This read aloud is a planned think aloud. Please read the first lesson in this series, Think Aloud: The New Read Aloud before teaching this lesson plan for it to make sense. In a think aloud, the teacher thinks about what he or she is reading aloud for students to hear; therefore, modeling comprehension. You Are Special is a brilliant story and chapter book for students of all ages. It is about small wooden people called the Wemmicks who put golden star stickers and gray dot stickers on each other all day long. The golden star stickers go to the talented, well liked, smart, and beautiful Wemmicks.
Pastor Max Lucado blogged about what he views as inappropriate behavior from a presidential candidate who calls himself a Christian. If you've been following the presidential campaign, you have probably heard some talk about the power of the evangelical vote. Pastor Max Lucado is a prominent evangelical pastor and a prolific best-selling writer who almost never writes about politics. And that's one reason millions found a recent essay of his so interesting.
Max Lucado on COVID-19 Pandemic: 'What Appears to Be Evil, God's Going to Use for Good'
What if, for one day, Jesus were to become you? What if, for twenty-four hours, Jesus wakes up in your bed, walks in your shoes, lives in your house, assumes your schedule? Your boss becomes His boss, your mother becomes His mother, your pains become His pains? With one exception, nothing about your life changes. Only one change occurs.
He grew up in Andrews, Texas. His father, of Italian ancestry, was an oil field worker, while his mother served as a nurse. Lucado attended Abilene Christian University where he received an undergraduate degree in Mass Communication. While a student at Abilene Christian, Lucado worked to pay his way through college by selling books door-to-door with the Southwestern Advantage entrepreneurial program. However, this required that Lucado get a graduate degree in Bible and Biblical Studies, and have at least two years experience ministering to a church.