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Book Report Alternative: Creating a New Book Cover

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Book Report Alternative: Creating a New Book Cover

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Lisa Storm Fink

Lisa Storm Fink

Urbana, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Materials and Technology

Student Interactives

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MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

Selected texts for students to examine

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Book Cover Guide

Grades   3 – 8  |  Student Interactive  |  Inquiry & Analysis

Book Cover Guide

Explore the parts of book covers and dust jackets with this online guide, designed to to allow users to review the content that appears on each portion of these artifacts.

 

Book Cover Creator

Grades   K – 8  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Book Cover Creator

The Book Cover Creator is designed to allow users to type and illustrate front book covers, front and back covers, and full dust jackets. Students can use the tool to create new covers for books that they read as well as to create covers for books they write individually or as a class.

 

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