Title: My Name Is Yoon
Reference: Recorvits, H. (2003). My Name Is Yoon, Dongguan City, Guangdong Province: South China Printing Co.
Annotation: This story follows Yoon as she recently moved to the United States from Korea and settles in her new home and school.
Grade Level: 1-5
Readers who would like this book: Children that know what’s it like to move to a new school and have a new home.
Rate: 4, this story shows how important names are and what meaning comes with a name.
Text-dependent question: How does Yoon change throughout the story?
Strategy: Open-Mind portraits
I would use this approach with this book because Yoon (윤) has many inner thoughts in this book and letting students draw what’s happening inside Yoon’s mind it will help them comprehend how Yoon is feeling.