Looking for ideas on how to teach students all about background knowledge as they read books? Check out the three mini lesson statements and watch the video to get more ideas on how to teach background knowledge with three specific books.
Here is a chart with three mini lesson statements and examples of how to frame your whole class discussion. Fill out your charts with these organizers as you discuss each book with the class!
My Name Is Sangoel is a wonderful story about a refugee boy who moves to America with his mom and little sister after losing his father in war. They learn how to live in a brand new scary world, and Sangoel comes up with a creative way to be sure that everyone can say his name correctly and keep honoring his home country.
My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World is a true story about how kids all over the world can get their hands on library books. It's very fascinating to see how different kids lives all over the world!
Out of This World Literacy is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com