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Mmw2478

Joined January 2019

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This was a beautiful and creative P book by Kwame Alexander. In this book, he and a few of his favorite authors pay tribute to 20 famous, loved poets with poetry written by them in the style of the poet they are honoring. Very cool book to share. In the back of the book, he gives a brief history of each poet highlighted in the book. Very well thought out and could be a great guide for budding artists in Elementary school. #lae3414sp19.

Mmw2478 UDL Principles 8.3, 2.1, 2.4 as well as ESOL strategy 11 would be covered with this book. 7mo
KAdudu This book looks very interesting. I will for sure have to pick this book up. 7mo
DrSpalding Your posts became much more detailed as you went along. 7mo
DrSpalding This is a wonderful anthology. Alexander is a poet and should include in your classroom library 7mo
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A Place for Pluto | Stef Wade
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I enjoyed reading this cute SF book that explains in a humorous way what happened to Pluto. Pluto is sad when he learns he is no longer considered a planet. Where does he fit in? Instead of giving up, he sets out on a journey to find his true place in the solar system. Great for a RA or SR. #lae3414sp19. UDL 2.1, 2.4, 3.1 and ESOL 4 and 14 could be used for this book.

alexandracarpenter The premise of this book seems so cute! Next time I go to the bookstore I will have to keep an eye out for it. 7mo
hkeiger Wow! This looks so cute. I had a hard time finding a PB that I really liked that was SF! I would love to check this one at. Is it at the CMC? 7mo
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Ms.Bursey Such a cute book!! 7mo
Mmw2478 I had to go to B&N for this book. 7mo
DrSpalding There were so many books written after Pluto was ousted from the solar system. Great book for a science lesson 7mo
DrSpalding The publisher site is so helpful! 7mo
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This was the cutest, silliest book of poems for kids about crazy things in their lives like little brothers that aren‘t liked, being glued to your electronic device, having bad breath because you didn‘t brush your teeth, etc. it would be fun to read aloud to any class! I could see my students giggling throughout the entire book. #lae3414sp19. UDL Principles 2.1, 2.4, and 3.1 and ESOL 3 and 4 could be used.

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Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that. So many powerful words and phrases in this Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award winning biography of Dr. King‘s life. Put in simple terms for young Elementary school age students. Would be a great RA. #lae3414sp19.

Mmw2478 UDL Principles 8.3, 2.1, 2.4, 3.1 and ESOL Strategies 2, 3, 4 could be used with this but this book. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Rc39Ka8ut6k 7mo
SofiaRoselli I love this book! The pictures are beautiful and the message behind it is so important. 7mo
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She Persisted | Chelsea Clinton
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This is phenomenal book for our future strong women of the world! In this collection of biographies, Chelsea highlights some of the great women in history that a lot girls know like Helen Keller and Harriet Tubman but also some other amazing women they may not know but who could be great inspiration to them. This book would be a great RA allowing for great discussion. Could also be used for RT. #lae3414sp19. UDL Principles 8.3, 9.1, 1.3, 2.1,

Mmw2478 2.4, and 3.1 could all be implemented in this book. ESOL 3, 4, and 14 work with this book. 7mo
Edenmonet I really liked this book and loved that you attached the video so that students can get an even better visual of what women went through. A teacher can also read this book during Women‘s History Month! 7mo
WoodsKatie Hey @Mmw2478! I also read this book and I agree that it is super powerful. All students can enjoy it and using it as a RA is important for discussion. Great post! 7mo
DrSpalding A helpful resource. Make sure you explain the universal design and English learner strategies. 7mo
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The Days of Summer | Eve Bunting
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“I‘m never going to eat again, until Grandma and Grandpa get undivorced.” This RF book by Eve Bunting tells the story of two little girls who are told their grandparent‘s are getting a divorce and learn that they will still be a family, still see both grandparents, and learn it may not be such a bad thing. Sweet story about divorce and telling young children. Great as a RA. #lae3414sp19.

Mmw2478 UDL Principles 8.3,2.1,2.4,3.1- foster collaboration & community, clarify vocabulary & symbols, promote understanding across languages, and activate background knowledge. 7mo
Mmw2478 ESOL Strategies 3, 4, 10-encourage self talk, link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge would be covered with this book. 7mo
kelseymccormick @Mmw2478 Personally, I have never read one of Eve Bunting‘s books. However, I loved the story you used for your storytelling presentation. Additionally, you provided a wonderful high quality resource. I liked how the resource provided activities for multiple books by the author. Great job! 7mo
Mmw2478 Read one!!! 7mo
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One of many amazing Dr. Seuss books! This (F) book is filled with silly rhyming words that make kids laugh when they hear them out loud, especially if read with a lot of expression by the reader. I read this one during Read Across America. It was a fun book that had the students totally engaged. UDL 3.3-guide information processing & visualization and ESOL 17 & 20, provide contextual support through body language, & list the most important words.

Mmw2478 Teaching Strategy- would be best as a RA, Choral, and shared reading. (edited) 7mo
kennedimartin This is a great book to showcase rhyme and rhythm! I feel like practicing rhythm is very important to develop fluency while reading. Thanks for sharing! 7mo
kkimmelman A classic story! One kids still love today! I think this would be excellent with choral reading, as it could build upon fluency skills as well! 7mo
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One Crazy Summer | Rita Williams-Garcia
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HF multiple award winning novel recounts an Oakland Summer in 1968 where three girls visit their estranged mother, a member of the Black Panthers, and search for answers to who she is and why she left them. UDL principles 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, clarify vocabulary and symbols, clarify syntax and structure, & promote understanding across languages. ESOL strategies 1,3,4 questioning for clarification, self talk, link lesson to students‘ prior knowledge would

Mmw2478 apply to this read. Reading Strategy would be RA, LC, IR. #lae3414sp19 8mo
Mmw2478 Discussion Guide for Educators -http://files.harpercollins.com/PDF/TeachingGuides/0060760885.pdf (edited) 8mo
DrSpalding What a resource! This book can be used to teach about our nation‘s history and also about family dynamics. Good choice! 8mo
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Fly Away Home | Eve Bunting
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A homeless father and son living in an airport terminal after the death of the mother, find hope when the little boy sees a bird find freedom. Great book for a RA or SR and a good opportunity to teach empathy. ESOL strategies 3 and 4 encourage self talk and link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge and UDL‘s 3.1 activate or supply background knowledge and 8.3 foster collaboration and community would be satisfied with this book. #LAE3414sp19

DrSpalding Another powerful story. Using the state approved website is wise and you are doing a nice job of aligning your English learner strategies and universal design principles. 8mo
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The Wall | Eve Bunting
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The Wall by Eve Bunting is a RF book about a father who takes his son to Washington DC to find the boys grandfathers name listed in the wall. Great RA book for Veteran‘s Day or Memorial Day and a good time to teach young children to honor our soldiers and country. UDL‘s 2.1, 2.4, and 3.1 clarify vocabulary, promote understanding across languages, activate or supply background knowledge would be satisfied with this book.

Mmw2478 ESOL Standards 1,2, and 4, Teach questioning for clarification, promote small group cooperation, and link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge would be satisfied with this book. #LAE3414sp19 8mo
DrSpalding I know you initially shared that you were skeptical about these particular books but this happens to be one of my favorites. What a poignant story that is truly part of so many Americans‘ history. Great book for social studies instruction along with literacy. 8mo
gnewman @Mmw2478 you inspired me to read this book, so I have to say thank you! I loved it, and I also really enjoyed looking at the resource that you selected!! 8mo
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Yard Sale | Eve Bunting
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When a family is forced to sell all their belongings and move to a one room apartment, they learn a great lesson about love and family and what is really important. This RF story by Eve Bunting would be great in any classroom as a RA especially, giving the opportunity to reinforce that not everyone has a lot but that doesn‘t mean their family is any less than anyone else‘s who may have more. Good opportunity with younger children to discuss

Mmw2478 the importance of family. UDL principles for this book are 2.4, 3.1, and 8.3 promoting understanding across languages, activate or supply background knowledge, fostering collaboration and community. (edited) 8mo
Mmw2478 ESOL Strategies 3 and 4 encouraging self talk and linking lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge. #LAE3414sp19 (edited) 8mo
Mmw2478 Yard Sale Read Aloud. https://youtu.be/y8PoXkYZy8g 8mo
DrSpalding I am so happy you have selected your author study books for posting to further understand the author you studied. Remember that you could include your Piktochart as a resource as well. 8mo
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One Green Apple | Eve Bunting
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Farah, a Muslim immigrant finds it difficult to make friends and be accepted. One Green Apple, a RF book written shortly after the 911 attacks has an impactful message of tolerance and acceptance and should be in our classrooms. Great for RA OR S. ESOL Strategies 3 & 4 encourage positive thinking and self talk and linking to students‘ prior knowledge are covered in this book. #LAE3414sp19. UDL principles 8.3,2.1,2.4,3.1 fostering collaboration

Mmw2478 and community, clarifying vocabulary, promoting understanding across languages, activating or supplying background knowledge apply to this read. 8mo
DrSpalding This would be a beautiful book for storytelling. Are you considering this? 8mo
Mmw2478 Hmmm...storytelling. 8mo
gnewman @Mmw2478 I like how your resource gave options for people to choose from on Teachers Pay Teachers. It really generates creative freedom and gives some great activities. Overall, awesome job! 7mo
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Smoky Night | Eve Bunting, David Diaz
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This RF Caldecott winning book written by Eve Bunting is a story about the LA riots following the Rodney King verdict, a monumental court case that sparked not only riots but racial tension that still exists today. The story is about a mother and her son that escape their burning apartment and learn learn the value of overlooking racial and cultural differences to find kindness and friendship. I strongly recommend this book for all classrooms.

Mmw2478 A little background on what the Rodney King case was. http://projects.scpr.org/timelines/la-riots-25-years-later/ 8mo
Mmw2478 UDL principles 2.1, 3.1, 3.3, 8.3 would be covered with this book. Clarifying vocabulary, activate or supply background knowledge, guide information processing, and foster collaboration and community. (edited) 8mo
Mmw2478 ESOL Strategies 2,3,4,6,11 could be applied here. Promote cooperation, encourage self talk, link lesson topic to prior knowledge, monitor students‘ comprehension, and place language in meaningful context. TS would be great for RA that would give the opportunity for important discussion and feedback. (edited) 8mo
DrSpalding What an interesting timeline. Now you are using the rubric to guide your posts. Excellent! 8mo
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The Crossover | Kwame Alexander
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The Crossover (P) by Newbery Award winner Kwame Alexander, a former NBA player. The author has a love for poetry that he wanted to share in hopes of getting more boys to read and love poetry. Centered around a story of twin boys who play on their Middle school basketball team, we learn of the tribulations and feelings these two boys go through together and separately on and off the court and with the death of their dad who was their biggest fan.

Mmw2478 Would be a great LC read or RA and covers ESOL strategies 3,4,and 36 encouraging self talk, linking students prior knowledge, and asking numerous questions regarding higher order thinking. #LAE3414sp19 (edited) 9mo
Mmw2478 UDL Principles 8.3 fostering collaboration and community, 3.1 activating or supplying background knowledge. https://www.teachervision.com/novels/crossover-educators-guide (edited) 9mo
DrSpalding Wonderful post! Helpful guide and I agree that this could be an excellent read aloud along with of course, a literature circle. 9mo
dayuso1 This sounds like a unique way to introduce students to modern poetry, and also make it relatable to students of all interests. Poetry doesn't have to just be for Valentine's Day! 8mo
Mmw2478 I love the poetry in this book because of the appealing style for young boys. I can easily see many ways to incorporate this book and the poems into my classroom. 8mo
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The One and Only Ivan | Katherine Applegate
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Newbery Medal winning F Book based on a true story of Ivan, a gorilla held in a mall zoo for 27 years before being rescued and moved to the Atlanta Zoo following public protest. TS-LC, RA. ESOL strategies 2,3,5 promoting cooperation with small groups, encouraging self talk, and teaching technical vocabulary. Lesson- courage, humanity, friendship, and love. http://katherineapplegate.com/ LAE3414sp19

DrSpalding I love this book. Search this up in the app and see what one of your peers posted and my reply with the live WebCam where you can allow students to watch gorillas in the wild! Don‘t forget UDL and refer to the rubric each time you post! 9mo
Mmw2478 UDL principles 8.3 foster collaboration and community, 2.1 clarify vocabulary and symbols, 3.1 activate or supply background knowledge apply to this read. 9mo
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Madeline | Ludwig Bemelmans
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Classic children‘s picture fiction B by Caldecott winner Ludwig Bemelmans. Fiction . Story of young Madeline getting her appendix out. Encourages friendship, courage, discipline. TS-would be good as RA OR S. EL 4 and 14 apply to this book in regards to linking prior knowledge of a hospital stay, and simplifying speech, slower and redundant. LAE3414sp19

DrSpalding See some of my previous comments and check the genre. 9mo
Mmw2478 UDL principles 3.1 activating or supplying background knowledge, 3.2 highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationship are appropriate for this book. 9mo
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Wishtree | Katherine Applegate
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“Friendship doesn‘t have to be hard, sometimes we let the world make it hard.” F book by Katherine Applegate-lessons about friendship, acceptance, diverse families, & community. TS-several-RA,LC,IR,PR. EL strategies 2 & 4 promoting cooperation and linking prior knowledge & 6, monitor comprehension. 11,14,15-place language in meaningful context, simplify, & reinforce key ideas.
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Big Words for Little People | Jamie Lee Curtis
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NY Times best seller RF picture B. Story about learning big words and meanings. USES empowering words, promotes positivity. Great colorful pictures. TS-RA,S. https://www.harpercollins.com/9780061127595/big-words-for-little-people/ #LAE3414sp19

DrSpalding Use the rubric.🙂 9mo
Mmw2478 ESOL strategies 2,3,6,8-promoting cooperation, encouraging self talk, monitoring comprehension, and modeling all apply to this book. 9mo
Mmw2478 UDL principles 3.1 activate or supply background knowledge, 3.3 guide information processing and visualization, and 2.4 promoting understanding across languages are appropriate for this book. 9mo
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Where the Wild Things Are | Maurice Sendak
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Great F book by Caldecott winner Maurice Sendak, Go on a journey with Max, a rambunctious and misbehaving boy sent to his room with no dinner. In his room he creates a fantasy going on a trip with “the wild things” becoming the boss. However, he misses home once all fall asleep & returns to find his dinner waiting. Good B for RA or S. EL strategies 4, 6, 14 apply in regards to linking prior knowledge, monitoring comprehension, simplify speech.

Mmw2478 UDL Principals 2.1 clarifying vocabulary and 3.1 activating background knowledge are applicable for this read. #LAE3414sp19 9mo
DrSpalding Better explanation of EL here. Be sure to write in complete sentences rather than phrases! This is a classic that all elementary classroom libraries should have!❤️📚 9mo
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Waiting | Kevin Henkes
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Waiting, Caldecott Honor B winner by Kevin Henkes is great for kindergarten age students. Toys in a child‘s room sit in the window waiting for things to show up. One toy waits for the moon, another waits for the rain...cute picture book/short sentences. UDL principles 3.1&3.2 activating prior knowledge and big ideas along with EL 4 & 14 could be met with this book. Lesson-waiting for things. #LAE3414sp19 TS-RA,S https://Kevin henkes.com/

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DrSpalding Nice job! Make sure you explain the EL strategy like you did the UDL. Great start! Keep going!❤️📚 9mo
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