maid who does all of her chores quite literally. While she works, she destroys clothes, ruins things and makes messes, but in the end she is still well loved by her friends. UDL 1.2-alts. for auditory info (Explain what was meant vs. what was performed) EL 11-Place language in meaningful context. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://m.abcteach.com/document.php?id=16707 This link takes you to a website which has vocabulary worksheets to use while reading. As they encounter a word or phrase, they write down what they think it means. Great resource to enhance vocabulary and comprehension. (edited) 5y
DrSpalding You have done a beautiful job identifying principles that will positively impact ESE and EL learners along with all of the children in your classroom. Amelia Bedelia is a classic. 5y
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Amazing Grace | Mary Hoffman
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Amazing Grace writ. By Mary Hoffman, Illus. By Caroline Binch is perfect for a class RA. This is a motivating story of a young girl who determined to be successful at everything she encounters. She‘s backed with support from her family, and never gives up. This book gives a great message to young people- that is to never give up on your dreams, no matter what people say. UDL:3.3-guide info. processing. EL:3. Encourage Self Talk. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/talk-about-storie... this resource is a guided discussion to use B,D, and A reading the story aloud. 5y
DrSpalding I hope you were inspired by the book boost for this particular story. Excellent resource with effective read aloud tips. 5y
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Today I Feel Silly is a RF book writ. by Jamie Lee Curtis, Ill. by Laura Cornell, It is perfect to use in a S setting. This is a story of a girl who experiences many different moods in a single day, and recognizes that this is normal- it‘s a great read for students to identify with. UDL:3.1(activate BK)- so students can connect with character. ESOL: 17-Provide contextual support-use expression while reading to demonstrate moods. #UCFLAE3414F17

Karlee.Diamond https://www.thechaosandtheclutter.com/archives/activities-for-today-i-feel-silly... this resource includes activities such as “mood sticks” which encourages students to recognize their moods and identify them. 5y
DrSpalding Neat resource. I like the idea of mood sticks. Realizing that you are teaching little human beings, there are a variety of emotions that you as a teacher will have to deal with. This is a great book to share with students to let them know that these emotions are normal and that handling them in an appropriate way is something that they will learn over time. 5y
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