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After the Fall | Dan Santat
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After the Fall is a great book on how Humpty Dumpty got back up again! This story written and illustrated by Dan Santat is all about what happened to Humpty after had that great fall and couldn‘t put back together again. This book teaches you to not let fear stop you from achieving what you want. This website has a variety of lessons (my favorite being the egg experiment) and could be use for many different school topics. EL strategy 41(compile

Bshelton27 Notebooks of their hypothesis and field experiences) and UDL strategy 5.2 (use multiple tools for construction and composition) would be used. http://www.theclassroombookshelf.com/2017/10/after-the-fall-how-humpty-dumpty-go... #ucflae3414su19 4mo
DrSpalding Science and reading great books from the Kohl‘s Cares charity project… Love it. Academic notebooks have become quite popular. Try this in your own classroom. 4mo
DawnS I saw this the other day at Kohl‘s and wanted that little Humpty Dumpty! I like that you‘re using this to work with science! 4mo
carlenerubin I love the Kohls Cares section! I recently just bought the book and the plus as well! What an amazing adaption on traditional literature! I will definitely be taking this book and the resources you shared to my future classroom! What a cool way to incorporate science into reading! 4mo
Myiab Humpty Dumpty is a classic! Never heard of After the Fall. Sounds like a great read! I love the resource you included. 4mo
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Thunder Underground | Jane Yolen
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Jane Yolen‘s Thunder Underground is a P book all about things that....are underground! These poems range from Subways to magma and tree roots! This author would be a great author to do an AS since her publishing‘s are all over the place. This activity allows teachers to customize questions based on their levels. I also think it would be great to have students pick a topic listed in the book and write their own poem. UDL strategy 6.1 (guide app..

Bshelton27 ropriate goal setting) and EL 11( place language in a meaningful content) would be used. https://www.teachingbooks.net/clp.cgi?master_id=55281&lf_id=1 #ucflae3414su19 4mo
Estradan I like how this author has a variety of books that can be used for different subjects and topics. Plus, it‘s a poetry book so it‘ll be a fun way for ELL to practice their fluency. 4mo
DrSpalding Lovely image and excellent post! You are correct Yolen has written for many audiences and an author study would work well. 4mo
Apeacock12 This is so cute! I love dinosaurs and I love how your link has lesson plans for different levels of learners! 4mo
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The One and Only Ivan | Katherine Applegate
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The Newbery Medal, MF story, The One and Only Ivan written by Katherine Applegate is one you should add to your bookshelf if you haven‘t already! This story is about a gorilla, named Ivan, who lives and preforms at the mall with an older elephant named Stella. One day Ruby, is brought to the mall and Stella makes Ivan promise that he‘ll find a better life for them. Where do they end up? I think this would best be used as an IR for students and..

Bshelton27 Them keep a track of the settings and characteristics like listed in this activity. https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=3800 UDL strategy 6.4 (enhance capacity for monitoring progress) and EL 48( use assignments, Learning journals as alternative assessments) would be beneficial with this activity. #ucflae3414su19 4mo
DrSpalding I‘m looking forward to you all being able to discuss these books in class today. Academic journals/learning journals are becoming quite popular in the classroom. Try them! 4mo
DezireeLara I didn‘t get to read this book for my IR but after seeing all the great things people have to say about it I most definitely am going to pick up a copy! 4mo
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Freedom in Congo Square | Carole Boston Weatherford
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This NF read has won multiple awards and after reading it, I can tell why. The pictures in this book move so graciously you almost can imagine the dance in real life. This book talks about duties that slaves we‘re responsible for building up to their day of freedom, Sunday‘s. Many would join together in Congo Square...but what would they do there? This would be a great RA that could be used on Feb 1, National Freedom Day. UDL strategy 3.1( prov..

Bshelton27 ide background knowledge) and EL strategy 46( use discovery learning activities) would best be used. This website shows a hands on brick making activity that can really showcase a students grasp on true “freedom”. https://celebratepicturebooks.com/tag/freedom-in-congo-square/ #ucflae3424su19 4mo
DrSpalding Reading aloud great books on national days… It seems like there is one for everything… Wasn‘t it recently National Ice Cream Day.. is a great way to get in equality read aloud‘s and to make text to world connections. Beautiful award-winning book. Excellent selection. 4mo
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This MF read is great to use in your classroom to show social and physical differences. Maxi, a Great Pyrenees, is a great companion for Timminy, who shows him about many life lessons. Maxi is actually deaf but teaches Timminy all about understanding and being perceptive in this cruel world. At the end of each Chapter there is a “Maxi Secret” read to find them all out! I would actually use this in a LC to have students pitch this book to others.

Bshelton27 I would use UDL strategy 8.3(Foster collaboration and community) and EL strategy 13(Use preview/review activities) This website is straight from the authors site with great in depth questions that I think would be great for discussions amongst a group. https://www.lynnplourde.com/uploads/35/Documents/MAXI'S%20SECRETS%20ACTIVITIES.p... #ucflae3414su19 4mo
Estradan Including books about children with disabilities is awesome and I‘m glad this is a book you were able to share with us because now I‘ll definitely be picking it up. The resource provide has a mixture of great HOT questions and activities 👍🏽 4mo
DrSpalding I made text to text connections with El Deacon after reading your summary! I believe this was a sunshine state reader award choice a couple of years ago. Excellent book selection and wise to use the author‘s website as your resource. 4mo
Apeacock12 Such a cute picture!!! I had never heard of this book but it's now on my future library list. I love the discussion prompts in the link you posted - so useful for your future classroom! 4mo
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Let's Dream, Martin Luther King, Jr.! | Connie Roop, Peter Roop
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This B is an easy read for young readers. This book explains a little about Martins life before he made it into history for his famous speeches. This would be a great Chapter book to do as a RA or even use as a DR and have children reenact his speeches. As we go along we could use UDL strategy 3.2 (highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships) and EL strategy 1(teach questioning for clarification). This site has multiple..

Bshelton27 Ideas on activities that would incorporate this book and other Martin Luther King Jr books as well. https://blog.capterra.com/lesson-plan-ideas-for-martin-luther-king-jr-day/ #ucflae3414su19 5mo
Kendylleonard I love that this book is an easy reader, so you can use it in multiple ways. This would be a great short story to read on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to explain to students why we celebrate this holiday! I also love all of the ideas that your resource gives, so many options! 4mo
DrSpalding Beautiful image for a powerful historical figure! You would easily be able to use this during Black history month or a unit on historical heroes in social studies. 4mo
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Llama Llama Red Pajama | Anna Dewdney
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This F story in the Llama Llama series is about little baby llama who is waiting for his momma to come in so he can go to sleep. Busy momma has a few things to take care of before going up to baby llama. Will he be patient or will he cause a fuss? This lesson allows students to show their creativity and make their own quilt based off the one in the story. UDL strategy 7.1( optimize individual choice and autonomy) and EL strategy 46(use discovery

Bshelton27 Learning hands on activities) would both be used with this playful lesson. https://theeducatorsspinonit.com/llama-llama-red-pajama-sensory-play/ #ucflae3414su19 5mo
DMoux Absolutely adore this photo! This llama llama book is a great way to make children aware that their bedtime feelings are common and they‘re able to share them. Love the idea of making a quilt out of play dough to involve sensory play! 5mo
DeannaP This is such a cute photo and amazing lesson! I love how it is a sensory play lesson! It can be used for many ages! 5mo
Kendylleonard First, this is the cutest picture I‘ve ever seen! What a cute story! Bedtime can be a tricky concept for lots of kids, so this is a great book for them to understand that everyone goes through this. I love that your resource is sensory based! 4mo
DrSpalding How cute is that! This is the perfect book to read in kindergarten or first grade during pajama day at school! If your school doesn‘t have one… Implement it! So fun to watch children reading in their PJs! 4mo
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This funny F spinoff from Laura Numeroff‘s “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”, is the hilarious journey from giving a Moose a Muffin! If you give him what he had asked for, he just continues asking for emote! See what all he asks for when you read the book. This would be a great RA or a S to use in the class. This lesson talks about use of compound words that can be found in the story. EL strategy 20(list the most important words and phrases on board

Bshelton27 And UDL strategy 6.4( enhancing capacity for monitoring progress)would both be effective if activity is done in smaller groups. https://www.brighthubeducation.com/lesson-plans-grades-1-2/101984-if-you-give-a-... #ucflae3414su19 5mo
DMoux Love the vocabulary activities on the link you shared! Writing the vocab words on the board will be a great help for students to recognize throughout reading the story if they get stuck! Would definitely be great for a story telling with the use of some props or a small group read aloud. 5mo
DrSpalding Yes read aloud or storytelling and Yum Yum Yum to the muffins! Your creative images are appreciated 4mo
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Charlotte's Web | E. B. White
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This is an old classic I grew up reading as a young adult. Charlotte‘s Web is a TL, Newbery award winning book written by E.B. White. Diving deep into the understanding of friendship, Wilbur and Charlotte develop a close relationship. They are faced with many challenges on and off the barn and work together to conquer it all. Using this story as a SR, teachers can lead group discussions to dig deeper into the true meaning of friendship. EL...

Bshelton27 Strategy 44(focus on thinking skills) and UDL strategy 2.5( illustrate through multiple media) could enhance conversations amongst your students. This link has great materials to help lead classroom talk. https://www.matchfishtank.org/curriculum/english-language-arts/3rd-grade-fiction... #ucflae3414su19 5mo
DrSpalding Your resource is not hyperlinked but you can copy and paste it to get to it. 44 and 2.5 work well with this classic! Precious picture. ❤️📚🐷 (edited) 4mo
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This HF based off of the storm that hit United States Midwest completely without any notice. John finds himself trapped out in the horrible blizzard with no knowledge on how to survive. Does he make it? I think this would be a great LC for the room since Lauren Tarshis has an entire series all based on historical events that could be talked about. This activity provides detailed High Order questions that would really get conversations started..

Bshelton27 El strategy 7( show students how to use graphic organizers like semantic mapping and imaging) and UDL strategy 3.3( guide information processing and visualization) would help with this activity. https://www.laurentarshis.com/sites/default/files/resources/I%20Survived%20The%2... #ucflae3414su19 5mo
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Out of My Mind | Sharon M. Draper
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Wow! This book was AMAZING! This RF novel Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper is a book you shouldn‘t leave unread. 11 yr old Melody has never spoken a word in her life. She is full of excitement, knowledge and would blow you away with her sense of humor, if she could only be heard. Read to find out some of her biggest obstacles. This activity has children communicate using a communication board just like Melody in the story. It would incorporate..

Bshelton27 UDL strategy 5.2(use multiple tools for construction and composition) and EL strategy 2( promote cooperation in small groups). https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=3316 #ucflae3414su19 5mo
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Pirates Past Noon | Mary Pope Osborne
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This SF book, a part of the Magic Treehouse collection, Mary Pope Osborne‘s Pirates Past Noon book is a great story! Jack and Annie get captured by domed pirates one day. These pirates want to show them where the gold is at, but they are unable to read! Do they help the pirates or say no way? Read to find out! I would use this as an IR in my classroom and would love this activity to go with it. It would incorporate EL strategy 30( encourage the..

Bshelton27 Use of diagrams and drawings as aids to identify concepts and seeing relationships) and UDL strategy 3.2 (highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships). https://www.mthclassroomadventures.org/application/files/2714/8604/8456/mth-04-s... #ucflae3414su19 5mo
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The Wonky Donkey | Craig Smith, Katz Cowley
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This MF hilarious picture book is written by Craig Smith and Illustrated by Katz Cowley. One day, while walking down the street, they saw a donkey with 3 legs! It was such a wonky donkey. As the book continues the author adds things to the donkey to add adjectives that end in a y to the name of the Wonky Donkey. This book would be a fun book to CR with your students. This video shows the song that was created from the book and adds more visuals...

Bshelton27 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SDeQT9zCvi4 This would use UDL strategy 1.2( offering alternatives for auditory information) and ESOL strategy 17( providing contextual support through audio) #ucflae3414su19 5mo
DeannaP This is such a funny book! I love how you contained a YouTube video that you could use to offer alternatives for auditory information! I didn‘t think to look there! 5mo
Macker11 This book will get the entire classroom laughing! I love the video you cited, it would be a great video for the students to watch. 5mo
Kendylleonard The book is so fun! I know students would love listening to it while learning all about adjectives! I like that you found a video too, students will love playing it and listening to it over and over again! 4mo
DrSpalding Your storytelling of this book was fabulous! You must use this in your classroom! Fun video resource. 4mo
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Where the Wild Things Are | Maurice Sendak
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This classic story, Where the Wild Things Are are both written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Max is a mischievous young boy who is nicknamed “wild thing” thing by his mother. One day, after being sent to his room for not eating dinner, his room transforms into a wild jungle! Not afraid, Max tries to tame these “wild things” and is made king! Read to find out how he accomplishes this. This would make a great RA for teachers to engage their ...

Bshelton27 Students on the journey through the jungle. https://www.cfchildren.org/blog/2017/09/activity-where-the-wild-things-are-readi... had great questions to include while reading this book! UDL strategy 8.3( foster collaboration and community) and ESOL 36(ask numerous questions which require higher level thinking responses) #ucflae3414su19 5mo
DeannaP This is such a cute picture and book! I liked some of the questions that were in the activity! 5mo
carlenerubin Loved your post! The link you attached is so useful for beginning teachers! It tells you exactly what questions to ask! I will totally be using this in my future classroom! Also your pic from this post is soooo cute! 5mo
alexialovesmith I appreciated the personal connection you have in the picture with this book! Children love this book! The link you provided is an excellent resource to help guide a potential read aloud. 5mo
DrSpalding A helpful reading guide! You had fun with your images! This in turn made your posts that much more engaging! 4mo
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Dinosaurs Before Dark | Mary Pope Osborne
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This SF book a part of the Magic Treehouse Series by Mary Pope Osbourne is about Jack and Annie traveling back to the time where dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Read about their encounters with Pterandons, a Tyrannosaurus Rex and even a pack of Anatosaurus! I think that this would be a good IR to allow children to jump into the story at their own pace. I would use UDL strategy 6.1 ( guide appropriate goal-setting) and ESOL strategy 29 ( offer a ....

Bshelton27 Variety of reference materials at the students instructional level for independent use) by providing additional information about the dinosaurs in the story. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/dinosaurs-dark... is a great site for activities pertaining to this great read! #ucflae3414su19 5mo
alexialovesmith OMG!! I love all of your pictures with him! 5mo
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This MF read is author Drew Daywalt‘s twist on an old story of Rock, Paper, and Scissors. The pictures created by Adam Rex, make you feel like you are fighting beside each “warrior” as they take on the quest of finding someone who can beat them. There is no question as to why this was chosen for the Flicker Take Children‘s Book Award. This would be a great S approach for the classroom use. Teachers could really dig into the personalities of each..

Bshelton27 Character. There are many higher level vocabulary words that I think ESOL strategy 5( teach technical vocabulary supporting key concepts) would be useful. There is an online video of the author reading his story that I also think that UDL 5.1( use multiple media for communication) could be used. This site contains a math activity that would be great! #ucflae3414su19 5mo
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This Theodor Seuss Geisel honor fictional story is a great beginning chapter book for younger grades. Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride by Kate DiCamillo is about a little pig who really wants to go for a ride and drive Mr. Watson‘s pink convertible. During their ride around town, Mercy finds a moment of opportunity to take the wheel! Read the book to find out what happens when a little pig takes control. This would be a fun book to RA in the front...

Bshelton27 Of the room. By doing this, UDL strategy 7.3 (minimize threats and distractions) and ESOL strategy 22( give enough wait time for second language learners to respond to questions) can be used. This website has 25 pages of activities that incorporate this story! The ideas are endless! http://www.candlewick.com/book_files/9999999902.kit.2.pdf #Ucflae3414su19 5mo
DrSpalding Your plush pig works for Wilbur and Mercy! I hope your son thoroughly enjoys the Mercy Watson series. 4mo
DrSpalding The Candlewick publishing company provides stellar resources! Well done! 4mo
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The Three Little Pigs | Mei Matsuoka
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This TL book is about little pigs who all build their homes out of different material. The big bad wolf tries to blow down their homes and succeeds until the last little pig outsmarts him. I think this would be a great book to assign roles and turn it into a RT and have child perform it. This website has many activities but I think the best one is having children construct their own homes like in the story. I believe UDL strategy 4.1 (vary the....

Bshelton27 Methods for response and navigation) and ESOL strategy 46 ( use discovery learning activities-hands on activities) would work best with this lesson. https://www.kidssoup.com/activity/three-little-pigs-activities-crafts-lessons-ga... #ucflae3414su19 5mo
DrSpalding This makes for a very fun readers theater! There‘s that plush pig again. Traditional literature stories should be shared with very young children and then the variants can be shared to compare and contrast later on. 4mo
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I'll Follow the Moon | Stephanie Lisa Tara
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This RF book is an adorable story about the journey of a baby turtle hatching from an egg and his search to find his mom in the sea. This story contains very descriptive words about everything the turtle encounters in his journey. I‘ll follow the Moon written by Stephanie Tara and illustrated by Lee Fodi has won the Moms choice awards and also the Chocolate Lily Award. I would beat use this as a Storytelling book for my class. Great descriptive..

Bshelton27 Words really give you the opportunity to dive into the story. https://intranet.cshgreenwich.org/ewebeditpro4/upload/044_I_ll_Follow_the_Moon.p... this activity lets students practice sequencing and you can best pair it with UDL strategy 1.1 (offer ways of customizing display of information) and ESOL 30( offer a variety of reference materials at the students instructional level for independent use.) #ucflae3414su19 (edited) 5mo
Macker11 I was going to say, what a neat book to teach students how sea turtles come into the world! But the resource definitely goes with that exactly! I think kids would be so interested in this book and the whole process! Then you could tie it into how you don‘t disturb the sea turtle nest while you‘re at the beach! 5mo
Bshelton27 Especially living in Florida with all the turtle nest! The descriptive words in this book are so spot on and could really help new students who have maybe never gone to the beach before make connections! 5mo
DrSpalding You can absolutely make a text to world connections with this text! Having visited the beach several times this summer, children and young adults alike were asking about the roped off turtle nesting sites. What a great book to integrate science and literacy. 4mo
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Big Words for Little People | Jamie Lee Curtis
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This P book, Big Words for Little People written by Jamie Lee Curtis and illustrated by Laura Cornell, would be best utilized in a RA in a large group. This book is a fun way to introduce higher level vocabulary words to younger students. There are great visuals and fun definitions to make words understood for “little people.” Teachers may use the EL strategy 17, providing contextual support through audio, visuals, models, demonstrations, realia,

Bshelton27 Body language and facial expressions. Also UDL strategy 2.1, clarify vocabulary and symbols may be used. I found this fun list of activities that showcase different subject areas that this book may be used in a class. #ucflae3414su19 5mo
MeganKlein @Bshelton27, this photo is the most adorable thing ever! I absolutely love it! I think the EL strategy, as well as the UDL strategy you included are very appropriate for this book. Many of these higher level vocabulary words can be difficult for “little people“ to understand, but I think this book along with other modes of support can really help teach the words in fun, engaging ways for children to easily grasp. 5mo
DeannaP This photo is adorable! I hope your son liked the book to! It‘s a great book for vocabulary that‘s for sure. The book also gives ample opportunities to practice body language and facial expressions. 5mo
DrSpalding PRECIOUS! Teaching vocabulary is so important. Children need to hear high-level vocabulary in order for them to apply it to their own oral language and written language! Your images are so creative and you have a beautiful son. 4mo
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