We are blessed to be in an area of the nation that is rich in diversity. In fact, there are over 120 languages spoken in Gail and Lori's district. For that reason, they love sharing The Golden Rule by Ilene Cooper when they are working to build a classroom community that is honoring and respectful of one another. In the book, a grandfather shares with his grandson the rule, what it means, and how it might be practiced.
Possible strategy instruction:
- C: Check for Understanding
- C: Use prior knowledge to connect with text
- C: Determine and analyze author's purpose