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This book is “Martin‘s Big Words”, written by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Bryan Collier. This biography picture book has won 12 awards, the most popular including the Jane Addams Children‘s Book Award, Caldecott as well as Coretta Scott King Honor Books, and New York Times Notable Book of the Year. This story takes us back to Martin‘s childhood and tells how the “big words” of whites and blacks influenced him to fight for equal rights.

gabbymartin Teaching Strategies: RT, LC. UDL: 8.3 Use the story to teach the importance of building our community without judging race, and work together to understand the impact of words. EL: 8. Explain why things were happening in the story beyond the text because an ELL might not understand. Website: https://achievethecore.org/content/upload/Martin's%20Big%20Words%201%20Info.docx -a detailed 8 day lesson plan designed for students understand King‘s impact. 2w
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carlenerubin Loved your post! The read write think link was great and I loved your idea for readers theatre. This is such an excellent text and has won so many awards! Will definitely be using this in my future classroom! 1w
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Mary_Dehner I love the historical importance of his book! Can‘t wait to share it in my classroom one day. The read write think link is so helpful as well. 👍🏼 1w
fquadri I really like your idea for readers theatre and the fact that this book has won many awards indicates that it is a quality book and I will definitely be using this in my future classroom. Thanks for sharing. 1w
alexialovesmith I read this book as well! This is a great book for readers theater as well as a read aloud because it gives the students the opportunity to learn about history! Awesome post! 6d
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This is “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, written and illustrated by Dan Santat. This Caldecott Medal winning MF picture book is about an imaginary creature who goes on the search for his friend. This story has stunning visuals and has a great lesson for children about courage and friendship.
Teaching Strategies: RA, LC
UDL: 3.2- Discuss relationships like the friendship between Beekle and his friend.

gabbymartin EL- Teach questioning for clarification: asking questions during RA or LC so ELL‘s understands the beyond the pictures and allow them to ask questions. Website: https://smedia3.webcollage.net/3d06686aa26b9ee9b200d65a618aabda21a396e8?Signatur... an excellent resource with questions and activities to use in the classroom! 2w
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MeganKlein Awesome resource! This book seems like a good one to have in a classroom library. I‘ve heard nothing but great things about this text! 1w
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This Caldecott Honor MF picture book written and illustrated by Mo Willems is about driver who has to leave his bus and asks the audience to not let the pigeon drive the bus!
Teaching Strategies: RA, LC, S
UDL: 4.2: Play the YouTube storytime version for students to have access to a motion picture version of the book.
EL: 11. Change of voice and gesture to express the words in the story.

gabbymartin Website: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bZp67sDhuw0 Storytime of the book for teachers in the classroom as well as parents at home. (Most of the books in this series available on YouTube.) 2w
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This RF picture book, “What Do You Do with an Idea?” written by Kobi Yamada, illustrated by Mae Besom earned the Independent Publishers Book Award. This short story teaches students that whoever they are at any age, they can bring an idea into the world no matter how big, odd, or difficult.
Teaching Strategy- RA
UDL- 3.2: Students come up with their own ideas.
EL- 15: Reread an important page if necessary and discuss the important pieces.

gabbymartin Website: https://www.teachingchildrenphilosophy.org/BookModule/WhatDoYouDoWithAnIdea A philosophical discussion guideline for teachers to share with his/her students. 2w
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Macker11 I love the idea of this book! I had never heard of it before, what a great message for kids to hear at a young age. I like the discussion questions on your resource, this book could inspire kids to do great things!! 2w
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This beautiful MF John Newbery Medal winning novel “The Girl Who Drank The Moon”, by Kelly Barnhill, brings the reader into a forest with a story about a young girl, a swamp monster, and her dragon. & another thing, magic. Also, consequences.
Teaching Strategy-IR,LC
UDL- 6.2 Plan to read the book in a specific amount of time which supports time management also.
EL- 6. Have consistent discussion during the book so they can comprehend the story.

gabbymartin Website: https://www.floridamediaed.org/uploads/6/1/4/2/61420659/ms-girlwhodrankthemoon.p... - teacher resource about the author, other books to read after the novel, display ideas, discussion topics, and even a book trailer! 2w
Macker11 I love this resource! It has remarkable activities for all sorts of discussions and ideas for LC groups or in the classroom in general. 1w
DawnS Literally finished this book last night and was enthralled with it! It is definitely a page turner and keeps you guessing through the whole story! I really love your resource too because it seems like it has a wide range of options. 1w
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The Crossover | Kwame Alexander
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This RF novel written by Kwame Alexander is a 2015 Newbery Award and Coretta Scott King Award winner. This bold story is about two basketball playing brothers and their bond being tested in the midst of life experiences. The brothers ultimately renew their relationship and learn it‘s not always about the win.
Strategy: LC, IR
UDL-9.3: Students reflect on their relationships and decisions in life

gabbymartin EL-16: Integrate activities for each chapter that will increase comprehension. Website: https://www.ccsoh.us/cms/lib/OH01913306/Centricity/Domain/207/THE%20CROSSOVER%20... - an excellent resource with lesson plans, vocabulary lists, and rubrics for the book. (edited) 2w
MeganKlein I LOVED this book! I definitely ugly cried at the end. Also, great resource—I did not see this one when I was looking up resources for this text. 1w
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Whoever You Are | Mem Fox, Leslie Staub
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This very short TL picture book by Mem Fox, illustrated by Leslie Staub, discusses the differences between children all over the world, but also the similarities that unites us all.
Strategy- RA, LC
UDL- 8.3: Showing the bond between our community and the rest of the world.
EL- Venn Diagram: Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between each student.

gabbymartin Site- https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/whoever-you-are (resource for parents and teachers to use with their students. 2w
Myiab This is a very cute short story that provides a meaningful message! Love the website you chose to go along with it. Super cute!! 1w
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All That I Can Be | Mercer Mayer
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This classic TL picture book by Mercer Mayer is one of his many Little Critter Series books. All That I Can Be is a 2 Stories in 1 Book - containing “When I Get Bigger” & “When I Grow Up”, both about his dreams of things he wants to accomplish when he grows and becomes an adult.
Strategy- RA, AS
UDL- 9.1: Inspiring students to feel that they can be & do anything.

gabbymartin EL- Link to prior knowledge- Pre-discuss things that the students want to be when they grow up and when they get bigger.
Website- littlecritter.com (Includes Little Critter activities for teachers and parents even storytimes with the author himself)
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A Crazy Day With Cobras | Mary Pope Osborne
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This MF short novel by Mary Pope Osborne is 45th in the MTH series. This takes an adventure back to India over 400 years ago to save their friends penguin.
Teaching Strategies- LC, PR
UDL- 1.2 ACDWC can be read independently, with a peer, or as a daily Read Aloud.
EL- Continually monitor comprehension: Stop & ask questions every chapter or few pages.
Site- https://www.mthclassroomadventures.org (Resources for ALL MTH books including LP‘s!)

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Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes | Eric Litwin, James Dean
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This MF short picture book written my Eric Litwin & illustrated by James Dean about how this cat keeps moving & grooving despite all the messes he gets on his new white shoes.
Teaching Strategies- LC, RA, S.
UDL- 9.2: coping with issues in life
EL- Encourage self talk: modeling positive coping skills during LC.
Website- https://lalymom.com/3-pete-cat-shoes-book-extension-activities/ (Excellent resource on activities to do after reading)

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