Identifying multiple causes and effects in historical fiction using Patricia Polacco's Pink and Say (4th grade)

One of the main texts we use to guide our reading instruction is the amazing Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst. This book provides us with the foundat…

Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Author Study #2- Patricia Polacco

Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Author Study Patricia Polacco ** Great example of a tri-fold brochure author study.

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Patricia Polacco Menu and Reading Response Sheets 2

Patricia Polacco Menu with Reading Response Sheets are great for independent work or workstations. Included: 9 squared menu two paged reading response sheets All pages can be modified to fit the needs of your students.

Teach with Picture Books: A Nation Divided: Exploring the Civil War Through Picture Books

Say Curtis describes his meeting with Pinkus Aylee, a black soldier, during the Civil War, and their capture by Southern troops. Based on a true story about the author's great-great-grandfather.

The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco... Students decorate a quilt piece about family and write a paragraph about their family traditions

The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco. Students decorate a quilt piece about family and write a paragraph about their family traditions

Just Reed: Patricia Polacco Author Study

Just Reed: Patricia Polacco Author Study. I miss teaching using her books!

Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco Literacy Activity Pack.  40 Pages of Activities that will enhance your students' learning of the PRECIOUS book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco!!

"Thank You, Mr Falker" COMMON CORE Literacy Activity Pack

Falker by Patricia Polacco Literacy Activity Pack. 40 Pages of Activities that will enhance your students' learning of the PRECIOUS book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco!

Patricia Polacco. Teaching Writer's Craft. She says some amazing things for the importance of multicultural literature, her inspirations for art work and stories,and her struggles with dyslexia. Her discussions about her struggles with dyslexia start at 5:19.

She says some amazing things for the importance of multicultural literature, her inspirations for art work and stories,and her struggles with dyslexia. Her discussions about her struggles with dyslexia start at

describing words for Patricia Polacco's, My Rotten Red-Headed Older Brother

character study - My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother by Patricia Polacco.do with other characters and use to introduce text-to-text connections

Patricia Polacco's Author Study  The students wrote on sticky notes the message Polacco wanted to let us know for five specific books we read in class

Patricia Polacco's Author Study The students wrote on sticky notes the message Polacco wanted to let us know for five specific books we read in class

Are you a Patricia Polacco fan? Well, check out this post to get ideas for thirteen of her best titles.

Building Readers and Writers with Patricia Polacco

Jump into a Book explores bees & honey with a look inside The Bee Tree - the first "book jump" of 8 that will correspond with each of the weekly themes of the At-Home Summer Nature Camp eCurriculum hosted by A Natural Nester.

When Mary Ellen gets bored with her reading, Grandpa knows a hunt for a bee tree is just what she needs. Half the town joins the exciting chase, but it?s not until everyone returns home that Mary Elle

If you teach upper elementary, then you probably love Patricia Polacco. This Patricia Polacco bundle of 13 units includes many of her best selling titles. Teach your students comprehension skills, analyze her writing style, and improve your students writing with one resource. 216 pages (and growing).

Patricia Polacco Author Study with 13 Titles in Digital and PDF Formats

Patricia Polacco is one author who provides us with quality literature with so many life lessons. Check out this post for author study ideas.

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