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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

A Journal for Corduroy: Responding to Literature

Connect home and school, literature and life, as students take a storybook character home with them and take turns writing stories about his visit.


Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Identifying and Classifying Verbs in Context

The interactive read-aloud in this lesson helps students to identify and classify the three verb types—action, state-of-being or linking, and helping verbs.


Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Demonstrating Comprehension Through Journal Writing

Students demonstrate comprehension by responding to open-ended questions based on the Newbery Honor book Mr. Popper's Penguins, and then draw from the text and their personal experiences to create journals.


Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Family Memoir: Getting Acquainted With Generations Before Us

Creating a memoir of an older family member allows students both to learn more about their own backgrounds and to learn the power of storytellers.


Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Who’s Got Mail? Using Literature to Promote Authentic Letter Writing

Students discuss and chart letter elements and write their own letters to adults at school, reinforcing letter-writing skills beyond the classroom lesson.


Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Promoting Diversity in the Classroom and School Library through Social Action

Students explore the effects of stereotypes by analyzing children’s books. Then they create bookmarks that encourage readers to question the assumptions of stereotyped books and to seek out matching, balanced texts.