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One Crazy Summer | Rita Williams-Garcia
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This HF novel from Rita Williams-Garcia has won both the Newbery Medal award and the Coretta Scott King award. The story follows 3 young sisters who go to visit their birth mother in Oakland California. It highlights the Black Panther movement that was happening at the time. Great for LC in an upper elementary or middle school class. UDL 3.1 activate or supply background knowledge. EL 10 teach think pair share strategies in cooperative groups.

farynantenucci https://novelstudies.org/downloads/One_Crazy_Summer_Novel_Study_Preview.pdf This is an excellent resource to pair with the book as it has before reading activities, vocabulary, questioning, language and extension activities. #ucflae3414f17 (edited) 5y
AmandaHuskey This is on my list to read! I️ love historical fiction books. Great idea on the website. 5y
Beths You provided a really useful resource with this story. I haven‘t gotten a chance to read this one yet. Thanks for the description! 5y
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Seedfolks | Paul Fleischman
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This is a RF novel by Newberry Medal-Winning author, Paul Fleischman. Each chapter introduces a new character that lives in the community and plays a part in the overall story. Great for LC where students can take roles on what to read for in the text. I like it as a different take on a novel EL 38 assign short readings for homework. UDL 8.3 foster collaboration and community. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci http://www.nettelhorst.org/ourpages/auto/2015/9/18/58495684/2015-16%20Seedfolks%... this is a fantastic teaching resource for Seedfolks. It is a study guide including daily writing prompts, journaling, HOT questions, and a final project. You could even just take some activities from the guide and not use the whole thing if it makes sense in your classroom. 5y
cheyennewilliams Love this book! I read it for another class this semester. It‘s great for PR, RA, LC and IR. You can also utilize SO many different graphic organizers to help students identify and analyze themes and characters from the book. 5y
brittanyg I was weary about reading this book but it was actually really good. I would recommend in the classroom for sure. 5y
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This NF story of a dog and a cat written by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery illustrated by Jean Cassels is a touching story of the effect hurricane Katrina had on them. Great for SR, can ask students to listen for key details while reading about the effects on the two bobbies. UDL 6.3 facilitate managing information and resources. EL 29 offer a variety of reference materials at the students‘ instructional level for independent use. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci https://achievethecore.org/content/upload/two_bobbies_1_lit.docx this is a great resource for teachers providing a full 4 day lesson plan on the story following themes of friendship and survival including standards. 5y
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Knuffle Bunny | Mo Willems
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This RF by the famous author Mo Willems is a Caldecott Honor award winner. The comical story follows Trixie and her dad on a trip to the laundromat where her very special Knuffle bunny is left behind. You could easily assign an AS on Willems because of his numerous great works. UDL 2.1 clarify vocab and symbols. EL 4 link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci This is an awesome author study for Mo Willems. Great to present to class and expose students to the other great award winning works written by Willems.
http://edu.glogster.com/glog/mo-willems-author-study/2istfalvclb
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Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale | Carmen Agra Deedy, Michael Austin
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This TL Cuban folktale was a delightful surprise when I picked it randomly from the library for it‘s name. Retold by Carmen Agra Deedy and illustrated by Michael Austin this story is sweet tale of courtship and a wonderful choice for DR. Since there is a lot of Spanish language within I chose UDL 2.4 promote understanding across languages and EL 24 incorporate the culture & the language of second language learners in your curriculum #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci https://martinathebeautifulcockroach.weebly.com/teacher-page.html this resource is perfect for the book as it lists lessons you can complete with your students and already has the matching standard attached. I will definitely be using this book and resource in my future classroom. 5y
jvinas2 Really cool to use a Cuban folktale as a book to post about; I love having books that talk about different cultures to expose students to! Great resource linked as well! 5y
DrSpalding Did you check this one out for me by chance? I love this book and have a signed copy that I can‘t put my fingers on right now. 5y
farynantenucci @DrSpalding No, I actually found it in the CMC 5y
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On Market Street | Arnold Lobel
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This F alphabet book written by Arnold Lobel and drawn by wife Anita Lobel is a Caldecott award winning book all about learning those ABCs. The teaching strategy I would use is CR, so students are engaged and following along with the words and develop a phonemic awareness for the beginning letters. UDL 1.1 offer ways of customizing the display of info. EL 14 simplify speech by making it slow and redundant #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci https://teachers.net/lessonplans/posts/725.html I like this resource as it allows use for the text in older grades where students can use the book to prime them for a lesson on consumers and producers. 5y
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This RF book written by Matt de la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson is a three time award winner receiving the Caldecott, Newberry Medal, and the Coretta Scott King. It‘s a heart warming story of a boy named CJ and his grandmother and their journey on the bus to the last stop on Market Street. Identifying several different cultures and differences people have and how they make the best of them. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci UDL 8.3 foster collaboration and community. EL 37 use language experience techniques in discussing concepts and ideas. I found this great free 5 day lesson plan for the book that includes vocab activities, inquiry questions, writing prompts and other useful activities to pair with reading! https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Last-Stop-on-Market-Street-Lesson-Pl... 5y
farynantenucci Teaching strategy SR, students can listen for examples of when a negative situation is turned into a positive one while the story is read aloud. 5y
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Sleep Like a Tiger | Mary Logue
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This F book written by Mary Logue and illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski was awarded the Caldecott Honor Award. It‘s a lyrical narrative about bed time and how everyone has different routines,including the tiger. UDL 9.1 promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation. EL 4 link lesson topic to students prior knowledge. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci http://studylib.net/doc/7122278/sharon--sleep-like-a-tiger-lesson-plans I found this awesome lesson plan that pays tribute to the beautiful artwork in the book, allowing students to create their own textures and patterns. 5y
farynantenucci Teaching strategy RA, students can appreciate the illustrations for the after reading activity. 5y
AJones I RA this book a few months back and my kindergarteners loved it. Zagarensk‘s illustrations are beautiful. ❤️📚 5y
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This memoir written by Cynthia Rylant and illustrated by Diane Goode is a Caldecott Honor Award Winner. It‘s wholesome family-life theme allows for a nostalgic reading of the text. It‘s about a young girl and boy who live with their grandparents in the mountains and enjoy every part of the daily life there. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci I found this resource where children can make a flip book of personal experiences modeled after how the text is written http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/when-young-litera... UDL 9.3 develop self assessment and reflection. EL 10 teach think, pair and share strategies in cooperative groups. 5y
farynantenucci Teaching strategy CR, students can read aloud “when I was young in the mountains” every time it is read on the pages. 5y
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Sophie's Squash | Pat Zietlow Miller
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This sweet RF title written by Pat Zietlow Miller and illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf won the 2014 Charlotte Zolotow award. It‘s a story about a girl named Sophie and her love for a squash that was supposed to be cooked for dinner. UDL 8.2 vary demands and resources to optimize challenge. EL 36 ask numerous questions which require higher level thinking responses. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci I found this online resource where for only a $1.50 you can download vocab/context clue/inference questions on the book as well as coloring pages and “book companions” to use while reading the book https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Sophies-Squash-Book-Companion-154161... 5y
farynantenucci Teaching strategy RT, there is a lot of dialogue perfect for multiple students to be characters and have a narrator. 5y
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A Light in the Attic | Shel Silverstein
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A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein is a P book filled with funny, relatable, quick poems perfect for introducing poetry to students. I found this great resource where the class can create their own poems modeled after Silverstein http://lessonplanspage.com/lapoetry-shelsilversteinfillblanks14-htm/ . UDL 2.3-support decoding of text and symbols. EL 16- integrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci Teaching strategy PR, students can take turns finding and reading their favorite poems throughout the book. 5y
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Where the Wild Things Are | Maurice Sendak
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This F book written and drawn by Maurice Sendak is an obvious pick for the classroom. Turned into a major motion picture and awarded the Caldecott, this text is great for RT with an advanced reader as the narrator. The whimsical story is an imaginative outlet all kids seem do enjoy. UDL 8.3 foster collaboration and community. EL 3 encourage self-talk (positive thinking) for ELL's reading the script. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci I found the resource http://www.brighthubeducation.com/lesson-plans-grades-1-2/68865-activities-for-w... which brings students through an extension activity where they will write on "when I feel sad, I will..." and connect to how Max was feeling in the story and alternate ways he could've dealt with his emotions. 5y
DrSpalding Lovely post. Sometimes this book is considered realistic fiction because some believe that Max is simply dreaming. 5y
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This spin on TL by Jon Scieszka is humorous and creative and always an excellent addition to the classroom library. Good for SR to keep students engaged and on task with such a comical tale. EL 13 use preview/review activities (students who may not have read 3 little pigs before). UDL 1.1 offer ways of customizing the display of information.
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farynantenucci Found this awesome extension activity asking students to come up with alternative endings for other TL.https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/true-story-3-little-pigs-extension-activities/ 5y
DrSpalding This folklore variant is quite comical. I like the idea of having students create their own endings to stories. This often times results in quality writing samples. Creativity and promoting it in your classroom is vital. 5y
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Zathura: A Space Adventure | Chris Van Allsburg
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This SF written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg is a classic tale for the classroom. This space centered book tells a great story of two brothers who come across a game that tests their relationship and ends with their bond becoming stronger. Perfect for PR. EL 40- prepare individual card files of subject area specific vocab (space). UDL 2.5 illustrate through multiple media #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci I also found this amazing cross-curricular lesson for language arts and science discussing vocabulary, HOT questions, and so much more info on the adventures of space all themed to the book Zathura. http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/features/zathura/zathura_nasa35_lesson.pdf 5y
DrSpalding Interdisciplinary guides are the best. They truly help you see how picture books can be used to teach so many concepts. 5y
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A Boy and a Jaguar | Alan Rabinowitz
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This B of Alan Rabinowitz life beautifully illustrated by Catia Chien highlights the struggles Alan had as a child communicating with a stutter. Animals were the only thing he could talk to normally and made a promise to have a voice for them some day. This story would be great for AS, especially if there are quieter students in the classroom. UDL 9.2 facilitate personal coping skills and strategies. EL #28 provide biographies of men and women

farynantenucci #ucflae3414f17 http://hmhbooks.com/boyandajaguar/ I found this website with more information on the author and illustrator that could be very helpful and informative for the AS. 5y
MorganH This sounds like a beautiful book with a great message for children! 5y
DrSpalding This is a new book for me! I just added it to my stock. Looking at the cover, I made text to text connections with the jungle book. 5y
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin was the NF 2014 Orbis Pictus award winner written by Jen Bryant and illustrated by Melissa Sweet. This beautiful PB, perfect for IR, displays the life of the famous artist, Horace Pippin and how his hard work and patience brought him to his success. UDL 4.2- optimize access to assistive technologies (since a bit lengthy, offer an audio resource to read along with)

farynantenucci EL 42- have students use timelines to arrange facts and info. I also found this detailed teacher resource: https://www.islma.org/Monarch-2016-files/islma/SplashOfRed.pdf that has several activities to pair with this book from art to writing to math and many other subjects. #ucflae3414f17 (edited) 5y
Connor91 Great book choice. Read this to a group of students once and half of them were all inspired to become artists after haha! 5y
ismari212 I love the activities from the resource 5y
DrSpalding The idea of an audio resource is a good one! Love the interdisciplinary resource! How could you not use ART! What's the genre? 5y
farynantenucci It‘s a non fiction 5y
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We Are In A Book! Is a comical F picture book, awarded the Geisel Honor, written by the famous Mo Willems. It is about Elephant and Piggie, discovering they are being read about in a book! Great pick for PR as one student can read as Elephant and the other as Piggie. UDL 7.2- optimize relevance, value (very simple text perfect for emerging readers). EL 32- use student pairs for team learning.

farynantenucci This is an awesome author study for Mo Willems, made by yours truly. Great to present to class and expose students to the other great award winning works written by Willems.
http://edu.glogster.com/glog/mo-willems-author-study/2istfalvclb #ucflae3414f17
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HNager I love this series, great idea to use this for a. Author study. Your glogster is awesome! 5y
alyssahp This is such a cute book! Mo Willems is a great author and I love how you added your Glogster. Awesome resource @farynantenucci! 5y
AmandaHuskey This looks like a great book! I love how you used your glogster in your litsy. Get way to knock two birds with one stone! 5y
DrSpalding "Yours truly" did a lovely job on the glog! Use it to inspire kids to read his books! 5y
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El Deafo | Cece Bell
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This AB by Cece Bell is a Newbery Award winning read. It's about the author's childhood and the struggles she faced being deaf. Great for students to learn about treating others equally, with or without a disability. EL 38-assign short readings for homework, UDL 3.2- highlight big ideas, relationships.

farynantenucci I found this great teacher resource: https://www.literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-daily/2015/03/17/putting-books-t...
Asking students to write on a prompt under "Our differences are our superpowers" and have them identify how individuals are special and valued in different but equal ways. #ucflae3414f17
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Connor91 I can find so many applications for this story. Awesome resource too thanks. 5y
DrSpalding There is so much to this graphic novel depicting bunnies as the characters! Technically it's a memoir of Bell's life. 5y
farynantenucci A teaching strategy I would use is literature circles like we did in LAE 3414, I enjoyed sharing my thoughts with peers and having roles while reading. 5y
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Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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I cannot say enough good things about this RF novel, Wonder, by R.J. Palacio. It's clear to see how this New York Times Best Seller is spreading like wildfire through classrooms and is coming out a major motion picture. This book can influence classroom community by making students think twice about inclusion and diversity. The most effective strategy for this book is LC so students can share on their thoughts and connections. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci I chose the UDL 8.3- foster collaboration and community and EL #2- promote cooperation to accompany this novel and they go well with LC. I also found this excellent classroom resource http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-DuzIunuPMpI/UG9yySCreLI/AAAAAAAABBY/tnPjP0cpXto/s1600/... that allows students to create a written piece from very unique and fun prompts related to the novel. (edited) 5y
DrSpalding That is an excellent resource. What I like the most is the choice aspect. Give them a choice and they will do a better job on the selection because they chose to do it. Great find! 5y
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Mirette on the High Wire | Emily Arnold McCully
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Mirette on the High Wire is an excellent historical fiction choice for RA that won the distinguished Caldecott Medal in 1993. The story is about a young girl living in Paris who teaches herself how to tight rope walk and becomes the pupil of a very famous rope performer, Bellini. It's a sweet inspirational text that teaches the moral lesson of never giving up and finding a role model to look up to. #ucflae3414f17

farynantenucci https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/mirette-highwi... This website has a great activity for this book called "Who Are Our Heroes?" It takes students through listing their goals and interests, and doing a mini research project to find a hero in history that aligns with them. This works perfectly with the book as Mirette found Bellini as her hero. 5y
farynantenucci The UDL strategy I chose to go with this book is 3.1- activate or supply background knowledge. Students would benefit from this because the book takes place in Paris and has some French language in it and it would be helpful for students to review this information ahead of reading. 5y
farynantenucci The ESOL strategy I chose was #20. This ties into the UDL strategy as well because listing important words and phrases from the book before reading, that students may not be familiar with can support them through the text and keep them engaged. 5y
DrSpalding This is a wonderful book selection. Your UDL/EL strategies are spot on. This is a wonderful book to expose students to a historical time period! 5y
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