Creative Adventures with Literature - Whoever You Are

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Celebrate our similarities and differences through multiple readings of Whoever you Are by Mem Fox. Readings are accompanied by a grand discussion, charts, creative art, dramatic, and music play to reinforce the uniqueness that is found among us. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Display self portraits at Back to School Night or Open House
  • Add a written piece such as an autobiographical statement or poem to the self portraits
  • Collect various colors of play dough to mix and match while making your skin tone; observe and point out that skin tone is made up of many different colors   
Classroom Considerations

  • This lesson was designed to supplement a larger curriculum; however, it can be used on its own  
  • Check out, or download a copy of, Whoever You Are by Mem Fox
  • Take into account pupils' level of sensitivity prior to conducting the different/alike discussion 
Pros

  • Additional books and activities are listed to extend the learning process 
  • Implementation tips and tricks are provided for most activities 
Cons

  • None