The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco... Students decorate a quilt piece about family and write a paragraph about their family traditions
patricia polacco Author Study what a great way to teach world view!!!!! WHAT is the author's worldiew..does it line up with the Bible?
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Patricia Polacco's New Book - the theme is about cliques and online bullying. This is a good one to ask your school librarian to purchase!
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What a great book! This grandmother really knows how to teach her granddaughter not to be bossy and needy. The doll gets revenge. This would be a great inference book and have kids draw conclusions.
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Just Plain Fancy by Patricia Polacco- This is a good one to explain Amish culture to kids, ANY Patricia Polacco book is a GOOD one!
This is wonderful for teaching character traits. Students really connect to the author's story about her struggles as a student.
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