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Book Clubs: Reading for Fun

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Book Clubs: Reading for Fun

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Introduction: 50 minutes; thereafter: 10 minutes per session
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Graphic Map

The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activities by charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group of items, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   1 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 21

Celebrate the first day of summer with summer reading.

Families are invited to a June literacy fair to end the school year and get students on the right track for the summer.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 30

Paperback books were first introduced in 1935.

Independent reading is promoted among students by organizing a paperback book swap in the classroom or with other classes at the same grade level.

 

Grades   1 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 16

Oprah Winfrey launched her book club this week in 1996.

Book clubs are created within the classroom or with a grade level or different classes.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   K – 8  |  Strategy Guide

Tracking and Supporting Student Learning with Kidwatching

In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to use kidwatching to track and support student learning. Teachers observe and take notes on students’ understanding of skills and concepts and then use the observations to determine effective strategies for future instruction.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Professional Library  |  Book

Standards in Practice, Grades 3–5

Recognizing that the literacy demands that our students now face require their active involvement in their own learning, the author and three other successful teachers have developed a wide variety of ways to encourage that involvement.

 

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ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Start Your Own Book Club

Children can enjoy a community-building experience by meeting with friends to choose, read, and discuss books together.

 

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