However, in this example, who and ever are distinct words. Jan 24, 20 whoever you are is my second book about peace and equality. This lesson begins by reading the book to the class, making sure that students are able to see the illustrations up close. Whoever you are display with images harmony day, harmony. Whoever you are by mem fox, leslie staub, paperback. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. In this session, student pairs will use the venn diagram interactive tool to compare and contrast the ideal version of acceptance from whoever you are with the reality of acceptance and intolerance at their school right now. Staub has been represented by lemieux galleries for four years, and her work for whoever you are was on display there in 1997.
Whoever you are, i fear you are walking the walks of dreams, i fear those realities are to melt from under your. Access thousands of highquality, free k12 articles, and create online assignments with them for your students. Moving toward acceptance through picture books and twovoice texts. What are activities, games or sports you like to play. You can go for drinks on thursday after work with your team. Sep 23, 2015 does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version. Booktopia has whoever you are, reading rainbow books by mem fox. I am a huge fan of your music and love the message you send to children. Student activities the teacher store book clubs book fairs. Demonstrate the functions of the venn diagram interactive tool as you provide instructions for the activity. This was a great book to follow up that message and talk about how no matter where we are in the world we.
Hardly a day goes by when you dont have lunch with one of your work friends. Ask students to suggest what clues about the story the cover gives to the reader. Whoever is a subject pronoun and works like the pronouns he, she, and they whoever wrote this poem should win a prize. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
Discuss the similarities and differences between people across cultures with a series of reading activities based on the beautiful story and illustrations in whoever you are by mem fox. Read the book on paper it is quite a powerful experience. Whoever you are by mem fox before reading the book. Author mem fox communicates a message of acceptance in this beautifully illustrated story. Whoever you are by mem fox is a story which celebrates the differences. Moving toward acceptance through picture books and twovoice. Apr 11, 20 in my last lesson plan i mentioned whoever you are by mem fox it is one of my favorites, a rich and beautiful book that uses simple language. Whoever you are by mem fox is an internationallyminded picture book that promotes openmindedness, selfawareness, identity and tolerance. This whoever you are by mem fox packet contains a variety of activities that correlate with the book. Connecting literature to students lived experiences in the school and classroom, this lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn about situations of intolerance and discuss ways to move to a more ideal world in which acceptance is the norm. Apr 24, 2012 in my last lesson plan i mentioned whoever you are by mem fox it is one of my favorites, a rich and beautiful book that uses simple language to describe the profound similarities and differences that we all have. For remote team activities, you have to be more intentional about it. Aug 12, 2017 little one, whoever you are, wherever you are, there are little ones just like you all over the world. Whoever you are by mem fox is a story which celebrates the differences between children everywhere.
This book is an appropriate extension or summary to a curricular unit that celebrates our unique characteristics. At a time when, unfortunately, the lessons of tolerance still need to be learned, whoever you are urges us to accept our differences, to recognize our similarities, andmost importantlyto rejoice in both. How do the artists illustrations enhance and extend the story. Teach your child about diversity and inclusion with these multicultural childrens picture books, perfect for toddlers, preschool, and elementary students. Hardcover book by mem fox and leslie staub is 30 pages. Whoever you are by mem fox classroom and teaching resources. First graders experience literature which shows how communities live around the world. See more ideas about activities, harmony day and multicultural activities. Whoever you are printables, classroom activities, teacher. A vivid and unusually illustrated book that travels the globe and brings children. A oneworld, weareallthesameundertheskin message for the very young from fox the straight line wonder, p. This story is a celebration of all the different kinds of children all over the world, whoever and wherever they are. Whoever you are by mem fox is an internationallyminded picture book that. So begins the australian author mem foxs joyful picture book whoever you are, a celebration of the worlds diverse.
At a time when, unfortunately, the lessons of tolerance still need to be learned, whoever you are urges us to accept our differences, to recognize our similarities, and most important to rejoice in both. The first was the allegorical tale feathers and fools, which was aimed at an older age group. Whoever you are is a celebration of both the unique differences and special similarities of children around the world. What are things that may make you smile, laugh, and cause you pain. Best of all, if after reading an e book, you buy a paper version of whoever you are. Christmas around the world activities and a freebie. Student activities the teacher store book clubs book fairs scholastic education. This story celebrates those external and internal qualities that make us different and the same. Whoever you are hardcover book at lakeshore learning. This was a great book to follow up that message and talk about how no matter where we are in the world we are all the same on the inside, even if we. If you have time, plan to teach the children to sing come, come, whoever you are as a round.
Jan 21, 2012 my prep class and one of the grade 12 classes read a book by mem fox called whoever you are. There are also some great discussion questions that can be used in the classroom or when working with another class. Whoever you are by mem fox, illustrated by leslie staub first reading of whoever you are be familiar with the book, whoever you are. This beautiful picture books talks about how children all over the world have differences ie. Whomever is an object pronoun and works like the pronouns him, her, and them give the document to whomever in the department. In this global community instructional activity, 1st graders read books such as whoever you are, by mem fox and create a work of art based on their. Whoever you are is for children aged from one day literally to about five years old. Whoever you are by mem fox social justice literature for. So begins the australian author mem foxs joyful picture book whoever you are, a celebration of the worlds diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences.
Skin color, homes, schools, lifestyles, and languages may differ and newcomer staub shows how, in folkart oil paintings mounted in gilded and jeweled wooden frames. This story weaves its way across cultures and generations, celebrating the bond that. Moving toward acceptance through picture books and two. When you turn the pages youll experience a new kind of adventure through the power of story. Social and emotional development and social studies. Oct 30, 20 in my last lesson plan i mentioned whoever you are by mem fox it is one of my favorites, a rich and beautiful book that uses simple language. Whoever you are is my second book about peace and equality. After reading whoever you are, use this memory matching puzzle to help students build familiarity with the book s vocabulary words. Akj education 4702 benson avenue, halethorpe, md 21227 18009226066 fax 18887702338. Aug 11, 2016 this is a music video of a childrens book, whoever you are written by mem fox and illustrated by leslie staub.
This is obvious since ever is being used to mean at all times, or at any time in this context. This is seen through the books vivid illustrations of children all over the world who exhibit different customs, languages, food, homes and schools. Nov 08, 2017 readaloud of whoever you are by mem fox. In this autobiographical art lesson, students read the book whoever you are and use art supplies to create a body cutout of themselves. The repetitive text structure, vivid illustrations, and clear message makes this an ideal anchor text for mini lessons focused on determining importance, identifying. Poems about famous americans,selected by lee bennett hopkins and bless this house, the first book that she has both written and illustrated. Postreading activities play the video, whoever you are, created and performed by the grade 23 class of windang public school. Improve your students reading comprehension with readworks. Starting with the picture book whoever you are, students. After reading whoever you are, use this memory matching puzzle to help students build familiarity with the books vocabulary words. Stirring words and bold paintings weave their way around our earth, across cultures and generations. Ask students to think about the authors message as you read.
The kids always love to hear mighty jackie, the strikeout queen. Music composed by scott nagatani, sansay music 2001. This is a music video of a childrens book, whoever you are written by mem fox and illustrated by leslie staub. The author, mem fox, addresses that people may look different, attend different school, live in different houses, and speak different languages, but they all have similar hearts. For teaching about social studies at beginning of the year. Show the cover, give title, author and illustrator. Ask students to comment on the illustrations and layout in the book. You can grab a few walkandtalk coffee meetings throughout the week. If youve got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas youd like to contribute, wed love to hear from you.
This is an inspiring celebration for all children, whoever they are. Whoever as a pronoun is one word meaning whatever person, or anyone that, or no matter who. A oneworld, we are allthesameundertheskin message for the very young from fox the straight line wonder, p. Whoever you are by mem fox scholastic books for kids. Celebrate how children all over the world are different yet similar and how this brings us together. See alternate activity 2, leadership in action leading a round in congregational worship if you wish to extend the childrens engagement with this song. Each new game presents a new set of randomly selected words. Do you think those may be the same for other people, whoever they are, wherever they are, all over the world. Consider items such as colour, texture, patterns, representations and layout.6 502 1515 1110 1355 454 465 812 349 82 1141 1321 1263 844 873 720 1507 269 1465 1195 949 1369 739 1010 1480 1006 211 1164 679 622 1381 1199 720 184 722 1508 289 1508 669 398 435 567 582 160 509 97 1043 1286 1171 1024