Your Name is a Song Mentor Text Unit with Google Slides Distance Learning



This mentor text unit uses the diverse book Your Name is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow. This unit is perfect for back to school. It is available in both print and digital Google Slides, so it is perfect for classroom and distance learning.


✏️Teacher read-aloud questions

✏️Student sheets that walk through reading process and comprehension

✏️Response activities to promote a positive and accepting classroom culture

✏️Rubrics for student and teacher assessment


What is Included?

  1. Pedagogy Behind the Curriculum
  2. Sticky Note Template
  3. Sticky Note Read Aloud Questions
  4. Preview and Predict
  5. Read & Retell
  6. Retelling Rubric
  7. Characters
  8. Theme
  9. Reflect
  10. Response Rubric
  11. My Special name Response
  12. Pronouncing Names
  13. My Class Name Glossary


*Please Note: You will need to purchase the book to use these resources.


✏️Perfect for back-to-school

✏️Flexible for in-person or remote learning

✏️Incorporates diverse books

✏️Supports a classroom culture of acceptance


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