The other side by jacqueline woodson reading curriculum, integrated curriculum for elementary education, literature units for 1st through 7th grade, interdisciplinary curriculum. Read the story titled the other side by jacqueline woodson. White socks only, night golf, the story of ruby bridges, grandmamas pride, and freedom summer. Choose from activities and discussion questions to build childrens understanding of generosity, community, and service to others. Written by jacqueline woodson clovers mom says it isnt safe to cross the fence that segregates their africanamerican side of town from the white.
It can be used in small group or whole group setting. December 10, 2014 woodson won the national book award for young peoples literature for her memoir brown girl dreaming. Today, you will read a story titled the other side and a poem titled a sweet smell of roses. But the two girls strike up a friendship, and get around the grownups rules by sitting on top of the fence together. Please see my reflections and thoughts on when i read the other side to my 5th grade library classes under the what i know for sure tab of this blog. Jul 29, 2014 written by jacqueline woodson clovers mom says it isnt safe to cross the fence that segregates their africanamerican side of town from the white side where anna lives. It can be used for whole group, small group, and independent instruction which makes these resources a smart choice for literacy centers or readers workshop. Interactive read aloud lesson for the other side by jacqueline woodson. This story is about two girls, clover and annie, who are separated by a fence, and they both feel a bond between them right when they meet. Lewis, is probably one of the most uplifting childrens books that deal with that subject ever. As you read, think about the actions of the characters and the events of the stories.
She and annie get to know each other sitting on the fenceuntil clover s friends let annie play with them. Jacqueline woodson on growing up, coming out and saying hi. Penguin this teachers guide to some of jacqueline woodsons books was created by deborah taylor, coordinator of school and student services, enoch pratt free library in baltimore, maryland. Get your students engaged with crafts, interactive printables, anchor charts, and more. Students will read some of her fiction books and compare and contrast the stories. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.
Woodson addresses race relations with two young girls, one black and one white. Each kindness, by jacqueline woodson, and more the new. Afeni is twelve, wealthy, spoiled, and doesnt care to have a pregnant girl living in her house even if the girl is the daughter of her mothers best friend from college. The other side by jacqueline woodson is a great powerful book to promote tolerance, communication, friendship and openmindedness. The narrator and protagonist of the story is clover, a young africanamerican girl. In this lesson, students will use this strategy to make interpretations about a characters emotions through their actions. This interactive read aloud of the other side will help elementary students become better readers and ask thoughtprovoking questions. Kids wings activities for the other side by jacqueline woodson.
A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a jane addams peace awardwinning author. The other side by jacqueline woodson reading is fundamental. In a small rural towni didnt have a specific state in mind. Each kindness, by the newbery honorwinning author jacqueline woodson after tupac and d foster, feathers, show way, has beautiful watercolors and prose, strong characters. Guide students to make texttotext connections with the other side. The other side written by jacqueline woodson is perfect for introducing a difficult topic. This resource is designed as a supplement focusing on identifying problems and finding solutions. Upstate in olive, new york and at the writers room in manhattan. The fence divides people according to the color of their skin. May 23, 2015 jacqueline woodson reads from brown girl dreaming at 2014 nba finalists reading duration. Proverbsenglish grammar worksheetsvocabulary worksheetsvocabulary ideas. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. How was the world different in these books than it is today.
Jan 06, 2017 this set of lesson plans, resources, and activities is for use with the other side by jacqueline woodson. It is the dividing line between the black and white sides of the community. Read freedom summer by deborah wiles and the other side by jacqueline woodson to become familiar with the stories used in this lesson. Clover has always wondered why a fence separates the black side of town from the white side. From day one, the girls hate each other and must figure out how to live under the same roof with each other and all of their opposing ideas. Lewis 2001 is not news for some of you, but for me, it is the perfect newly discovered introduction to the civil rights segment of my youths who change the world unit, a unit that explores how youths throughout history used their voices to speak out against socially unjust worlds. Written by jacqueline woodson and illustrated by e.
I love jacqueline woodsons vernacular and storytelling voice. The other side by jacqueline woodson reading curriculum, integrated curriculum for elementary education, literature units for 1st through 7th grade, interdisciplinary curriculum, gifted and talented curriculum. Read aloud other books that address issues of black history. Each kindness and the other side by jacqueline woodson are perfect picture books for teaching point of view, theme, comparing themes, how a characters actions contribute to the sequence of events and comparing plots setting and themes by the same author. The other side is a childrens picture book written by jacqueline woodson and illustrated by e. Sep 15, 2016 the other side by jacqueline woodson activity included. I have been reading many childrens books that deal with prejudice and racism, but out of all the childrens books i had read that dealt with that subject.
The complete noprep resource includes a full lesson plan along with supporting materia. Click to read more about the other side by jacqueline woodson. Theyll also discuss what they think makes jacqueline woodson an awardwinning author. A fence stretches through the town where clover, the young african american narrator of this story, lives.
Make one copy of the visualizing poster for use in class. This is a unit to study the book the other side by. Today, you will read a story titled the other side and a poem. One example was written by jacqueline woodson, the other was written by me. But this summer when annie, a white girl from the other side, begins to sit on the fence, clover grows more curious about the reason why the fence is there and about the daring girl who sits on it, rain or shine. This story is about two girls, clover and annie, who are separated by a fence, and they. While the main characters forge a friendship that does not see color, your students will have rich opportunities to. The other side which is written by jacqueline woodson along with illustrations by e. Beloved author jacqueline woodson and sophie blackall have created a heartwarming story for kids adjusting to the idea of a new family member. Jun 14, 2015 close reading isnt about just ticking through words on a page. Apr 04, 2017 the second example is similar to the writing style of woodson, powerful, enticing, and full of adjectives. Jacqueline woodson on growing up, coming out and saying hi to strangers woodson, the author of the young adult novel brown girl dreaming, says that. This is lesson plan to be used for close reading of the the book the other side by jacqueline woodson.
Twotime newbery medalist lois lowry has crafted a beautiful picture book about the power of longing and the importance of reconnection between a girl and her father in postwwii america. In the second session, the students listen to and discuss the other side, a picture story book by jacqueline woodson. Jacqueline woodson born february 12, 1963 is an american writer of books for children and adolescents. This teachers guide to some of jacqueline woodson s books was created by deborah taylor. The other side, by jacqueline woodson, is no ordinary childrens book. That summer the fence that stretched through our town seemed bigger.
The guide below provides before, during, and afterreading discussion questions. The other side printables, classroom activities, teacher. Young readers will be reassured by gias eventual understanding that the baby wont ruin the special bond she has with her mom, and might even be a sweet addition to the family. The other side is a story about a town with a long fence. Gather three instructionallevel texts that match the needs of three levels of reading in your class see. Today, you will read a story titled the other side and a. Diversity, friendship, racial equality, segregation openingsynopsis. The other side by jacqueline woodson, is a story about two girls who strike up a friendship in a segregated town. The other side written by jacqueline woodson and illustrated by e. Here are two more examples of picture it descriptions.
Jan 27, 2016 this interactive read aloud of the other side will help elementary students. Two girls, clover and annie, become friends in a small, segregated town. The other side black history month childrens books heal. This lesson includes instruction on fluency, expression and dialect, point of view, character change, symbolism and authors purpose. Jan 15, 2020 students will use their understanding of plot, theme, and comparing and contrasting in this lesson that teaches about an awardwinning african american author, jacqueline woodson. In this set of worksheets based on the book, coming on home soon by jacqueline woodson, students complete a vocabulary word search, a crossword puzzle, a word scramble, sentence completion activity, and essay question. Jacqueline woodson is the 20182019 national ambassador for young peoples literature clovers mom says it isnt safe to cross the fence that segregates their africanamerican side of town from the white side where anna lives. The other side by jacqueline woodson activity included. I would love the opportunity to someday see her in person and hear her read her stories aloud. Noticing annie, a white girl, sitting on a fence watching clover and her black friends play, clover finally reaches out. A fence stretches through the town where clover, the young african american narrator.602 174 1484 1181 730 658 55 139 1514 1547 1229 89 503 232 1544 1247 124 1082 13 1248 1579 702 180 599 322 168 260 205 829 52 1538 585 186 1049 216 56 116 1105 1056 1483 1035 853 1099 192