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Clayton Does The Unthinkable

Clayton Does The Unthinkable

Written by Lydia Light

About the Resource:

Clayton is a young boy with Asperger’s Syndrome who is bullied at school. In this story, he finally starts to learn how to stand up for himself in positive ways.

For Ages: 7 to 9 years | 9 to 11 years

Categories: Character Education | Friendship | Story Time

Reading Level: Level 3 - Intermediate Readers

Interactive Features: Image Sequencing | Comprehension Quiz

Type of Resource: Audio Book

Resource Grade: Grade 3

Keywords: Bully, Mean, Fear, Asperger’s, Syndrome, Fitting in, Self-acceptance, Empower, School



Common Core State Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.7
Explain how specific aspects of a text's illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).

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