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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Using QARs to Develop Comprehension and Reflective Reading Habits

Students are introduced to question-answer relationships (QARs). Using the QAR strategy, students identify different types of questions and learn how to determine the appropriate response for each question type.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

From Little House to My House: Exploring History and Family Roles

Blaze a trail to new perspectives on home and family through historical fiction read-alouds. Students compare an episode from one of the “Little House” books by Laura Ingalls Wilder (in picture book format) with the author’s life and with their own experiences.

 

Grades   4 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Vote for Me! Developing, Writing, and Evaluating Persuasive Speeches

This lesson encourages students in grades 4 and 5 to think critically and write persuasively by focusing on preparing, presenting, and evaluating mock campaign speeches.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Ekphrasis: Using Art to Inspire Poetry

In this lesson, students explore ekphrasis—writing inspired by art. Students find pieces of art that inspire them and compose a booklet of poems about the pieces they have chosen.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Book Report Alternative: Rewind the Plot!

In this alternative to the traditional book report, students report on their novel choices by rewinding the plot.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

STAR Search: How Do I Find the Book I Need?

Students become familiar with STAR Search, which provides a set of steps and thinking processes for intermediate students to use in finding library resources relevant to a specific information need.