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charlotteclancy

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No, David! | David Shannon
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No, David is a RF book about a young boy named David who keeps getting in trouble for everything he does. David learns that there are a lot of things he is not allowed to do! David Shannon won the Caldecott Award for No, David in 1999. This book will create a great discussion about what your students are not allowed to do at home. awww.education.com has a great lesson to go along with this RA. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy After reading, have a discussion about what rules we have at home and then have students complete the emotions worksheet. UDL 7.1- Optimize individual choice and autonomy. When students complete the discussion, they will be able to better understand their individual choices. EL 1- Teach questions for clarification. When in the discussion make sure to ask students questions for clarification. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Creepy Carrots is a MF picture book is about Jasper Rabbits love for carrots. Until one day, the carrots retaliated and came up with a plan to get Jasper to go away! www.teachingbooks.net has great resources for lesson plans like a link to printable sheets for RT. Creepy Carrots has received a Caldecott Award in 2013. UDL 1.1- Offer ways of customizing the display of information. This could be used for the RT. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy In the RT, the information is displayed in a different way. EL 16- Integrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities. By using RT students will utilize many of these outlets. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Are You My Mother? | P.D. Eastman
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Are You My Mother? is a great MF book for new readers. This book is about a baby bird that has hatched when his mother was away getting food. The baby bird goes on an adventure to find his mother asking every animal he comes across if they are his mother. www.betterlesson.com has a great lesson plan to go with this story. Have the students read it in PR, then have them make a diagram with all the animals and objects he came across.#UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 8.3 Foster collaboration and community. When students are working in pairs, they are able to collaborate on the diagram assignment. EL 2 Promote cooperation with the paired reading. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a classic SF/RF book for young children. This book is about the life of a caterpillar and how they grow and transform. This book would be a great book to use for a DR because there is a lot of opportunities for children to represent the different things in the book. www.scholastic.com has different lesson plans for this book including creating a caterpillar or butterfly. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy This book has won different awards including New York Times Best Picture Book award in 1969. UDL 2.1- Clarify vocabulary and symbols. Teachers can do that with this book by stopping and explaining the vocabulary. EL 20- List most important words and phrases on the whiteboard. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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I am Rosa Parks | Brad Meltzer
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This HF biography picture book is apart of Brad Meltzer‘s ‘Ordinary People Change the World‘ series. This book explains the story of Rosa Parks in a young reader friendly format! www.youtube.com has a Read Along that could be used in the classroom and it includes words on the screen perfect for ELs. This book would be great for Storytelling and having a whole group discussion. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 5.1 Use multiple media for communication. This can be used when showing students the read along video. EL 20- List most important words and phrases the book uses on the whiteboard. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Crankenstein | Samantha Berger
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Crankenstein is a F book written about a boy who has a lot of things go wrong in his day and turns into Crankenstein! The boy meets another Crankenstein which could be the end or just enough to turn his day around. This book is great to help students with emotional coping skills. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy www.theappliciousteacher.com has great activities students can do like ‘Ask and Answer Questions with Camrankenstein‘ where students can pull questions out of a bucket and answer comprehension questions about the book. UDL 9.3 Develop self-assessment and reflection. Students will be able to self assess their anger management better after reading this story. EL 22- Give enough wait time for second language learners to respond to bucket questions. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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First Day Jitters | Julie Danneberg
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First Day Jitters is a light hearted RF book written for children and their feelings for the first day of school. Sarah Jane doesn‘t want to go to school because she is very nervous to start at a new school. The ending as a great twist! www.juliedanneberg.com is the authors website that has a list of ways to use this book in the classroom. This is a great icebreaker book to use on the first day of school with your students! #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy You could use this book as a RA and then have your students write a short story that has a fun twist at the end to mirror this book. UDL 9.2- Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies. You could talk to your students about how to calm you first day jitters. EL 22- Give enough wait time for second language learners to respond during discussion. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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The Rainbow Fish | Marcus Pfister
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The Rainbow Fish is a colorful PB written about a fish that has prettier scales than all the other fish. Rainbow fish would not share is scales with another fish and once all the other fish found out, they stopped asking him to swim with them. Rainbow fish discovers if he shares with the other fish, he will have more friends. www.teacher.org has a great lesson to go along with this book. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy The lesson includes reading the book aloud to the class, then having the students create their own Rainbow Fish. After creating their fish the teacher will facilitate a group discussion of whether or not Rainbow Fish is a good friend or not. UDL 5.1- Use multiple media for communication. This book is also in video form and has been made into a TV show. EL 24- Incorporate the language of second language learner. 4y
charlotteclancy This book was originally written in another language and can be translated. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Macca the Alpaca | Matt Cosgrove
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Macca the Alpaca is a MF book about an alpaca standing up to a llama bully. The theme of this book shows students how the way you treat people will affect how successful you will be. www.mettcosgrovebooks.com has great activities that go with each of his books. There are finger puppets that would be great for RT. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 8.1- Heighten salience of goals and objectives. This is explained through the book on how you can complete a goal if you try hard enough. EL 31- Write instructions using shorter and less complex sentences when explaining RT. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Boy + Bot | Ame Dyckman
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Boy + Bot is a funny story about a boy and a robot meeting. They may have differences, but they try everything they can to help each other. This SF book is great for young readers to learn more about inventing and robots. www.rif.org has awesome extension activities students can use to extend their love for robots! This book would fit best as IR for students who are more interested in science books. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 7.1- Optimize individual choice and autonomy. Students can optimize their individual choice with this IR. EL 3- Encourage self-talk. When a student is reading this book independently, encourage the student to read it out loud to themselves. 4y
DrSpalding Late. Genre? 4y
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This book is a TL picture book perfect to introduce traditional literature to children. This story tells the famous story of The 3 Little Pigs that has been around for centuries. It has also received the Caldecott Award in 1993. www.scholastic.com has great extension activities for this book, like ‘A Letter to A. Wolf‘ where students can write a letter to the wolf asking him questions. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 6.3- Facilitate managing information and resources. By using this book as a RA teachers are about to manage information and resources they use in the classroom. EL 16- Integrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities. The extension activities would provide all of these. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Wonder | R J Palacio
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Wonder is an RF novel written about a young boy born with a gene mutation that made his face look different from everyone else. August‘s parents decide to put him in school for the first time ever. This book tell a story about how August navigates through this new experience in life and how to deal with bullying. #UCFLAE3414SP20

DrSpalding Late 4y
charlotteclancy Wonder would be a great LC book for students because they will be able to discuss how they relate to August or how they will look at people in the future. www.wonderthebook.com has a ‘For Teachers‘ section with many resources for teachers to use while reading this book. UDL 8.3- Foster collaboration and community. EL 48- Use group assignments, this is perfect for EL students to be in groups with non ELs during LC. 4y
lynneamch I think this follow up is worth reading as well 4y
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One Crazy Summer | Rita Williams-Garcia
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This book is a HF novel about 3 sisters that travel to California to visit their mother during the Black Panther movement. The sister expect to have a fun-filled summer traveling, but quickly realized that was not at all what they imagined. One Crazy Summer has won many awards including the Scott O‘dell Award. This book would be great for a LC or RA. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy www.bookpagez.com has downloadable resources for teachers like discussion questions and vocabulary guides. UDL 3.2- Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships. EL 15- Reinforce the key ideas you present again and again. This could be used every time you read the book. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Where the Sidewalk Ends is a series of poems, written by Shel Silverstein. This book would be a great IR for students to fall in love with poems! She‘s Silverstein recurved a Grammy in 1984 for Best Recording of Children‘s book. www.rif.org has great resources for students and teachers to use with this book, like word searches and lesson plans. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 7.1 Optimize individual choice and autonomy. EL 17- Provide contextual support through audio, because this book is an audio book. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Martin Luther King, Jr. | Marion Dane Bauer
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Martin Luther King Jr. is a Biography written for young children to understand who Martin Luther King Jr. With lyrical text and great illustrations, this book is great for students to get a first look as to who MLK Jr. is! This book would work great as a RA, before a lesson about MLK Jr. www.scholastic.com has great lessons to go along with this book, like creating a Venn Diagram on white and brown eggs. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 3.1- Activate or supply background knowledge. EL 20- List the most important words on the board. 4y
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Whoever You Are | Mem Fox, Leslie Staub
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Whoever You Are is a NF book for young readers. This book is about how people all over the world do a lot of the same things, but may look different. The book brings you around the world to see other cultures and generations. A great way to use this in the classroom is a RA, this way the teacher can read it to the class and then they can have a group discussion. www.rif.org has amazing resources to extend the lesson. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 2.4- Promote understanding across languages. EL 17. Provide contextual support from pictures in the book. 4y
DrSpalding Late 4y
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Ramona Quimby, Age 8 | Beverly Cleary, Alan Tiegreen
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Ramona Quimby, Age 8 is a great read for young readers. This book is about a 3rd grade girl who is starting a new year at a new school, while also dealing with issues at home. She learns to navigate through third grade with many bumps along the way! An activity that would work great with this book would be making a graphic organizer about making connection in the story like Text-to-Text, Text-to-Self, etc. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL- 9.3 Develop self-assessment and reflection. EL- 7. Shows students how to use graphic organizers like semantic mapping and imaging. 4y
KarliCrean I LOVE your picture!! I also read so many books by that author growing up and really enjoyed them. I‘ll definitely be recommending this book to my future students 4y
Rachelleleduc First off your cat is adorable! This book stood out to me because I remember reading it and other books by this author on summer road trips when I would be stuck in the car. It definitely passed the time in the car! 4y
HappyMaddy Too cute! This post made me happy. Such a great book & classic for students through development/school. 4y
DrSpalding Your English learner and universal design principles work nicely with this great series! Many of your peers grew up reading Ramona books. 4y
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Click, Clack, Moo is a funny, Caldecott award winning GN about cows that get a hold of a typewriter. They write messages to the farmer and the farmer becomes frustrated with the cows. When the farmer does not return their request, the animals go on strike! An activity you could do to go along with this book is having the students write a story about an animal that can do something you wouldn‘t expect. teachingideas.co.uk #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL- 1.1 Offer ways of customizing the display of information. While using the activity, students will be able to use the information from the book to come up with a similar story of their own. EL- 6 Continually monitor students‘ comprehension 4y
juliap99 I read this book growing up and it was so cute. I like the activity you have to go along with the book! 4y
KarliCrean I loved to read this book when i was growing up! I liked how you tied your udl in with the website you provided 4y
DrSpalding You need to elaborate on how you would use the website resource in your classroom. This should connect to the universal design and English learner strategies you have noted. I can infer that they would work but without you stating your application I am not sure. 4y
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This Newbery Award winning book is a great read! Matt de la Peña wrote this GN about a boy and his grandmothers trip on the bus after church one Sunday. CJ‘s grandmother shows him how to appreciate the things around him. This story has a warm ending that can bring up a great discussion. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy This is a great read aloud book for an elementary aged classroom, where the class as a group can have a discussion about the theme and making inferences as to why they go where they do. carolhurst.com is a great website where I found different activities that could be used for this story. UDL- 3.2 Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships. EL- 4. Link lesson topic to students prior knowledge 4y
DrSpalding As many of us saw in teach live, this is a great read aloud book. It won the highest honor, winning the Newbery medal. Your website resource is quite helpful but what activities would you actually use in your classroom? 4y
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Blended | Sharon M. Draper
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Blended is a RF novel about a young girl trying to figure out her new life with divorced parents. When something happens unexpectedly at school, Isabella tried to figure out what her racial identity. This book is perfect for LC, because this book can spark many great conversations about different family lives and races. sharondarper.com has some great discussion questions to help prompt the students discussions for their LCs. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy UDL 8.3 Foster collaboration and community, while in the LCs the students can collaborate and understand different backgrounds. EL- 2. Promote cooperation (small group) as they work with their peers in LC groups. 4y
SW-T Welcome to Litsy! #litsywelcomewagon 4y
Tabitha_H I also choose this book for our Lit. Circle!! It was a really good read. I can relate to the book also being mixed with Caucasian and African American. A lot of your students in your classroom will also be able to relate !!! 4y
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RaimeyGallant Welcome! 4y
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🥳 4y
DrSpalding This is an excellent example of realistic fiction. Literature circles do promote cooperation and foster collaboration and community amongst its members. Use this teaching strategy in your future classroom. 4y
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