How can we go deeper with the novels we use in class?
- What does this text say to me?
- How does it change who I am?
- How might this text change what I do in the world?
My 3rd graders LOVE “Capibara con Botas”, and I am excited to see the new book that she has released this summer.
BIG THEMES of the book can be tied to your student’s personal feelings, perspectives, and then compared to those around the world who have similar or contrasting perspectives
Themes that Mira Canion demonstrated for her new book that I look forward to discussing with my students.
Irritation with your Parents rules – Do you have rules and restrictions in your house? Are they good or bad? Do you think your parents are strict?
Then Mira compared it to pictures from other places where children have restrictions. Are these rules fair? Why do parents have these rules?
Illegal Exports of Columbia
- Exotic Animals
ART to pull vocabulary
4 corners – Examples: Most annoying restrictions -phone restrictions, car restrictions, screen restrictions, friends restrictions
Post-its Bar graph (Martina Bex)