Rock your Socks for Down Syndrome Awarness Day

Rock your Socks for Down Syndrome Awarness
Posted on 03/09/2020
Rock your Socks! Rock your socks
Here are some wonderful resources. Just follow the links 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEB2bk29AMQ   My Friend Isabelle by Eliza Woloson

A narrated picture book which focuses on friendship between two kids and discusses what they like to do that is the same and different) * This is the video and story that I am using in my collaborative lesson for 2nd grade with Ruth during Art. *

 

Good for 3rd and 4th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrJ47F0aFOA&list=PL7D474167C2B4070D&index=4

A music video performed by Matty B, a young rapper whose sister has Down syndrome and touches on underlying concepts of bullying and acceptance. – get your tissues ready.

 

Good for 5th and 6th

http://www.justlikeyou-downsyndrome.org/   “Just Like You” 

A video narrated by teenagers (13 minutes) – get your tissues ready, again.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4p9GyWXWcw  Clips from the above video (3 minutes)

 

Good for 3rd and 4th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrJ47F0aFOA&list=PL7D474167C2B4070D&index=4

A music video performed by Matty B, a young rapper whose sister has Down syndrome and touches on underlying concepts of bullying and acceptance.

 

Picture books, which are available for use, include:

 

A Rainbow of Friends by: P.K. Hallinan (grades PreK-2)

My Friend Isabelle by: Eliza Woloson (grades PreK -2)

47 Strings Tessa’s Special Code by: Becky Carey (grades 1-3)

What’s Inside You Is Inside Me, Too: My Chromosomes Make Me Unique by: Deslie Webb Quinby (grades 2-4)

Hannah’s Down Syndrome Superpowers by: Lori Leigh Yarborough (grades 3-6)

Taking Down Syndrome to School by: Jenna Glatzer (grades 3-6)


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