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“Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros.

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Icis S (Apr 03 2022 8:28PM) : Engaging students more

I would engage students by first asking my students to raise their hand and tell me what age they would want to be or what age they enjoyed being and why. I think that way they will look forward to reading the story.

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April S (Apr 04 2022 6:30AM) : Key words: birthday, eleven, feel
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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 12:25PM) : Three Highlighted Words: understand, whose, coatroom
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What they don't understand about birthdays and what they never tell you is that when you're eleven, you're also ten, and nine, and eight, and seven, and six, and five, and four, and three, and two, and one. And when you wake up on your eleventh birthday you expect to feel eleven, but you don't. You open your eyes and everything's just like yesterday, only it's today. And you don't feel eleven at all. You feel like you're still ten. And you are—underneath the year that makes you eleven.

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Cristiana G (Mar 31 2022 7:45PM) : paragraph 1, sentence 3 more

today is a key word

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HEATHER M (Apr 03 2022 7:17PM) : words integral to comprehension. more

birthday, feelings, rattling, sweater, thinking,and remember

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Rose E (Apr 03 2022 8:32PM) : birthday,eleven, and today are key words
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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 12:26PM) : Key word - understand
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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 4:24PM) : birthday
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Jamilah F (Apr 03 2022 8:17PM) : Birthday, eleven, and tonight are keywords in this whole section.
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Esmeralda C (Mar 31 2022 5:47PM) : I think this sentence encompasses how everyone feels on their birthday. We don't feel like we change on the day of our birthday. The change comes after.
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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 7:52PM) : I like this sentence because I feel like everyone as a kid, teenager, or adult, you get to that age you looked forward so much and you do not feel any other age anymore. I just turned 21 and it doesn't feel different from 20.
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 2:41PM) : underneath is a key word

Like some days you might say something stupid, and that's the part of you that's still ten. Or maybe some days you might need to sit on your mama's lap because you're scared, and that's the part of you that's five. And maybe one day when you're all grown up maybe you will need to cry like if you're three, and that's okay. That's what I tell Mama when she's sad and needs to cry. Maybe she's feeling three.

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Cristiana G (Mar 31 2022 7:47PM) : I really like this sentence because is continues to think of mama and the comfort she will give her. more

Mama is a keyword

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Jamilah F (Apr 03 2022 8:20PM) : I really love this line because it shows how they realize that no matter how old you are. You are never too old to show you feelings.
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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 2:23PM) : I love this line because i honestly feel like I have my 3 year old emotions some days. It;s a sweet reminder that's okay and that Kenedi is still part of me.
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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 1:38PM) : I really love this line, along with the ones before and after it, because it shows how much Rachel cares for and empathizes with her mom.
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 2:42PM) : feeling is a keyword

Because the way you grow old is kind of like an onion or like the rings inside a tree trunk or like my little wooden dolls that fit one inside the other, each year inside the next one. That's how being eleven years old is.

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Trevor D (Mar 29 2022 11:52PM) : I really liked this sentence because it showed a great comparisons about the human life.
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Leslie G (Apr 03 2022 5:10AM) : passage highlighted with an explanation more

I liked this sentence because I was able to understand that it tells about the differences in the human life of human beings.

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Icis S (Apr 03 2022 10:24PM) : Intergral Comprehension more

(Wooden) I think wooden is a word important to know because in the context of the sentence if you know the meaning of wooden then you would have a visual of what type of doll that is being describe.

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You don't feel eleven. Not right away. It takes a few days, weeks even, sometimes even months before you say Eleven when they ask you. And you don't feel smart eleven, not until you're almost twelve. That's the way it is.

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Cristiana G (Mar 31 2022 7:48PM) : Eleven is a keyword
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 2:49PM) : Because the first two sentences are short and simple, I felt the whole paragraph is important; I couldn't just highlight one sentence. The paragraph wouldn't be as powerful if it was missing a sentence. more

I loved this paragraph because it perfectly described what I think everyone experiences. I can personally relate to this, especially in this moment because my birthday was yesterday, and I still feel 21. I don’t feel 22. Some days I feel 25 while others I feel 10.

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April S (Apr 04 2022 6:40AM) : I highlighted this paragraph because it is relatable. It also takes me nearly a whole year to feel my age, then you have to accept a new number just when you get comfortable with your number.
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Rose E (Apr 03 2022 8:37PM) : I like this sentence because the description says that this person does not feel their eleven even if it was their birthday. They felt as if nothing changed [Edited]
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Elzada W (Apr 18 2022 10:04AM) : I like this sentence because I often do this myself. Especially after having a birthday at the beginning of the year. By the time I remember how old I actually am I am getting ready to celebrate another birthday. Three words: eleven, birthday, grow [Edited]
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Only today I wish I didn't have only eleven years rattling inside me like pennies in a tin Band-Aid box. Today I wish I was one hundred and two instead of eleven because if I was one hundred and two I'd have known what to say when Mrs. Price put the red sweater on my desk. I would've known how to tell her it wasn't mine instead of just sitting there with that look on my face and nothing coming out of my mouth.

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Cristiana G (Mar 31 2022 7:51PM) : I liked this sentence because the description of the years of growing up can really feel like pennies in a Band-Aid box. The depth of emotion is so raw.
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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 1:32PM) : The word "rattling" is important to comprehension.
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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 9:56PM) : one hundred and two is integral
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"Whose is this?" Mrs. Price says, and she holds the red sweater up in the air for all the class to see. "Whose? It's been sitting in the coatroom for a month."

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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 12:28PM) : Key word: whose
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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 12:29PM) : Key words: coatroom

"Not mine," says everybody, "Not me."

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"It has to belong to somebody," Mrs. Price keeps saying, but nobody can remember. It's an ugly sweater with red plastic buttons and a collar and sleeves all stretched out like you could use it for a jump rope. It's maybe a thousand years old and even if it belonged to me I wouldn't say so.

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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 2:42PM) : belong is a keyword
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Maybe because I'm skinny, maybe because she doesn't like me, that stupid Sylvia Saldivar says, "I think it belongs to Rachel." An ugly sweater like that all raggedy and old, but Mrs. Price believes her. Mrs Price takes the sweater and puts it right on my desk, but when I open my mouth nothing comes out.

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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 9:55PM) : skinny is integral
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Esmeralda C (Mar 31 2022 6:00PM) : "Raggedy" is a keyword integral to comprehension.
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"That's not, I don't, you're not . . . Not mine." I finally say in a little voice that was maybe

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me when I was four.

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"Of course it's yours," Mrs. Price says. "I remember you wearing it once." Because she's older and the teacher, she's right and I'm not.

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Not mine, not mine, not mine, but Mrs. Price is already turning to page thirty-two, and math problem number four. I don't know why but all of a sudden I'm feeling sick inside, like the part of me that's three wants to come out of my eyes, only I squeeze them shut tight and bite down on my teeth real hard and try to remember today I am eleven, eleven. Mama is making a cake for me for tonight, and when Papa comes home everybody will sing Happy birthday, happy birthday to you.

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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 9:57PM) : three is integral
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But when the sick feeling goes away and I open my eyes, the red sweater's still sitting there like a big red mountain. I move the red sweater to the corner of my desk with my ruler. I move my pencil and books and eraser as far from it as possible. I even move my chair a little to the right. Not mine, not mine, not mine.

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In my head I'm thinking how long till lunchtime, how long till I can take the red sweater and throw it over the schoolyard fence, or leave it hanging on a parking meter, or bunch it up into a little ball and toss it in the alley. Except when math period ends Mrs. Price says loud and in front of everybody, "Now, Rachel, that's enough," because she sees I've shoved the red sweater to the tippy-tip corner of my desk and it's hanging all over the edge like a waterfall, but I don't care.

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Esmeralda C (Mar 31 2022 6:02PM) : "Alley" is a keyword.
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Leslie G (Apr 03 2022 3:12AM) : "Except" is a integral

"Rachel," Mrs. Price says. She says it like she's getting mad. "You put that sweater on right now and no more nonsense."

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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 1:33PM) : The word "nonsense" is integral to comprehension.

"But it's not—"

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"Now!" Mrs. Price says.

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This is when I wish I wasn't eleven because all the years inside of me—ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, and one—are pushing at the back of my eyes when I put one arm through one sleeve of the sweater that smells like cottage cheese, and then the other arm through the other and stand there with my arms apart like if the sweater hurts me and it does, all itchy and full of germs that aren't even mine.

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That's when everything I've been holding in since this morning, since when Mrs. Price put the sweater on my desk, finally lets go, and all of a sudden I'm crying in front of everybody. I wish I was invisible but I'm not. I'm eleven and it's my birthday today and I'm crying like I'm three in front of everybody. I put my head down on the desk and bury my face in my stupid clown-sweater arms. My face all hot and spit coming out of my mouth because I can't stop the little animal noises from coming out of me until there aren't any more tears left in my eyes, and it's just my body shaking like when you have the hiccups, and my whole head hurts like when you drink milk too fast.

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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 1:21PM) : Favorite Line: “That’s when everything I’ve been holding in since this morning, since when Mrs. Price put the sweater on my desk, finally lets go, and all of sudden I’m crying in front of everybody “. Relatable to myself and what students will experience more

The line from the passage I loved and connected to is “That’s when everything I’ve been holding in since this morning, since when Mrs. Price put the sweater on my desk, finally lets go, and all of sudden I’m crying in front of everybody “. I chose this line because, I can relate to students and have witnessed students have meltdowns. It can happen to anyone, when a student is overwhelmed, frustrated, upset, and emotions overtake them. This also can happen when a student becomes frustrated when they don’t comprehend the content due to their language proficiency.

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Leslie G (Apr 03 2022 3:13AM) : "holding" is a integral word
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Esmeralda C (Mar 31 2022 6:01PM) : "Invisible" is another keyword.
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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 1:34PM) : The word "bury" is integral to comprehension.
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But the worst part is right before the bell rings for lunch. That stupid Phyllis Lopez, who is even dumber than Sylvia Saldivar, says she remembers the red sweater is hers! I take it off right away and give it to her, only Mrs. Price pretends like everything's okay.

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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 4:24PM) : sweater
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Today I'm eleven. There's a cake Mama's making for tonight and when Papa comes home from work we'll eat it. There'll be candles and presents and everybody will sing Happy birthday, happy birthday to you, Rachel, only it's too late.

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HEATHER M (Apr 03 2022 7:35PM) : This sentence shows what she is looking forward to even though everything else is overwhelming.
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I'm eleven today. I'm eleven, ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, and one, but I wish I was one hundred and two. I wish I was anything but eleven, because I want today to be far away already, far away like a runaway balloon, like a tiny o in the sky, so tiny tiny you have to close your eyes to see it.

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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 4:23PM) : today
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Leslie G (Apr 03 2022 3:13AM) : "runaway" is an integral word
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Icis S (Apr 03 2022 8:18PM) : The sentence I love. more

I love this sentence because I feel like we have all had that time in life we wanted to be something. For example I remember when I was younger I wanted to be 16 so bad because I wanted to start driving. I didn’t want to be 15, 14,13,12 and so on I just wanted to be 16.

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Leslie H (Mar 28 2022 1:27PM) : How would you engage ALL students with this text? [Edited]
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Trevor D (Mar 29 2022 9:57PM) : One way you could relate all students to the test is they all know the feeling of being little and crying. Everyone knows that feeling so that feeling can connect with them.
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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 2:14PM) : Trevor, I think feeling small and sad is a universal feeling and can help the students understand where Rachel is coming from.
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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 1:32PM) : I would enhance by utilizing Literature Circles where students can share their feelings within their group.
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Esmeralda C (Mar 31 2022 6:06PM) : Before the reading, we are going to fill in a graphic organizer with the things that matter to us now. Then, we will consider what would change if we were a year older, and we will add it to the graphic organizer.
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Icis S (Apr 03 2022 8:20PM) : Response more

I like the idea of filling the organizer with things that matter to us. This is a good mini lesson on the side to learn about the things that are also important to your students.

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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 1:53PM) : To engage all students, I would ask them to recall a time when they felt misunderstood or like they were being treated unfairly by an adult.
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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 7:45PM) : Anahi, this would be a great discussion topic to get students into a feel of what the reading will be about. I thought something different, still related to age but a mixture of both would be good!
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Elzada W (Apr 18 2022 11:44AM) : I think that this is a great way to get them all engaged. Students love to be heard and love to read text with similar experiences.
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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 7:29PM) : Before reading the text, as a class we can have a discussion about how we feel about birthdays, getting older, and about our age. I believe this would be a great discussion to get everyone involved as every student can relate to the topic.
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 3:16PM) : Maria, this is a great opening assignment before reading the text. I think it would be good to make it a requirement for students to include specific keywords from the text in their discussion.
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Leslie G (Apr 03 2022 3:20AM) : The way I will engage my students with this text is that they will be able to highlight words that are important for them to learn from. But also, it will also help the students know that they can reread the passage as many times they need it.
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Jamilah F (Apr 03 2022 8:48PM) : Hi Leslie, I completely agree with you because it allows for them to really understand what is going on in the passage. Having the reread I can also have them be able to identify the key sections.
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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 2:19PM) : Hi Leslie, I think highlighting important words or sentences is a great way to get students engaged with the text. Maybe you could also have students share why they think it is important?
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 3:08PM) : I would engage all students integrating a dialogue journal for students to reflect on how they feel about the text. Utilizing a dialogue journal in this case will allow the students to understand the author's point of view and relate it to their personal [Edited] more

lives. It’ll also help expand their vocabulary by making it a requirement to include at least three keywords from the text in their writing.

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HEATHER M (Apr 03 2022 7:38PM) : I like the idea of the dialogue journals for reflection and comprehension.
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HEATHER M (Apr 03 2022 7:10PM) : I would utilize a word wall and class discussions as well as using pictures. more

I would have a list of key words for vocabulary. I would also have the class talk about birthdays, what they mean to them, and then we would talk about how we feel when we are sad or when someone makes us sad. Then after the story we will all draw a picture of what we remember in the story as well as putting notes on each picture of what we like about it.

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Trevor D (Apr 03 2022 9:37PM) : A word wall is a great way for students to get to know the English language. It will also help them with high traffic words.
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Jamilah F (Apr 03 2022 8:24PM) : How I would engage all my students in to the text is by asking them how old they are and if they feel different when it is their birthday.
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April S (Apr 04 2022 6:11AM) : Hi Jamilah, I think that is a great way to engage students. It will also help them make a personal connections to the reading.
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April S (Apr 03 2022 10:46PM) : To engage all students, I would have an open discussion about their feelings. What makes them sad, mad, happy? I think SEL learning is important.
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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 2:15PM) : April, I think this is a great idea. I think it is wonderful for students to feel safe talking about their feelings in the classroom.
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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 2:14PM) : Response more

I would engage all students by first sectioning the reading for the students so it breaks it into easy to digest chunks. I would then have students try to think of a time they felt like the person who wrote this passage. I would start by talking about a time I felt misunderstood.

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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 1:26PM) : I would enhance this lesson by utilizing Extended Response and have students do "Reading Theatre" utilizing the story.
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Elzada W (Apr 18 2022 11:19AM) : To engage ALL students I will first ask students to tell me about their favorite birthday party or age. I then will give a scenario where I am the teacher in the story and ask my students how it made them feel.
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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 1:31PM) : That is a great idea. I will enhance the lesson by having students illustrate their favorite birthday party or age. (Extended Response)
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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 12:16PM) : I would engage student through "Literary Response Groups". They will discuss a time that they had a experience similar to Rachel. more

I would engage all students with the short story through “Literary Response Groups”. Each student in each group will read a section of the story. Each time the numbers in the story are read, the group will read the numbers together aloud. I will also have students read aloud together any sentences/passages that are repeated in the story. Afterwards students will share a time that they felt emotions like Rachel’s in the form of discussions.

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Leslie H (Mar 28 2022 1:27PM) : What accommodations would you make for students at the beginning level of English proficiency? Name AT LEAST TWO accommodations and explain your rationale for choosing them. [Edited]
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Trevor D (Mar 29 2022 10:01PM) : I would highlight certain keywords throughout the text and read it a bit slower for them so they can understand more clearly.
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Esmeralda C (Mar 31 2022 6:15PM) : Great idea Trevor! I think you can also use visuals for those highlighted words. It would make it easier to understand.
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Esmeralda C (Mar 31 2022 6:10PM) : Using adapted text and practicing high-frequency words. more

One accommodation would be making an adapted text. This way we can scaffold the reading for the students to make it easier for them. We can add visuals to the text, and highlight keywords. Another accommodation I would make is to practice high-frequency words before we read. With that practice, students are able to identify the words without having to decode them.

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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 2:17PM) : Esmeralda, I hadn't thought about providing visuals, but I can see how they would be helpful. For example, you could use visuals when Rachel describes feeling like pennies in a Band-Aid box or compares growing old to an onion.
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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 2:03PM) : For students at the beginning level of English proficiency, I would provide an adapted text of the story, as well as discuss every paragraph after its read so that it is then easier for them to follow along and comprehend.
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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 7:48PM) : Anahi, I thought the exact same way as you when it comes to beginners! Having small discussions after every chunck of reading will help students pause and think about what they have read so far.
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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 7:35PM) : For beginning-level students, I would organize the reading in chunks for students to stop and discuss with each other before moving on to the next chunk. Another accommodation would be modifying and adapting the text we are reading.
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HEATHER M (Apr 03 2022 7:41PM) : Both are great ideas for accommodations. Breaking the story up into smaller parts can help so much.
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April S (Apr 04 2022 6:16AM) : Hi Maria, You gave some great ideas for accomodations. I particularly liked how you would stop and discuss. That's a great way to check for comprehension. An enhancement would be to use visuals or linguistic supports. [Edited]
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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 2:18PM) : Hi Maria, I think that s a great idea. This is a pretty long passage, I think breaking it into chunks would be super helpful.
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Leslie G (Apr 03 2022 3:30AM) : As for the beginning, the 2 accommodations will be that highlight words throughout the whole reading and the second one will be that given the opportunity to adapt the text of the reading and as they read, stop and ask them what is going in the sentence.
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 3:18PM) : Leslie, it would be a good idea to create a word wall or a word wheel with the words the class highlights.
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Elzada W (Apr 18 2022 11:46AM) : Leslie I have saw this done and it actually helps those at the beginning level. Though it may take a little time it is exciting to see all students grasp the comprehension level of reading.
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 3:14PM) : I would organize the text in important chunks so that students can recognize important details and keywords. I would also include visual supports for harder-to-understand terms to help students comprehend the text. [Edited]
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Jamilah F (Apr 03 2022 8:53PM) : Hi Mizaray, I completely agree with putting the text into different chunks. That would really help those beginners because it allows them to not feel so overwhelmed but I would recommend also testing the student by asking different questions to guide them
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HEATHER M (Apr 03 2022 7:28PM) : I would use visual and linguistic support, as well as breaking down the reading into "chunks". This will help the students understand key words in smaller parts of the reading with pictures to clarify key words. [Edited]
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Jamilah F (Apr 03 2022 8:34PM) : 2 accommodations that I would make for beginning level readers is bey have them read in chunks and also have them a Directed Reading-Thinking Activity. more

I feel like these 2 are the best for beginners because after they read a section of the passage the can see if they understand by answer question the go along.

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April S (Apr 04 2022 6:04AM) : Two accomodations I would provide for emergent bilingual students is to allow them to practice with high frequency words. Also, use adapted text.
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Elzada W (Apr 18 2022 11:30AM) : For my beginner readers I would read the text slower while also pointing out key words that they may not know and giving them a definition of the word. Another thing I would do after each passage is checking the comprehension of each student.
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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 12:33PM) : Accomodations for Beginners will include Guided Reading. This will ensure that students comprehend the story and I can ask questions about words/phrases that they are not familiar. I will also use Literature Response Groups to give Beginners options. [Edited] more

The accommodations I would provide to Emergent Bilinguals at the beginning proficiency levels is Guided Reading and Extended Response. Literature Response Groups gives EB’s more options to express themselves and engage in the lesson. It also will a way to assess students comprehension.

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Leslie H (Mar 28 2022 1:28PM) : What accommodations would you make for students at the intermediate level of English proficiency? Name AT LEAST TWO accommodations and explain your rationale for choosing them. [Edited]
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Trevor D (Mar 29 2022 10:05PM) : While reading the story to them I would put emphasize on the sentence structures and the pauses on periods and commas. While being extra on the stops of commas and periods I would read in a slower tone with them so they could understand me better.
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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 2:21PM) : Trevor, I think reading at a slower rate would definitely help the students make out each word and it gives them time to process the information.
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Esmeralda C (Mar 31 2022 6:13PM) : Graphic organizers and vocabulary lists. more

Through the use of graphic organizers, we can scaffold the reading. As we read, I can help them fill out the graphic organizers. For example, we could use a story progression graphic organizer. With vocabulary lists, we can aid the students in understanding what certain words mean. I could even add visuals to the vocabulary list to make it easier.

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HEATHER M (Apr 03 2022 7:45PM) : All that you listed are great and helpful in reading. I like that you are adding vocabulary and graphic organizers.
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Anahi B (Apr 01 2022 2:09PM) : For students at the intermediate level, I would preteach important vocabulary so that they can better understand the story. I would also provide them with a graphic organizer to help them identify key parts of the story like the characters and the theme.
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 3:25PM) : Anahi, a good idea to enhance your accommodation would be to require the students to use the important vocabulary in their graphic organizer.
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Maria C (Apr 01 2022 7:40PM) : The accommodations I would apply for intermediate students is wide range of topics and reading at a slow and steady rate with students, going at the pace they feel fits them bests and having a large range for students to find an interest in what they read
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Leslie G (Apr 03 2022 3:25AM) : The 2 accommodations that I will use are going to be: reread the passage so they will be able to understand the reading of what is going on. the second one will be that underline words that are new to them and find the definition and understand what it is
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Mizaray V (Apr 03 2022 3:23PM) : I would allow students to incorporate drawing in their dialogue journals. Sometimes students can express themselves easier with pictures. I would also include pre-taught vocabulary so that before we read the text and write the dialogue journals, students more

can comprehend better the text and include the vocabulary in their dialogue journal.

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HEATHER M (Apr 03 2022 7:33PM) : With me adding the drawing after the story and peer collaboration, the students could have a better understanding of the story. Also having pre-taught vocabulary can further assistance.
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Jamilah F (Apr 03 2022 8:57PM) : Hi Heather, I like your ideas of accommodation for the students by letting them take their own interpretation of the text. I would just recommend is how would you pre-teach the vocabulary to engage them in to the text.
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Jamilah F (Apr 03 2022 8:40PM) : 2 accommodations for readers at the intermediate level would be peer collaboration and Partner reading. more

The reason why I choose these two is that having them work with a partner can allow them to share what is going on in the passage instead of just one of them trying to figure it out.

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Rose E (Apr 03 2022 8:55PM) : Jamilah, I liked that you would pair up the kids with each other to share what was going on. That's good since they could bounce off ideas from each other and learn things the two didn't think of while the other did.
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April S (Apr 04 2022 6:07AM) : Accomodations for intermediate bilingual students would be to allow them draw, use their native language, or peer collaboration.
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Kenedi P (Apr 11 2022 2:17PM) : Accommodations more

I would go over key vocabulary before reading the passage and I would try to add some visuals to the passage. I would add some visuals to increase comprehension and I would go over vocabulary to also increase comprehension.

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Elzada W (Apr 18 2022 11:38AM) : I would practice high-frequency words with them. Showing students the words and having them repeat them helps them with remember the words. I would also create a word wall of unfamiliar words with definitions or pictures that help understand the word.
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Nacosia M (May 12 2022 1:02PM) : Accomodations I would use for Intermediate Emergent Learners is Independent Reading and Extended Response. Due to the repetition in the story, it will increase their reading speed. Extended Response will encourage social interactions.
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Rose E (Apr 03 2022 8:39PM) : A way I could engage students in this text is to ask them if they felt like they were misunderstood, that way they could get into that feeling and maybe could relate to the reading
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Rose E (Apr 03 2022 8:51PM) : Two accommodations I would use are reading chunks then discussing with the students about it before moving on, and the other would be adapting to the text we will be reading
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Trevor D (Apr 03 2022 9:36PM) : Reading slowly in chunks will help students with lower levels understand better in what is going on in the story
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Elzada W (Apr 18 2022 11:41AM) : I think that this is a great way to help students at the intermediate level. Sometimes things may not be clear but if we take that time to stop and be sure they understand then it helps them grow in the comprehension area
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