Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Author Study #2- Patricia Polacco
Patricia Polacco shows the REAL keeping quilt and talks about it - and how she played with it as a child! (3:35)
Teaching with Patricia Polacco Books
Patricia Polacco's New Book - the theme is about cliques and online bullying. This is a good one to ask your school librarian to purchase!
Literacy Teaching Resources
Author study: Patricia Polacco
Struggling Readers K-5
The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco... Students decorate a quilt piece about family and write a paragraph about their family traditions
Patricia Polacco reads Thunder Cake
Polacco author study
This is wonderful for teaching character traits. Students really connect to the author's story about her struggles as a student.
Favorite Read Alouds
Read..."My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother" By Patricia Polacco. Then, use for character traits AND adjectives to describe. GREAT!
Ukrainian Painted Eggs and Patricia Polacco — A Perfect Pairing | Scholastic.com
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