How do authors and/or illustrators help the reader understand different points of view?
DAY 1-2 PLAN 1
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DAY 6-8 - SEED 2
DAY 9-10 - SEED 3
DAY 11–12 - SEED 4
Day 13 - SEED 5
DAY 14-15 SEED 6
DAY 16 - SEED 7
DAY 17-20 - PLAN 2
DAY 21-25 SEED 8
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Lesson Seed 5 - Day 13
How do beliefs about individual differences affect the members of a group?
The Crayon Box That Talked by Shane DeRolf (This text is also available from http://www.kidactivities.net/category/diversitymulti-cultural.aspx
THE CRAYON BOX THAT TALKED
Poem and Book by: Shane DeRolf
While walking into a toy store the day before today I overheard a crayon box with many things to say "I don't like Red!" said Yellow and Green said "Nor do I" "And no one here likes Orange but no one knows just why" "We are a box of crayons that doesn't get along Said Blue to all the others "Something here is wrong" Well, I bought that box of crayons and took it home with me And laid out all the colors so the crayons all could see They watched me as I colored with Red and Blue and Green
And Black and White and Orange and every color in between They watched as Green became the grass and Blue became the sky The Yellow sun was shining bright on White clouds drifting by Colors changing as they touched becoming something new They watched me as I colored - they watched me till I was through And when I finally finished I began to walk away And as I did the crayon box had something more to say "I do like Red!" said Yellow and Green said, "so do I" And Blue you were terrific! So high up in the sky "We are a box of crayons each one of us unique
But when we get together the picture is more complete"
Summary: Stellaluna is a story about a baby fruit bat that gets separated from her mother during an owl attack. She is raised by a mother bird, along with her three baby birds but begins to realize some major differences.
**Prepare for small group/guided reading instruction by selecting appropriate text and materials. Make connections to the concept of Perspective or Diversity wherever possible.