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KellyR

Joined February 2021

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Other Words for Home | Jasmine Warga
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This story is about a young girl name Jasmine, who left her country Syria to start a new life in America while leaving her family and culture behind in her country.

KellyR Genre:Fiction
Award: John Newbery
SR: Shared Reading
UDL: 1.1 Offer ways of customizing the display of information.
EL: Place language in meaningful context.
2y
DrSpalding This is an excellent story for book clubs as well. Shared reading could work. How were you thinking that UDL 1.1 aligned with shared reading? 2y
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This Biography is a story of Dr, Martin Luther King's , Jr and his journey.
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KellyR Genre: Biography
Award: Caldecott LC: Literature Circle
https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/martins-big-words
UDL: Activate or Supply Background knowledge
EL: Teach note taking strategies: T-lists, time lines etc.
2y
Sdemps In my future classroom it is important that I add diverse stories and genre of books into my library. The story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one that every student should know and a LC is a great way to introduce him to students. 2y
PatriciaS Great book for teaching history, social justice ⚖️ and wonderful picture book 📖 for reading aloud lessons and activities. Great book for Black History bookclubs and Literature cirlcles, also great review and resources. Wonderful 😊 leader, 🗣️ speaker who spoke beautiful words of respect and equality for all people around the world 🌍. 2y
DrSpalding This is an excellent picture book biography and your website is of the highest quality! Be sure to add the universal design and English learner numbers and decimals but the two you noted work! 2y
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Eamon goes to his grandparents house for the summer with his friend James. During the summer the boys go to go hiking, to the beach and just simply enjoy nature with one another. This is such a great book to read to students to get them to be creative and use their imagination.
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Caldecott Award
https://www.bookconnections.org/tb.cgi?tid=11781
This book can be used in language Arts and students can do a creative activity about their favorite thing to do during the summer.
UDL: 2.5 Illustrate through multiple media.
EL: Link lesson topic to students prior knowledge
2y
DrSpalding This award winner is quickly becoming a series that kids enjoy! Just from the illustrations that clearly engage elementary age students, the stories of realistic fiction resonate with kids. 2y
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Charlotte's Web | E B White
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This book is such a classic, a friendship between a pig, a spider, and a young a girl named Fern. The Pig, Wilbur was in danger of being slaughter by the farmer and Charlotte, the Spider begins to write messages in her web to save Wilbur.#UCFLAE3414SP21

KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award:John Newbery
Charlotte's Web can be used to teach students about friendship and how to express themselves.
https://kids.denverlibrary.org/activities/extension-activities-charlottes-web
UDL: 7.2 Optimize relevance, values, and authenticity
EL: 5. Teach technical vocabulary supporting key concepts.
2y
emilypalkovich This book is important to have for students because it is a classic that teaches a great lesson. I like the link you included and the activities it has and how it has an audio version. Great job! 2y
DrSpalding You have made excellent book selections! Newbery and Caldecott award winners belong in your classroom. You found a helpful resource to extend the learning beyond the pages of this classic novel. 2y
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A Mother Duck hatches her eggs and one duckling that was hatched was perceived as ugly to the other farm animals. The duckling was taunted by the other farm animals and wandered away from the from meeting a variety of animals. The Duckling eventually matures and looks at the reflection in the Pond and realizes he is actually a beautiful swan.

KellyR Genre: Traditional Literature
Award:Caldecott Award
S:Storytelling
This story can be used in read to learn sequence of events.
https://www.education.com/lesson-plan/picture-this-the-ugly-duckling/
UDL:6.2 Support planning and strategy development.
EL:42. Have students use timelines to arrange and sequence important facts and important information.
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DrSpalding This is certainly another classic and you could meet English learner 42 to sequence the important events in the story. Traditional literature teaches so many lessons to children and certainly belong in our elementary classrooms. 2y
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The Spider and the Fly | Tony DiTerlizzi, Mary Botham Howitt
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A Spider entraps a film into its web by using his charm and manipulation however the fly was warned by the spirits and the previous victim but she doesn't listen and falls for the trap.#UCFLAE3414SP21

KellyR Genre: Poetry
Awards:Caldecott Award
RT:Reader's Theatre
This book can be used in science class to discuss the different insects and it also can be used math class to measure the spider crawl across the wall.
https://nrich.maths.org/2365
UDL: 2.3 Support decoding of text , mathematical notation, and symbols.
EL: 12. Teach two objectives, language, and context.
(edited) 2y
DrSpalding This is such a good book! I like the idea of a readers theater and also using it in science class which certainly meets English learner 12. 2y
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This biography was about William Carlos. William Carlos grew up in New Jersey and he often enjoyed writing Poetry but unfortunately poetry didn't pay much. William Carlos attended medical school were he became a Doctor. He treated many babies and children however, he continued to write his poetry at the end of his busy day.

KellyR Genre: Biography
Award:Caldecott Award
SR: shared Read
This book can be used in Language Arts to help students write their own Poems. Also, this book can be used to in Art class to discuss the beautiful colors and pictures that were used.
http://readingtokids.org/Books/BookView.php?pag=2&bookID=00001294&pview=yes
UDL:9.1 Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation
EL:3. Encourage Self talk( positive thinking)
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DrSpalding I really like the idea of using books like this as mentor text and extending the learning by having children write their own poems. Helpful website resource. 2y
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Girl Who Drank the Moon | Kelly Barnhill
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This story is about Luna who was raised by a witch and she was locked awayed to be Protected but as her thirteenth birthday begins to approach Luna was given magical powers by accident and Luna has to learn how to use them before it is too late.

KellyR Genre: Science Fiction
Award: John Newbery Medal
IR: Independent Reading
https://kids.denverlibrary.org/blog/home-k-3/explore-girl-who-drank-moon-kelly-b...
UDL: Offer ways of customizing the display of information
EL: Provide contextual support through audio visuals, models, demonstrations, body language, and facial expressions.
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(edited) 2y
DrSpalding This is considered modern fantasy. While it would be a quality independent read, we saw it work very well as a book club selection. How does the English learner strategy align with independent reading? 2y
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Polar Express Big Book | Chris Van Allsburg
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This is such a great holiday read! A young boy is awaken by the sound of a train and he goes outside and notices there is a train waiting for him. He climbs aboard and he sees other children wearing pajamas and their on a journey to the North Pole to see Santa Claus .

KellyR Genre: Modern Fantasy
Award: Caldecott Award
This book can be used in Geography, students can locate the North Pole on a globe and describe the climate and landscape.
RA; Read Aloud
http://polarexpress.com/schools-libraries/
UDL: Optimize individual choice and autonomy
EL: Integrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities.
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PatriciaS Great book for Christmas read aloud lesson fun and imaginative young children, great expansion on content through geography and seasonal also winter 🥶. 2y
Tattooedteacher My students love hearing this even though ALL their previous teachers have already read it to them. They never tire of it. ❤️ 2y
Sdemps This book brings back so many fond memories and this is a great book for a RA. Students will be very engaged while listening to this story. You have also included a valuable resource for teachers you use with this book. 2y
DrSpalding Kelly, I like the idea of utilizing this book in a social studies lesson. Clearly it is a book that can be used in a holidays around the world social studies unit but utilizing a globe and or Google earth would also work nicely with a biome unit in science. 2y
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One Crazy Summer | Rita Williams-Garcia
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This is a must read! This story is about three young girls who travel back to Oakland, California to meet their mom for the first time whom abandoned them. The father of the girls gave money for them to used on the trip however, the mom takes all of it and give them a daily allowance. The Mom was part of the Black Panther Club and she gets arrested and the girls are once again left on their own.

KellyR Genre: Historical Fiction
Coretta King Scott Award
IR: Independent Reading
This can be used to teach the meaning of family, community, and diverse backgrounds.
http://www.transfigurationla.org/uploads/3/9/1/4/39140875/grade_6_one_crazy_summ...
UDL: 3.2 Highlights patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships.
EL: Promote Cooperation in Small Groups
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PatriciaS I love this wonderful picture book 📖 great review and resources too adding to teaching vocabulary literacy skills comprehension through questions and answers, small groupings and independent reading assignments 2y
DrSpalding Again, if you select promote cooperation in small groups then the teaching strategy would most likely be guided reading or book clubs/literature circles. 2y
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The Relatives Came | Cynthia Rylant
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Genre: Fiction
Caldecott Award
Relatives came from Virginia to visit their family members for the summer and spend lots of time with them.This story can be used to teach family ties in social studies.
RA: Read Aloud
http://www.readwritethink.org/resources/resource-print.html?id=1070
UDL: Activate background knowledge
EL:Place language in meaningful text
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DrSpalding Read write think is an excellent resource. Fiction was not one of the eight genres we studied. Looking at the front cover, what genre do you believe this book truly is? 2y
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Freedom in Congo Square | Carole Boston Weatherford
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This book won the Coretta Scott King award .This book was about Slaves in New Orleans who were able to gather on Sundays in Congo Square and they were able to sing, dance, and play music together. This was there one day for they were free from work for at least a half of day.

KellyR Genre: Nonfiction Teaching Strategy: This book can be used to History
AS: Author Study
https://celebratepicturebooks.com/tag/freedom-in-congo-square/
UDL:Clarify Vocabulary. #UCFLAE31414SP21
2y
DrSpalding What English learner strategy would you incorporate in order to meet the needs of your English learners? When you say this book can be used to history… What did you mean? 2y
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One and Only Ivan | Katherine Applegate
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Ivan, a gorilla spent 27 years of his life held captive in the mall, where everyone can send him.But things change when he is meets Ruby, an elephant who is taken from the wild.

DrSpalding Follow the rubric and log instructions! 2y
KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: John Newberry
LT: Literature Circle
https://stemread.com/book/the-one-and-only-ivan-by-katherine-applegate/
UDL: 3.3 Guide information processing and visualization
EL: 46. Use discovery learning activities
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New Kid | Jerry Craft
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New Kid, is a must read book! It is about a seventh Grader who wanted to go to an Art school but his parents send him to a well known private school. In this School, Jordan is one of the few kids of color and he finds himself having a hard time fitting in

KellyR Genre: Fiction
IR: Independent Reading
https://jerrycraft.com/resources/
UDL: 2.4 Promote understanding across languages.
El:Teach Technical vocabulary supporting key concepts
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2y
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Blended | Sharon M. Draper
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I am currently reading Blended as a part of my Book Club and I really enjoyed it This book is about a young girl who is trying to find herself all while her parents are going through a divorce. The young girl also finds herself in a confused place with school when they begin talking about history and this is hard for her since she comes from two different cultures.

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Where Are You From? | Yamile Saied Mndez
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This is such a cute book to incorporate in the classroom, this book can be used for a multi culture day. I think it is important for students to know about their classmates and where they come from.

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Pink Is for Boys | Robb Pearlman
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In society today, people have so many views on what is appropriate for boys and girls based on their stereotypes and I think we need to start breaking down those judgements. In my classroom I want all of my students to love what the like without having to hide things. This is a great book to bring students together and support one and another,

KellyR Genre: Fiction
PR: Partner Reading
http://www.unleashingreaders.com/?p=16194
2y
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I remember being in Elementary this use to be one of my books and we would do such unique activties after we read the story. The story is about a Jewish Farmer who wore a striped overcoat and the farmer who use the material of the jacket to make other clothing items he may have needed. This story teaches children you can always make something out of nothing.

KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Caldecott
S: Storytelling
https://bookpagez.com/resource/joseph-had-a-little-overcoat-lesson-plans/
UDL: Optimize relevance, value, and authenticity
EL: Continually monitor. students comprehension
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A Bad Case of Stripes | David Shannon
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A bad case of Stripes won the Great Lakes Award.
This book was about a young girl who loved Lima Beans but she didn't want to eat them anymore because her friends didn't like them and she wanted to be like her friends.One day she wakes up with a case of stripes and the children started to tease her and she went to the Doctor and no one knew what to do until someone found the cure. The cure was to eat Lima bean again!

KellyR Genre: Fiction
S: Storytelling
https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/bad-case-stripes
This is a great story for students to use during storytelling.
UDL: Promotes Understanding across language
ELL: Give enough wait time for second language learners to respond to questions.
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With St. Patrick's day approaching, what a fun story to read to the class. I love Pete the Cat Books and it hard for me not to have fun while reading these books. This a great way to introduce diversity and discuss other cultures in the classroom.

Google play also has an audio reading of the book.

KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: New York's Best Seller
S: Storytelling
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1yqk4qtTWs
UDL: Offers alternatives for visual information.
ELL:Reinforce Key ideas that are represented
2y
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The Rainbow Fish | Marcus Pfister
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This book is about a fish who has beautiful scales and many of the fishes ocean like it so much they ask if they can have one but Rainbow Fish doesn't want to share. Th Rainbow Fish ends up all alone with all his scales.

KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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KellyR Genre: Fiction
Award: Best Seller
RT: Reader's Theatre
https://www.myjoyfilledlife.com/the-rainbow-fish/
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Hair Love | Matthew Cherry
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For my Read Aloud, I used this book and I absolutely loved it. I think it is important to teach students the importance of self Love and expressing themselves.I also think this is a great book to have in the classroom library because It represents culture and diversity

DrSpalding You posted on 10 books however you need to revise each post to comply with the requirements of the rubric. Review my example that we discussed in class. Read: A Crayon‘s Story. 2y
KellyR Genre: Fiction
CR: choral Reading
https://mrswillskindergarten.com/hair-love-book-activities/
UDL: 9.3 Develop self assessment and reflection.
EL: Encourage Self Talk
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