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Crazy Loco Application for Resources for Classroom Instruction

Crazy Loco Application for Resources for Classroom Instruction

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Published by: Jesse Franzen on Jan 08, 2009
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Application for Resources for Classroom Instruction
(Designated use: Resources NOT approved as district curriculum or library materials)(Approximately 30-60 day process)
 Title of Resource:_Crazy Loco by David TalbotRice__________________________________________  Type of Resource:Film
Audio Book
Unit of Study X
Mexican AmericanRecommending Teacher:_JesseFranzen_______ School:_Helena MiddleSchool_____ Date: July 15,2008GradeLevel:__8th_________ I have checkedcurriculum. This resourceis not used at anothergrade level.
How does the resource contribute to thecurriculum?One selection of literature circle uniton Latin American culture, historicalfiction, modern, first personnarratives, group discussion, grouppresentation
 ___________________  _____ 
How does the resource contribute tobreadth and depth of viewpoints? (eg.controversial issues, multiculturaldisability, gender-fair, etc).Latin America, specifically Mexicanimmigrants, various narrators, and isengrained in the culture which isincreasingly becoming part of ourmodern life in the UnitedStates
How is the resource age appropriate forthe social and emotional development of students at this level?It has multiple national awards, Lexilerating within the age, and isrecommended by the AmericanLibrary Association asdevelopmentallyappropriate
Please identify one or both
(if applicable
 Lexile Score:
Attach a favorable review from a reputablesource.(
Your building librarian would provide great assistance!)
Review attached
 If no, please provide an explanation:
 _____________________________  __ 
 _____________________________  __ 
Attach your rationale for using thismaterial for this level
(contact department chair for a blank rationale template).
Rationale attached
 If no, please provide an explanation:
 _____________________________  _____________________________  ____ 
Signature of recommending teacher: _____________________________________ Date:__________________________Signature of supporting professional who has read, viewed, or listened to theresource: ___________________________Signature of Department Chair:__________________________________________________________________________Signature of District Curriculum Administrator:_____________________________________________________________
Statement of Explanation
The Recommending teacher is responsible for reading, viewing, or listening to theresource, completing this application, writing the rationale, and securingsignatures required.
Application for Resources for Classroom Instruction
Learning resources shall be selected by professional staff to help meet curricular, instructional, and assessment objectives.
Curriculum Connections
(Consider the following.)
Contribution that resource makes to the curriculum and to the interestsof the students, based on state and district standards
Contribution the resource makes to the breadth and depth of representative viewpoints on controversial issues
Contribution of representative viewpoints, including, but not limited to,multicultural, disability awareness, and gender-fair concepts
Contribution the resource makes in developing critical thinking skills
Appropriateness of the resource for the age of the students with whomthe resource is intended to be used
Emotional development

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