Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun uses an endearing little girl to teach a powerful lesson. Some people may need one thing, and others another. Lucy felt that she should deal with Ralph on her own. When she got home, She told Papa Gino all about what had happened and he was so proud of her for listening to what he had told her about treating others the way you want to be treated. Sometimes you need to tell the teacher. Family: I am lucky to have a large family.
They could talk it out or seek help from an adult. This would be a wonderful book for them to read to help them all understand why they are all different. Lucy is one of a kind and Ralph loves to point that out. Show an example of how a recipe is written. He calls her names and torments her.
Payment is one of several factors used to rank these results. You're not adding anything new just by repeating what just happened with a cliche description. This story is particularly useful for my text set because it emphasizes the need to be respectful for moral reasons. I am married to the coolest guy ever and together, we are raising our baby girl Ruby. Lucy's defining moment comes when Ralph truly needs help.
Likes: Salt and vinegar chips, french fries, barbeque sauce, reading, coffee, photography, music playing the piano , free time, scrapbooking, sunshine, the lake, my family, and my mac book. You can use this book to discuss bullying, treating others the way you would like to be treated, and how to be a good friend. This would have been perfect. She was sad, embarrassed and furious. In the illustrations throughout the book Ralph seems to always be alone. How can Ralph be so mean? You chose to treat others the way you want to be treated. Read this book for a class on child and adolescent counseling.
Instead, Lucy shows kindness despite how Ralph had teased her. She decided to help Ralph down from the monkey bars. Maria's experiences have shaped her into an individual who lives life to the fullest, appreciating what she has and one who uses her passion to make a difference. Simple and lovely story Simple and lovely story A quick and easy read with a great message. She speaks on a number of empowering topics such as bullying, building character and reading and writing for young authors. This would be a wonderful book to use when teaching about friendship or bullying. Early in the book, Papa Gino reminds Lucy that all people are different and that makes them interesting, not wrong.
Even when you have it, some people will try to bring you down by whatever means they deem necessary. You can expand upon them, or add your own twist. Great for an elementary teacher, counselor, or parent to use when teaching a lesson about standing up for yourself when you are bullied, but doing it in a way that promotes self respect and kindness- even to the bully. Lucy's defining moment comes when Ralph truly needs help. Lucy's wild hair was great and made me smile, and I feel like a lot of mykids would appreciate that she looks quite a bit like many of them. Do you think it would taste good? What are the different ways in which we eat spaghetti? Lucy told Ralph how she felt after she received the dog bones and nasty note. Kindness, empathy and integrity were the foundation for Cardinal Rule Press when it began and continue to be as the company grows.
This book is aimed at children aged 5+. Because she knows what she stands for, Lucy has the courage to make a good choice. Ask students to bring in pictures of these celebrations or if appropriate hold a special luncheon in which students bring celebration foods that are important to their family traditions. It doesn't mean one person is right or wrong. What a boring world it would be if we were all exactly alike! I loved reading about strong female characters and loved teaching lessons about character.
When Ralph was stuck on the monkey bars Lucy helped Ralph to the ground despite her own hurt feelings. She speaks on a number of empowering topics such as bullying, building character and reading and writing for young authors. If Lucy or the bystanders sought help the bullying may have stopped. They could tell Ralph to stop. I enjoyed the message it sent because children can receive negativity from many areas so it is great to have this positive message infused into their knowledge base. I have to admit, I started going to U of M then happily switched over to Michigan State. Or is she the kind of person that lives by the golden rule that her Papa Gino has taught her? She lives with her grandfather, who asks her if everything is okay, and she says everything is fine instead of asking for his help or advice.
That's not the same thing as explaining things in a different way. This charming story empowers children to always do the right thing and be proud of themselves, even when they are faced with someone as challenging as Ralph. There's a boy named Ralph in her class who makes fun of her for both of those and it hurts her feelings. Because she knows what she stands for, Lucy has the courage to make a good choice. Look for clues in the facial expressions of the characters in the book. Lucy is one of a kind and Ralph loves to point that out.
Instead of it feeling like a negative experience it encourages the children to have a positive experience on what can happen when you do the right thing. At the climax of the story, Lucy must make a decision on what kind of a person she is. The title should reflect a unique food item from their culture. Lucy is happy just being herself until a boy in her class, Ralph, starts making fun of her. Some people cut up their spaghetti, others roll their spaghetti with a fork, some people eat spaghetti in a bowl. This book addresses the theme of having the courage to be who are and being comfortable in that identity even though others might feel uncomfortable or feel it necessary to judge.