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    Teaching With Favorite Patricia Polacco Books

    Teaching With Favorite Patricia Polacco Books

    by Immacula A. Rhodes

    The stories of Patricia Polacco inspire young readers to appreciate family heritage, examine personal attitudes, and find reason to hope, dream, and reach for the stars. Introduce children to the work of this popular author-illustrator with activities like Thunder Cake Math and the Babushka Attribute Game! Includes Before and After Reading discussion ideas plus hands-on activities and reproducibles that build skills in reading, writing, math, art, and more.

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    Patricia Polacco Grades 2-4

    Patricia Polacco Grades 2-4

    by Patricia Polacco

    This collection of titles from author/illustrator Patricia Polacco was hand selected to provide you with the best books at the best prices.

    See below for complete list of titles. Appropriate titles of equal value may be substituted if any of the listed titles are unavailable at shipping time.

    Title list:
    • Chicken Sunday
    • Clara and Davie
    • The Junkyard Wonders
    • Mr. Lincoln's Way
    • Thank You, Mr. Falker

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    Patricia Polacco Grades 2-4
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Thank You, Mr. Falker

Author: Patricia Polacco

Illustrator: Patricia Polacco

Interest Level:
2-4

Lexile Framework:
650L

Grade Level Equivalent:
4.8

Guided Reading Level:
M

Age:
7-10

Genre:
Autobiography, Realistic Fiction

Subject:
Reading, Disabilities, Challenges and Overcoming Obstacles, Elementary School

About This Book

In this autobiographical story, Little Trisha, overjoyed at the thought of learning how to read struggles when she finds that all the letters and numbers get jumbled up. Her classmates make matters worse by calling her dummy.  Finally, in fifth grade, she is lucky enough to have a teacher who recognizes Trisha's incredible artistic ability — and understands her problem, and takes the time to lead her to the magic of reading.

Although dyslexia is never mentioned in the book, this story will provide great reassurance to children who struggle to overcome learning disabilities.


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