Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Wonder by RJ Palacio

I am collecting resources to use with the book Wonder.

Websites:

Choose Kind 
There are videos by the author, pledge sheet, resources a certificate that can be printed for each student!
Great website

Great List of Discussion Questions to use in the Classroom from RJ's site

Blog by Mr. W he has a great list of resources that align with each section in the novel.

RJ Palacio site has annotations, questions for discussion etc.

Teaching Wonder with Trudy Ludwig

Tagxedo to create word cloud with character traits



Related Books:

Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig

Quotes:
https://docs.google.com/a/ugcloud.ca/document/d/1iDgilCVncD3SWEkCU9esDUPMm80hJm6OLP8tTfjP7ww/edit?usp=sharing
 Sidewalk chalk quotes


Videos:




A short clip from a NatGeo Channel show called Taboo. This 3 minute clip is appropriate for upper elementary kids. Their son has a severe facial deformity, just like Auggie in Wonder. I felt that seeing a real little boy who actually struggles with the way the world sees him would make the power of Auggie's journey less mysterious for my kids:



Ask the kids to jot in their notebooks about their overall impressions, what they think the filmmaker's message was, and what, if anything, it had to do with Wonder


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