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Here's a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry | Jane Yolen, Andrew Peters, Polly Dunbar
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This lovely P book, Here‘s a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry collected by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters, illustrated by Polly Dunbar would be great for CR. This book it‘s a wonderful introduction to poetry for very young readers. It offers a collection of more than sixty poems by a wide range of talented writers including Langston Hughes, Wendy Cope, Margaret Wise Brown and more. The poems in this book depict the day to day

RossoS adventures of a toddler. With its variety and unique rhymes this book will capture your students attention while helping them build those proficient reader skills. This link https://www.leeandlow.com/uploads/loaded_document/122/Poetry_Teacher_s_Guide_LM_... will take you to a poetry‘s teacher guide by Lee & Low Books that you can use along this book or any other great poetry book out there. This guide includes great ideas to help students 5y
RossoS get involved with reading and writing poetry. Finally, by sharing this great poetry book you could meet the ESOL strategy 14- Simplify speech by making it slower and redundant, by articulating your speech when doing a CR of some of the poems in this book. Also, you could meet UDL principle 5.2- Use multiple tools for construction and composition, by encouraging students to write their own poems and providing them with a template of different 5y
RossoS types of poems. #UCFLAE3414SuB2018 5y
AmyPerezCubas Wow! What a cute way to introduce poems! 5y
DrSpalding An excellent anthology for your classroom library and for choral reading opportunities with students. 4y
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A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead
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This F Caldecott award winning book by Philip C. Stead & Erin E. Stead would be great for SR. This book tells the story of Amos McGee, a zookeeper who always finds time for his animal friends. One day, however, Amos got sick and had to miss work, and so he received a very special unexpected visit from his friends who wanted to take care of him. I guarantee you that your students will love this wonderful story of friendship and kindness!

RossoS This website https://www.rif.org/sites/default/files/Support_Materials/Amos-McGee-Teachers-Gu... will take you to a teacher‘s guide by Macmillan Publishers that includes discussion questions, ideas for activities, and writing prompts ideal to enhance student‘s reading experience. Finally, by sharing this humorous tale with your students you could meet the UDL principle 3.2- Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships 5y
RossoS As well as the ESOL strategy 6- continually monitor students‘ comprehension, by drawing students attention to key ideas in the text and checking for comprehension as you read the book to your students. #UCFLAE3414SuB2018 5y
ATejada Wow what A great resources you included! Adding this book to my stack! Thanks for sharing! 5y
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A Ball for Daisy | Chris Raschka
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This RF Caldecott award winning picture book by Chris Raschka would be great for S. This wonderful wordless picture book told beautifully through Raschka‘s illustrations, tells the story of a dog named Daisy and her favorite ball. This book it‘s great for students dealing with the loss of something special. With the help of illustrations, students will explore the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring.

RossoS Below, I included a very useful resource to go along with this book. It‘s a teaching guide by Penguin Random House, which focuses on how to use wordless picture books in the classroom. The guide includes fun activities and worksheets such as “Story Without Words” where students get to tell their own story without using words. Moreover, by integrating this book to your classroom library and sharing some of the activities with your students 5y
RossoS you could meet ESOl strategy 16- Integrate speaking, listening, reading and writing activities. As well as the UDL 2.4- promote understanding across languages, by providing students with non-linguistic support through the use of illustrations presented in the book. This book can be used in many ways and it can serve as a powerful tool to help students build literacy skills. http://images.randomhouse.com/teachers_guides/9780375858611.pdf (edited) 5y
DrSpalding Excellent job aligning your strategies and principles. Using the publishers site specifically Random House is wise. 4y
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No, David! | David Shannon
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In how many ways can you say “NO”? This RF, semi-autobiographical Caldecott award winning picture book by David Shannon would be great for a RA. This book is based on the author‘s real life. It depicts a young boy doing different naughty things for which he is repeatedly said no. This book it‘s very easy to relate to since we all have heard NO at some point in our life.

RossoS This website https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/no-david-exten... includes two extension activities by Scholastic, that could be used after reading the book. One activity has students create a book relating David‘s experiences to their own and the other has students complete a book study with another book written by the author. By adding this wonderful book to your classroom library and sharing it with 5y
RossoS your students, you could meet the ESOL strategy 26- Maintain a library of supplementary books and workbooks written in simple English, which offer additional illustrations for problems. This book it‘s very simple and short! Also, you could meet UDL principle 9.2- Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies, by using real life situations presented in the book to demonstrate coping skills. #UCFLAE3414SuB2018 5y
emilybanne Love this book and it can teach a great lesson to the kids! 5y
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DianaHerrera I love the authors study from the resource you provided! I‘m going to save it on my Pinterest!! @RossoS 5y
RossoS @emilybanne totally agree👍🏼 5y
RossoS @DianaHerrera I‘m glad you liked it! And sure do 👌🏼 5y
ATejada What a classic. I‘m the David of my family! 5y
JayaJ I have never read this book but I definitely want to check it out! This books seems like a fun read! 5y
DrSpalding You were truly present in class and learned a great deal about children‘s literature. Very proud of you. 4y
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This engaging F picture book by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle would be great for S. “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See” tells the story of a colorful group of animals who all see something different. This book could be ideal for young students as they are starting to learn letters, their sounds, and words. It is also a fun way to teach students about colors.

RossoS This website https://images.macmillan.com/folio-assets/activity-guides/9780805017588AG.pdf will bring you to fun classroom activities by Macmillan Publishers that could be used after sharing the book in your classroom, activities such as, “Create Your Own Book” in which students get to create their own version of the book or “Animal Masks” that has students create their own animal masks which can later be used for a RT. 5y
RossoS Finally, by using this book for S in your classroom, you could meet UDL principle 1.2- Offer alternatives for auditory information and ESOL strategy 17- Provide contextual support through audio visuals, models, demonstrations, realia, body language and facials expressions which both have to do with ensuring that all learners have access to the information presented by providing visual or tactile equivalents and supporting students‘ comprehension 5y
RossoS through the use of body language and expressions. #UCFLAE3414SuB2018 5y
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ERodriguez Loveee this book and your presentation.😊 5y
RossoS @ERodriguez I also love this book and thank you😁 5y
DrSpalding As we witnessed, this is an excellent storytelling. 4y
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Wishtree | Katherine Applegate
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“Trees can‘t tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories.” 😉 This F novel by the Newbery medal-winning author Katherine Applegate would be great for LC. Wishtree is a powerful story about friendship, respect, acceptance and the strength of standing up for what is right, all told from the perspective of a tree named Red. Wishtree is a life changing book that is meant to heal, to teach, to unite. Your students will gain so much from this book!

RossoS This website http://wishtreebook.com/static/pdf/wishtree-activity-kit-final.pdf will take you to an activity booklet by Macmillan Children‘s Publishing Group. This kit includes great activities that you could use in your classrooms after reading this special book, such as “My wish is... Essay activity, in which students have the opportunity to write about a wish they may have for the world, community, family, friends or themselves. 5y
RossoS By sharing this book with your students you could meet the UDL principle 7.2- Optimize relevance, value, and authenticity, by helping students see how the situations presented in this book are relevant and valuable to what‘s going on in our world today. In addition, you could meet ESOL strategy 6- Continually monitor students‘ comprehension. This book has a lot of vocabulary that might be complex for ELLs at their various proficiency levels 5y
RossoS in this case it is important to monitor comprehension and provide clarifications when necessary. #UCFLAE3414SuB2018 5y
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Gabylaurel10 I love this book it‘s such a good read! I also love the picture you took! It looks like the tree expanded off of the cover! 5y
ATejada THIS BOOK WAS SO GREAT! I honestly hope that I get 3-5 grade for internship so that I can read this to them aloud!!! What a great read! Thanks for sharing! 5y
DrSpalding Lovely image. Powerful book that should be shared with students. Do it @ATejada ❤️📚 4y
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Whoever You Are | Mem Fox, Leslie Staub
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This RF children‘s picture book written by Mem Fox and illustrated by Leslie Staub would be great for RA or PR. This wonderful book celebrates the differences between people around the world, but at the same time it reaffirms that even though we are all unique, we share things that bring us together. Below, I included a great guide from WITS Program that shares questions and fun activities that you could use with your students before, during, and

RossoS after reading this fantastic book. https://witsprogram.ca/pdfs/schools/books/whoever-you-are/whoever-you-are.pdf By exposing your students to this book and with the help of the guide provided, you could meet the UDL principle 8.3- Foster collaboration and community. As an illustration, you could have students interview one another to find out things that are different and the same about them. Also, you could meet the ESOL strategy 30- (edited) 5y
RossoS Encourage the use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships. In this case, you could have students complete the Global Venn Diagram provided in the website after interviewing one another. #UCFLAE3414SuB2018 (edited) 5y
emilybanne Love this book! I read it for my teach live assignments and the kids liked it. 5y
DrSpalding I know this was a favorite of yours. I hope you purchase it for your classroom library one day. 4y
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Henrys Freedom Box | Ellen & Kadir Nelson Levine
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The 2008 Caldecott award winner “Henry‘s Freedom Box‘ by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson is a powerful B picture book that would be great for a RA. This book tells the story of a real man named Henry Brown who lived in a time in the USA where many African Americans were slaves in the South. One day Henry decides the only things he has left to live for is FREEDOM and so he does everything it takes to obtain his. I shared a great resource to use with

RossoS this book. It‘s a teaching guide by Scholastic that includes pre-reading activities, vocabulary cards, questions to share and more activities to use along the RA. It also includes great ideas on how to use this book in other content areas. https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/teachers/lesson-plans/migrated-featured-f... This book alongside the provided teaching guide could help you meet the UDL principle 3.1- 5y
RossoS Activate or supply background knowledge, by making explicit cross-curricular connections with the help of some of the activities provided in the guide. Also, you could meet ESOL strategy 5- teach technical vocabulary supporting key concepts, by using the vocabulary cards to introduce students to the meaning of the words and encourage students to use the words when discussing about the book. #UCFLAE3414SuB2018 5y
DrSpalding Henry Brown was a very brave man. What a wonderful book to read aloud during Black history month. Powerful read! 4y
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Where the Wild Things Are | Maurice Sendak
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This classic F, sometimes considered RF, Caldecott Medal-winning picture book by Maurice Sendak would be great for DR. This book tells the story of a little boy named Max who is angry after being sent to bed without dinner for being mischief. Max manages his strong feelings by going on a journey in his imagination to the land of the “Wild Things”. This book is a must have in your library! It can be used in so many ways 🙌

RossoS In order to take the most out of this book, you could include different activities before and after having students participate in the DR. I‘ve included an official teacher‘s guide from publisher Random House that is full of great ideas including a Bloom‘s Taxonomy grid of activities for students to complete. https://www.penguin.com.au/content/resources/Where%20The%20Wild%20Things%20Are.p... 5y
RossoS By using drama strategies to re-enact scenes from this book you could meet UDL 7.1- optimize individual choice and autonomy, by allowing students to choose a character from the book they would like to perform. Also, you could meet ESOL strategy 2- promote cooperation, by dividing the class in small groups so that students can practice with each other their role. DR is a powerful tool to foster early literacy development in our classrooms! 5y
DrSpalding You are right! Using drama to get kids moving in the classroom is such a powerful tool. Nice resource! 4y
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The Giver | Lois Lowry
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How much do you value your memories? This SF Newbery Medal award-winning novel, “The Giver” by Lois Lowry would be great for a RA. This interesting book tells the story of a boy named Jonas who lives in an apparently perfect futuristic world; everything changes at the time of the annual Ceremony where each twelve-year-old receives a life assignment. Jonas was chosen for something special that leads him to discover the dark secrets of his world.

RossoS This powerful story is full of drama and wonder that your students will love! I‘ve included a lesson from ReadWriteThink that could be used as you RA this book in your class. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/memories-matter-g... This lesson includes great ideas that integrate personal writing, research, and thematic response to literature. By sharing this book with your students and using the 5y
RossoS lesson provided, you could meet the UDL principle 7.2- optimize relevance, value and authenticity, by inviting student‘s personal response as they gather ideas from the book and several sources to write their own descriptive memoirs. Also, you could meet the ESOL strategy 32- Use student pairs for team learning, specially for reports, experiments and projects, by allowing students to work in partners or small groups to complete their memoirs. 5y
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Erothert This is such a powerful story! I really like the idea of using a read aloud for this 5y
Kaelya This sounds super interesting! I‘d love to read it to students and even read it for myself! 5y
SierraC I loved this book when I was in middle school! Great children‘s literature :) I never thought about doing it as a RA before. I might try this in my class :) 5y
RossoS @SierraC You definitely should, I highly recommend👌🏼 5y
DrSpalding This book is a classic! It is high-quality and the read write think resource is excellent. 4y
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This colorful, fun RF picture book from the #1 New York bestselling team of Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell would be great to use in a SR. This book follows a unique little girl as she explores her moods and how they change from day to day. It is a great book to help our students understand their moods and feelings. Below, I shared a great resource that I found online, ideal to support a SR of this book.

RossoS It is a teacher‘s guide created by the publisher HarperCollins. This guide includes four fun classroom activities that your students will definitely enjoy, as well as a before reading section that you could use as part of your SR to introduce the book to students. http://files.harpercollins.com/PDF/TeachingGuides/0061127590.pdf The UDL guideline 7.2- optimize relevance, value and authenticity could be met by completing a SR of this book 5y
RossoS as this book could easily be personalized and contextualized to students‘ lives. In addition, the ESOL strategy 16- integrate speaking, listening, reading and writing activities could also be met. As an illustration, all of the activities shared in the guide include the use of these four skills. For example, in the “Class Books of Feelings” students will work in groups to create a book on their assigned mood, in this activity, students will need 5y
RossoS to listen, speak, read and write. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
DrSpalding Your posts continue to be well written and thorough yet concise. Excellent work. Excellent resources… Keep it up! 5y
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Planets | Gail Gibbons
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This NF picture book “The Planets” by Gail Gibbons would be great for PR. This is a great book to introduce students to the subject of the solar system. This book discusses in detail the movements, location, and characteristics of the nine known planets of our solar system, and at the same time it includes very eye-catching illustrations along each page. Even though this book hasn‘t won any awards, Gail Gibbons, author of more than one hundred

RossoS books, is the winner of the Washington Post/Children‘s Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children‘s nonfiction literature. I‘ve included a website that will take you to a teacher‘s guide created by the author of this book. This guide provides great lesson ideas that you could use to extend learning in your classrooms such as a research project or fun activities like “Postcards from Space” in which students get to create travel 5y
RossoS brochures and postcards from any planet they choose. http://www.gailgibbons.com/pdf/teachers_guide_interior.pdf Finally, the UDL guideline 3.1- actívate background knowledge, as well as the ESOL strategy 50- for content comprehension use a variety of comprehension activities, could both be met through a PR of this book, by using advanced organizers such as a KWL chart so that students can share what they know about the nine planets of our solar 5y
RossoS system, what they want to know and what they have learned after reading the book with their partners. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
DrSpalding Gibbons is one of the best children‘s authors for non-fiction. She has so many great books for your classroom library! What a great book to use in your science lessons. Good choice. 4y
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One Crazy Summer | Rita Williams-Garcia
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This HF Newbery Honor Novel by Rita Williams-Garcia would be great for LC. This book takes us back to 1968 with the story of three sisters (Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern) who travel to Oakland, California to meet the mother who abandoned them. This powerful story is definitely worth reading in your classrooms. The website includes will take you to a “Teacher Guide” written by Jackie Crnkovich.

RossoS This guide includes background information, initiating activities, vocabulary activities, post-reading discussion questions and many more. It is a great resource to use before, during and after LC. https://www.ecslearningsystems.com/viewimagesandsamples/NU87241TG_S.pdf By including this book in LC, you could meet UDL guideline 6.2- support planning and strategy development, as you provide students with a checklist of the tasks they are expected 5y
RossoS to complete when they meet with their LC groups. You can also provide a planning guide with the different dates in which students will meet and a list with descriptions of the different roles they must choose from. In addition, the ESOL strategy 3- promote cooperation, could also be met as students collaborate and support each other in their LC meetings. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
DrSpalding These types of teaching guides are helpful when implementing literature circles. Nice alignment. 4y
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Swimmy | Leo Lionni
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This F Caldecott Honor Book, ALA Notable Children‘s Book and New York Times Best Illustrated Book by beloved Leo Leonni, would be great for an AS. This book follows the adventure of a little black fish named Swimmy, who overcomes all fears and danger, and shows his friends how when you work together you can overcome anything.

RossoS This website http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/building-matrix-l... takes you to an AS lesson that explores four books by Leo Leonni, including Swimmy. I found this resource to be very helpful. It guides you through each book and provides you with discussion ideas focusing on literary elements, comparing characters and plot. 5y
RossoS Also, as part of this lesson, the students create and organize information on a large matrix, which they use to compare details of two or more stories at a time. On the final day, students will be choosing two books to compare using a Venn diagram. Moreover, by completing an AS with this wonderful book, you could meet ESOL strategy 45- use Venn diagrams to contrast and compare activities, in this case, students will be using the Venn diagram to 5y
RossoS compare and contrast the details of two books after been read and discussed in class. Also, the UDL guideline 7.2- optimize individual choice and autonomy could be met since students will be provided with the opportunity to choose the two books they would like to compare and contrast at the end of the AS. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
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DrSpalding Excellent and detailed. ❤️📚 5y
Thayes1787 I love the activity of them being able to compare and contrast the books that were read aloud in class! I love the book Swimmy and I love all the colors in it. Great post :) 5y
GGallegos This seems like such a sweet story! I like how your resource goes through the different books with different ideas for each. Lots of knowledge in one place! 5y
RossoS @GGallegos I‘m glad you liked the resource. I also found it very helpful😃 5y
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Wonder | R J Palacio
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This RF #1 New York Times bestseller novel by R. J. Palacio is definitely remarkable, and would be ideal for a RA. Wonder tells the beautiful story of August (Author) Pullman, a 10-year-old boy who deeply longs to be ordinary. Auggie is like any other kid inside, however, he was born with a facial difference that makes him stand out. He has been homeschooled his whole life, but now, about to enter fifth grade he‘s being sent to a regular school.

RossoS Will he be accepted for who he is or will he be judged by the way he looks? I encourage you to share this book with your students because it is impossible not to fall in love with this amazing story that teaches us so many lessons. The website below is a good resource to use to support your RA. It is one of R. J. Palacio‘s personal favorite teacher-created resources written by Mr. W. It is a visual resource companion guide, basically an annotated 5y
RossoS Wonder to use while reading Wonder aloud to students. http://mrwreads.blogspot.com/2012/03/wonder-read-aloud-resources.html?m=1 Additionally, by RA this book in your classroom you could meet ESOL strategy 5- teach technical vocabulary supporting key concepts as you teach the meaning of unfamiliar words through your RA. 5y
RossoS The UDL principle 3.3- guide information processing and visualization could also be met in the RA as you scaffold what skilled readers do, such as a think aloud, to assist learners with comprehension. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
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DrSpalding Love your images! Fabulous work. (edited) 5y
prissy.mooney I‘m so excited to start reading this book! I‘ve heard so many great things about it! #excited 5y
AmyPerezCubas Love this quote!!! I can‘t wait to read this book. Great post and choice of activity 5y
GGallegos That quote stuck out to me too when I read the book! It is one or my favorites in all honesty❤ 5y
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Martin‘s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Bryan Collier is a picture book B. This book has won multiple awards including the Caldecott Honor book, Coretta Scott King Honor book and Jane Addams Children‘s Book Award. This book would be great for a RA as you introduce your young readers to one of the world‘s most influential leaders.

RossoS In this book the author uses quotes from some of Dr. King‘s speeches to tell the story of his life and the contributions he made with his work that still impacts us today. A great resource to use with this book is “The Doreen Rappaport Study Guides” which is a guide created by the author of the book to help you take the most out of it. 5y
RossoS It includes discussion questions, writing prompts, projects, vocabulary activities and other great ideas on how to integrate this book across the curriculum. https://www.teachingbooks.net/media/pdf/SingleBGs/BigWordsGuide.pdf 5y
RossoS The UDL principle 7.2 optimize relevance, value, and authenticity and ESOL 3 encourage self talk, could be met by inviting students to share their personal response and as a teacher contextualizing the information read to the students‘ lives. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
DrSpalding This is such a powerful read. Excellent quote to highlight here...rings very true in today‘s world! 5y
SierraC Such an inspiring man! Can‘t wait to read this book ❤️ 5y
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This engaging animated picture book of F, is definitely a must have in your classroom library. Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type is a Caldecott Honor book that would be great for RT. This book tells the story of Farmer Brown‘s cows. These cows find an old typewriter and start typing letters to Farmer Brown making demands, things start to get real when the cows go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.

RossoS Your students will have a hilarious time as Farmer Brown‘s farm turns upside down. This link http://www.thebestclass.org/uploads/5/6/2/4/56249715/cowsthattype.pdf will take you to a script of the story that you could use for the RT to help your students developing reading fluency. I also wanted to include this lesson http://www.readwritethink.org/resources/resource-print.html?id=847 which is a great resource to teach word identification strategies 5y
RossoS through this book. This book is amazing and can be used in many ways in our classrooms. As you share this book with your students, you could meet ESOL strategy 2- promote cooperation, as your students work together in the RT. You could also meet UDL principle 1.2- offers alternatives for auditory information, as you provide students with the scripts. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
DrSpalding It‘s hard to just pick one resource, isn‘t it? Excellent job. Readers theater is such a powerful tool to enhance fluency in the classroom. 5y
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An extraordinary picture book of RF. Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson, won the 2016 Newbery Medal, a Coretta Scott King illustrator Honor, and a Caldecott Honor. This book would be great for a RA. It tells the story of a young boy named CJ, whom with the help of his grandma learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

RossoS The website https://www.teachingchildrenphilosophy.org/BookModule/LastStop includes guidelines for philosophical discussion which you could include before, during and after the RA. This website it‘s a great resource to promote conversations with your students about the different topics explored in this book such as diversity, inequity, happiness and many more. 5y
RossoS Additionally, by reading this book in your classrooms you could meet the UDL principle 8.3- foster collaboration and community, as you encourage and support opportunities for interactions, as well as the ESOL strategy 36- asking questions that require higher level responses. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 5y
DrSpalding You have consistently done a nice job of aligning EL and UDL principles. 5y
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Another wonderful addition by Mo Willems! This F, Theodor Seuss Geisel honor book would be great for a SR. Have your young readers join you in this adventure as Elephant Gerald and Piggie plan to go for a drive. As usual, Gerald thinks of all the things they will have to take along on their trip, but they later realize that they are missing the most important thing of all.

RossoS This book combines great elements such as word repetition and sight word inclusion. It would help your students not only practice reading and interact with the text, but it will keep them entertained from start to finish. This activity guide by Matthew C. Winner https://www.demco.com/webprd_demco/images2/related_docs/mowillemsactivityguide.p... has a fun arts/crafts idea that you could use after completing the SR. 5y
RossoS It will have your students plan their own trip! Finally, the ESOL strategy 17 regarding providing contextual support through body language and facial expressions, as well as the UDL principle 8.3 regarding collaboration, could all be met as you and your students read this fun book together. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
Kaelya Aw! I really love the cover of this book the idea of having students plan their own trip is super fun and a great activity! You could incorporate this book into social studies too! 5y
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Ordonezk I really like the resource you found. It really brings depth and fun to the book. You could combine it with geography when planning the trip or art for the craft. It‘s always a plus when it helps esol students and meets UDL principles :) 5y
GGallegos I've read this book and I love it! 🚗🚗🚗 I love the activity too. This book is great to show being flexible and also to see things differently! 5y
ERodriguez I really like your idea of having the students plan a trip. I‘m sure the class will have lots of fun sharing listening to each plan trips. 5y
DrSpalding You received lots of positive feedback on this one. I‘m thrilled you decided to read this after interacting with it in class. 5y
RossoS @ERodriguez Totally agree. It would be a very engaging activity😁 5y
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Ugly Duckling | Jerry Pinkney
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Who hasn‘t heard of this classic? This TL, Caldecott Honor book adapted by Jerry Pinkney would be excellent for S. The Ugly Duckling is a very popular FT. The story is about a “duckling” who is constantly rejected by others because of the way he looks. All he ever wanted was to be accepted for who he was. This book could definitely be used in many ways in our classrooms.

RossoS This website https://www.earlylearninghq.org.uk/stories/the-ugly-duckling/ provides amazing resources as to how use this book to extend learning in our classrooms, from flash cards featuring characters and scenes from the book to a collection of masks based on the characters, ideal for using on role play activities. 5y
RossoS The UDL principle 3.1 along with ESOL strategy 16 could be met using this book by activating student prior knowledge and providing students with opportunities to interact with the text through reading, speaking, listening and writing activities. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 5y
Erothert The flash cards from the resource would be awesome to use in the classroom, especially to enhance comprehension 5y
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