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Shandrew Jimeno
I Am Number Four | JAMAL KASA

Young Adult Science Fiction

Started in: November 14, 2019

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How did you choose this book? Library

Brief Summary: John Smith and 8 others live among the human race. They talk and they act like regular human beings. However, they aren't humans. John Smith and the other 8 are aliens who are on the run from merciless. 1 by 1 they are all getting hunted. John is #4 and he is now the bounty.

(Pages 201 - 440)

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sbombasi
The Giver | Lois Lowry
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This SF 1994 Newbery Medal winner novel by Lois Lowry tells about a 12-year-old boy named Jonas who lives in a dystopian society that is colorless, ideal, free of crime and sadness. At that age, children are assigned jobs/roles, which they will train and do for the rest of their lives limiting the choice of an individual. The society is controlled by rules and tradition of the Elders.

sbombasi Jonas wanted change and made a sacrificial choice for the good of the community. This would be good IR/LC read.

This lesson plan allows students to think deeper about philosophical issues like the book, students would share their own experiences of distinctive memories growing up, have discussions about them and reflect on self-assessment.
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/giver-lesson-p...
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sbombasi The UDL principle 9.3 develop self-assessment and reflection along with EL #4 link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge align well with this. #ucflae3414f19 2d
Jewelwinkler I saw the movie and I really loved it so I‘m guess the book is better! Definitely adding this to my reading list 2d
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leximcmillin I love this book! The movie was also really good, great UDL principle!! 2d
kradebaugh I did this book as welll. Such a great book. 2d
Shannyblake Jewel, this is a very detailed post that provides plenty of resources! I would love to read this book 😄 2d
CPettersen I also had this book! The story is so amazing and full of good lessons to teach. Awesome post! 2d
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maciforster
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This B book written by Doreen Rappaport and illustrated by Bryan Collier is about how Martin Luther King Jr. used words to protest for equal rights for all Black people. When he was growing up, all he saw would be “Whites Only” and he wanted change, so he made it. #ucflae3414f19

maciforster This book won the Caldecott and Jane Addams. It pairs with EL strategy #4 because it‘s talking about something the students should be taught every year in which they go more and more in depth. Also with UDL principle 7.2 to relate it with what may be happening in the present. You can use LC for this book to get more discussions for this book in a smaller group. (edited) 2d
maciforster This website has a bunch of activities teachers can use with their students to ask tie in history: https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/martins-big-words 2d
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JRone
The Kissing Hand | Audrey Penn
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The Kissing Hand, written by Audrey Penn and illustrated by Ruth E. Harper and Nancy M. Leak, is a F that features Chester the raccoon and his mom. Chester is terrified to start school and being away from his mother and his home. Chester's mom tells him the secret of The Kissing Hand to comfort Chester. This New York Times Best Selling Book would be a great choice for a SR where the teacher can model fluent reading. #UCFLAE3414F19

JRone ESOL strategy #4 Link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge and UDL strategy 7.2 Optimize relevance, value, and authenticity would be great for this book because a student can relate to how Chester feels.

https://www.cpalms.org/Public/PreviewResourceLesson/Preview/62230 is a lesson plan that uses prior knowledge and guiding questions help the students comprehend the book. It also adds A Pocket Full of Kisses as another book to use.
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Jgolub13
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This TL book was adapted by Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock. We all know the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and Jim Alylesworth adapted wonderfully into a picture book. A family of bears leave their house empty when Goldilocks enters. Chaos ensues when the bears find a strange girl in their home! #ucflae3414f19

Jgolub13 Goldilocks and the Three Bears should be familiar to all students no matter what background which is why I believe ESOL strategy #4 link lesson topic to students' prior knowledge is perfect. This also applies to my UDL strategy which is (3.1) activate or supply background knowledge. 3d
Jgolub13 Since this story is extremely well known there are many lesson plans to use. This site gives multiple different approaches to the same lesson plan. It involves using arts and crafts to retell a story. As we know if a student can retell a story they understand a story. https://mrswillskindergarten.com/goldilocks-and-the-three-bears-lesson-plans/ 3d
Jgolub13 This book would be a great RA. 3d
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Billypar
Housing Works Used Book Cafe | New York, NY (Bookstore)
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#bookshopping #KeepLitsyActive
#2. Author is most: usually buy authors I've been wanting to try or those I already like.
#5. Price is next when used book shopping- it's fun to find good deals.
#3 Title and #4 length occasionally - a really good title makes me take notice, but less likely to buy doorstops.
#6 I never read professional reviews, but if I'm new to an author I'll look at Goodreads ratings.
#1 Cover yes, but unconsciously.

Billypar Great question @ljuliel ! I always wonder this about other readers. Plot and reading the first page are my other main factors, along with author and price. 4d
ljuliel Thank you for the detailed explanation. It‘s interesting to see what attracts a person to a book. I always notice the title first. It doesn‘t mean I‘ll definitely buy it just due to that fact, but I like unusual or funny titles . I also don‘t read the super thick books any longer. I used to like them, but the older I get, the more daunting they seem. 😊 4d
Billypar @ljuliel I tend to remember my buys where title was a special factor. Dana Spiotta's 'Eat the Document' and Jeanette Winterson's 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit' come to mind. Will definitely be picking up the tagged collection mostly due to the title. 4d
ljuliel I‘ve not read that. I hope it‘s a good one for you ! 4d
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ccipriati
Goodnight Moon | Margaret Wise Brown
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#UCFLAE3414F19 This adorable book written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd is a classic children's bedtime story about a rabbit's routine before he goes to bed. Before bedtime, the rabbit goes around the bedroom and says “goodnight” to all of the things that he/she notices whether they are inanimate objects like a red balloon or a pair of socks or two kittens.

ccipriati One of the attractions of this 72-year-old book is that it is comprised totally of rhyming verses. This is a great book for an independent read or even a storytelling. In 2007 the National Teachers‘ Association named this book one of its Teachers‘ Top 100 Books for Children. 4d
ccipriati The UDL Guideline strategy that I have chosen for this book is 8.3 which is a strategy intended to foster collaboration and community. You can do this by starting the lesson by asking the students what and whom they say “goodnight” to. Then the discussion can evolve into a greater overarching discussion into things that make the students feel safe, stable and comfortable and why. 4d
ccipriati The ESOL Strategy that I have picked for this book is #4 which is a strategy where you link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge. This is a great way for students to engage in text to self. They can do this by having a discussion about the things or people that they say “goodnight” to. 4d
ccipriati This is a great link to use in your classroom to work on lessons that go along with this book. https://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-lesson-plans/126704-teaching-with-g... 4d
abbie-cadabbie I used to love reading this book at bedtime when I was younger! The ESOL strategy you chose works perfectly with the story as it can spark conversation and lead to a great discussion! 2d
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The Snowy Day | Ezra Jack Keats
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#UCFLAE3414F19 This cute, realistic fiction picture book written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats almost 60 years ago is about Peter and his amazing, fun day when he discovers that it has snowed overnight in New York City. He explores all through his neighborhood, making snow angels and footprints in the snow. This book is outstanding on many different levels.

ccipriati First, the main character of the book is African-American which when you consider that this book was written more than half a century ago is inspiring. Secondly, this book can be used as a springboard to tap into the children‘s imagination and trigger some critical thinking skills such as prediction and drawing inferences. Also, for students in Florida who have never seen snow, this is a new experience for them. 4d
ccipriati This is an amazing book for an independent read or even a read aloud to introduce to your classroom during the holidays. This book won the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1962.

The UDL Guideline strategy that I have chosen for this book is 1.1 which is a strategy intended to offer ways of customizing the display of information. You can do this by showing the students a read aloud with pictures and audio.
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ccipriati The ESOL Strategy that I picked for this book is #4 which is a strategy where you link the lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge. You can do this by asking the students if they have ever seen or touched snow before. You could also have the students create artificial snow in the classroom and incorporate it into a science lesson. 4d
ccipriati This is a great website that is actually the author‘s website that goes more into depth about the book and provides lessons, activities, and read alouds for the book. https://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/ezras-books/the-snowy-day/ 4d
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sbombasi
Actual Size | Steve Jenkins
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This NF picture book by Steve Jenkins is great for RA, students can learn information about these types of animals on the pages and the illustrations make you see their actual sizes! I love how exact measurements is displayed as well. It would definitely be fun to read and engage students. #ucflae3414f19

sbombasi http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/readers_guides/pdfs/JenkinsGuide.pdf
This teacher‘s guide has a lesson that incorporates discussing the book, math in measuring, and drawing. I find it great that it reaches across the curriculum along with text-to-text of using other additional nonfiction books with pictures of animals.
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sbombasi The UDL principle 8.2 vary demands and resources to optimize challenges along with EL #4 linking lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge about animals will align with this. 5d
Erinehart I did this for my teach live assignment. Great book! 3d
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Brooke_H
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Bus book #3! (I don‘t think I‘ll be able to finish #4.) I hate cooking (for many reasons). But after reading this book, I‘m excited about looking at the chore of cooking with a renewed interest! The writing makes every kind of cooking seem so achievable. And the illustrations are so so so charming. 🍏🍅🧄🥔🥐

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