This is a book that was created from a song by Harris J. It is more of a poem than a story. It shows how to be kind and live your life to the fullest. Assalamu Alaikum is Arabic for "peace be upon you."
Writing ideas: Rewrite the chorus. What are other words that mean "peace be upon you". What does "peace be upon you" mean to you?
When Macy is asked to tell her classmates about her family, she focuses on their different kinds of hair.
This story has certain words that are in blue and are bold. Why do you think the author chose to highlight those words?
What is a family affair for your family? (cleaning, playing, gardening)
Show this beautiful Oscar awarded short movie by Matthew A. Cherry along as a companion:
I love this book! It is written in a humerous, non-didactic way. I am going to use this book at the beginning of the year.
Culture: Lists of ways to say different things in different languages
(like "Thank You" and "Excuse Me")
Ideas: Create own manner book as a class
How authors get ideas: One theme
Jill A. Hostetler
I love books so much! My particular loves are children's books and professional books that catch my fancy. One thing that keeps me happy and sane as a teacher is being able to get tons of books from the library and share them with my students. I have tried different ways to keep track of my books, but here's another attempt. We'll se if I can make this one fly!