144. Just Us Women by Jeanette Caines
Topics: road trips, family, freedom, women, bonding
Units of Study: Talking and Writing About Texts
Tribes: mutual respect
Habits of Mind: applying past knowledge to new situations, thinking flexibly
Reading Skills: inference, interpretation
My Thoughts: I’m beginning a new unit this week–a unit devoted to strengthening my students inference and interpretation skills. I’m looking for short and engaging texts to read aloud. This is a great text for modeling how readers can infer a lot of information about a character/relationship from a simple line of text.
Entry filed under: African-American Authors, Female Authors, Picture Books. Tags: applying past knowledge, bonding, family, freedom, inference, interpretation, mutual respect, road trips, talking and writing about texts, thinking flexibly, women.