Teacher Guides, Reading Comprehension packets, mentor texts, and everything you need to teach most of Patricia Polacco's books. 

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Author Study: Patricia Polacco

by Gabriela Gonzalez

Children’s Authors on the Web By Barbara Robertson Author Study: Patricia Polacco
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The WORLD of PATRICIA POLACCO:

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A Guide for Educators Curriculum Connections, Discussion Questions & Classroom Activities Link:
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Thank You, Mr. Falker Written by: Patricia Polacco | Read by: Jane Kaczmarek “Little Trisha is overjoyed at the thought of starting school and learning how to read. But right from the start, when she tries to read, all the letters and numbers just get jumbled up. Her classmates make matters worse by calling her “dummy” and “toad."
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NPR Interview: Patricia Polacco has written and illustrated more than 90 picture books. Her young readers are drawn to her stories about family and growing up. She has won many awards for her illustrations, which are done in gorgeous, full watercolor. Polacco's latest book is called The Blessing Cup.Polacco tells NPR's Jacki Lyden that early life had a profound effect on her work. Many of her books feature her grandmother, called "Babushka" in Yiddish, and take place on her grandmother's farm in Michigan.
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Introducing a Patricia Polacco - Author Study What do your students already know about Patricia Polacco and her books? Let them share their thoughts, then add to what they know with the following story about her childhood memories, her family, and her life as a writer and illustrator.
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Mentor Text for "Thank You, Mr. Falker" by Patricia Pollaco
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