Click on the to listen to the story. The rope in this story was like a family treasure because it has been in her family for such a long time. Do you have any family treasures? 1. Tap the to begin activity. 2. Use the tools to draw things that are special in your family. For example, if you moved to a new city, what would you want to make sure to take with you? 3. Use the to tell me about your family treasures. 4. Tap the when you are finished. Family Why: This book has been nominated for the 2021 Patricia Gallagher Picture Book Award, an annual award given to the book with the most votes from students across Oregon. Our class will read all 5 nominated books and each student will vote for their favorite book.
This activity is aimed at K-5 and was created by members of the Lane County Literacy Council in Eugene, Oregon. Supplemental resources Author Jaqueline Woodson’s and illustrator James Ransome’s websites: https://www.jacquelinewoodson.com/ https://jamesransome.com/ Educator toolkits and guides: https://library.ohio.gov/wp-content/uploads/This_Is_the_Rope_toolkit1.pdf https://www.penguin.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Woodson_Guide_15_6p_WEB.pdf https://dcmp.org/guides/TID8890.pdf Jump Rope Rhymes https://www.verywellfamily.com/old-fashioned-jump-rope-rhymes-1696145