RIDGEWOOD SCHOOL READ ALOUD OF THE MONTH! http://ridgewood.res.schoolfusion.us/ Read aloud of the month: Being Frank This This month's school wide read aloud is Being Frank by Donna W. Earnhardt. Frank needs to learn that total honesty isn't always the best possibility! Students will be hearing the book in their classrooms, discussing it during Open Circle, and it will also be featured at our January 16 ROC assembly.
The Nonfiction Detectives: Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. One of the many strengths of the book is that it works for very young readers as an introduction to two important figures from American history, and it's effective for older students learning about civil rights and the power of words.
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The Hat by Jan Brett. This book is a traditional Literature Folktale from a different country. This is the cutest book! It is about a hedgehog who has the misfortune of getting a wool sock stuck on his head. Everyone makes fun of him and he is embarrassed. He tells them it is warm and they all find clothes to put on. When the girl who has lost her clothing items finds her sock she pulls it off of him and he feels better! All the other animals are still wearing clothes!! Don't make fun of…